Tuesday, December 12

Comics

Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017 powered by One Plus all set for a Grand Show!

Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017 powered by One Plus all set for a Grand Show!

Comics, Latest News
Delhi’s biggest pop culture event of the year, 7th annual edition of  Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017 powered by One Plus is taking place at NSIC Grounds Okhla on 15th, 16th & 17th December 2017. After travelling and cheering up comic lovers through cities like Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bangalore, it has come down to Delhi. Special guests in the event will be Dan Parent who is an artist for Archie Comics; Ryan North, Creator of popular webcomics series Dinosaur Comics and Sonny Liew, Multiple Eisner award-winning artist and writer for The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye are coming to attend Maruti Suzuki Delhi Comic Con 2017. Abish Mathew, widely known for All India Bakchod and as the star of Son of Abish, Sahil Shah from East India Comedy & Naveen Richards from Them Boxer Shorts
TBS Planet Comics launches brand new series at Bangalore and Mumbai Comic Con 2017

TBS Planet Comics launches brand new series at Bangalore and Mumbai Comic Con 2017

Comics, Latest News
Comic-Con is rightly called the heaven for comic lovers and Bangalore based TBS Planet Comics has cashed on the right platform to launch its brand new comics! Interestingly, the new concepts have taken the mythological lane with a touch of modernity. TBS launched mythological comics Uttara at Bangalore Comic Con 2017 which was held recently from 2- 3 December. It is the story of a water princess in the submerged city of Dwarka. It also announced a game based on an augmented reality treasure hunt and is similar to the game Pokemon Go. For all comic book fans, TBS Planet Comics App can be used to read its comics. Whereas, TBS Planet AR App is on play store which enables the AR experience. The AR app will be launched officially in January 2018. At the recent Mumbai Comic Con 2017, a new ...
Insectibiles is the most top-rated series in Germany

Insectibiles is the most top-rated series in Germany

Animation, Comics
With the 3D HD animated series Insectibles scoring top kids’ TV ratings in Germany, the series is shaping up to be the next big thing from CG studio One Animation. The show has been co-produced by KiKA, Discovery and ZDF Enterprises. Despite stiff competition from shows on Nickelodeon, Super RTL and Disney, the show came out on top of the charts in recent monthly figures for Q2 2017. “We showed our faith in Insectibles when we took the decision to put the show in our highly popular 7pm daily slot. And our faith paid off, because now it’s one of the biggest shows in Germany, and the biggest kids’ show for the latest data available from April 2017.” said Sebastian Debertin, Head of Fiction, Acquisition & Co-Production for KiKA. “Undoubtedly two of the big pulls for the show are the
Grumpy Cat and Garfield Crossover For New Comic Book Series

Grumpy Cat and Garfield Crossover For New Comic Book Series

Comics, Latest News
Two of the world’s most famous felines are set to join forces for the first time as part of a new comic book series. Grumpy Cat and Garfield will star in an original story following a deal with Dynamite Entertainment and BOOM! Studios' KaBOOM, which will be written by Garfield creator, Jim Davis. "Teaming up with Garfield for a comic series is a real honour," said Grumpy Cat. "I hate it." Nick Barrucci, CEO and publisher of Dynamite added: "Working with the fine folks at Grumpy Cat has been absolutely wonderful; we've had tremendous success bringing Grumpy to our fans, and helped to grow the comics market with record breaking sales through the direct market, book stores, and Scholastic. Grumpy Cat has been a kind of icon for the depressing era we live in. She is amused by nothing and
Titan Comic’s mini-series Assassin Creed’s Reflections arrives this March

Titan Comic’s mini-series Assassin Creed’s Reflections arrives this March

Comics
Titan Comics has announced a new Assassin's Creed mini-series titled Assassin's Creed Reflections, which arrives on March 9th, 2017. The series will feature four stand-alone adventures starring fan-favourite assassins from the popular video game series including Ezio, Altair and Edward Kenway. Penned by Eisner-nominated writer Ian Edginton (Last Descendants – Locus) and illustrated by Valeria Favoccia (Assassin’s Creed® Uprising), Assassin’s Creed® Reflections goes beyond the storylines of the video game, revealing hidden adventures and brand-new revelations for fans of the series. In the debut issue of this celebratory series, Templar agent Otso Berg’s Animus research leads him to 15th Century Florence, and the memories of the legendary figure Ezio Auditore da Firenze. In a final mee
Is it Graphic Novel or Comic Book? Know the Difference

Is it Graphic Novel or Comic Book? Know the Difference

Animation, Comics, Education
Wandering through a book store and you find the section of graphic novels and while flipping the pages of the novel you find someone who says “It seems you like comic books, that’s nice!”   People always mix up these two terms and it might seem frustrating for those who know the meaning of it and difference. Although both are works of fiction and have panel style storytelling, they are not same. “Maus,” a graphic novel created by Art Spiegelman, was the first comic/graphic novel to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Additionally, comics have been inspiring, read, cherished and used for marketing and propaganda in America since the 1930s. Graphic Novels in India Graphic novels are not new for India too, what is new is the themes they depict. With events like comic con people now k
Mr Bean to be Comic Book now

Mr Bean to be Comic Book now

Comics
Mr. Bean is making his way to the publishing industry thanks to the launch of a new graphic novel series. Developed by Dabel Brothers Publishing, the first issue of the new title – starring the graphic novel likeness of Rowan Atkinson’s Mr Bean – is scheduled to hit shelves in spring 2017. The series will be illustrated by the comic book artist Ricardo Jaime of the Glass House Graphics agency, famed for his work on titles such as Grimm Fairy Tales: Halloween 2013, FAME: Britney Spears, Unseen Justice, Immobile and Darchon. “I have been a huge fan of Mr Bean for as long as I can remember,” said Les Dabel, VP of business operations with Dabel Brothers Publishing. “The opportunity to develop this project and bring Mr Bean’s celebrated humour to life in this new format is definitely a mi
Diamond Toons and California Walnuts launch new comic book ‘Chacha Choudhary and Twiggy’

Diamond Toons and California Walnuts launch new comic book ‘Chacha Choudhary and Twiggy’

Animation, Comics, Headlines, Latest News
Chacha Choudhary remains renowned comic character till date. He is famous for his ‘Computer se bhi tez’ (Faster than computer) mind and the one who solves everyone’s problem with great ease using his wisdom. Diamond Toons has launched a comic book in collaboration California Walnut Commission to share the reason of his healthy body and sharper mind with the kids. In the latest edition, Chacha Chaudhary and Sabu are accompanied by Twiggy, the squirrel who makes children understand the nutritional benefits of walnuts and helps them to be like Chachaji. Twiggy is also the official mascot of California Walnut Commission. The new comic story named Chacha Choudhary and Twiggy talks about how Chacha Chaudhary's unhealthy eating habits as a kid affected his studies. It portrays how developing
Sesame Street’s bestselling book ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ turns 45

Sesame Street’s bestselling book ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ turns 45

Comics
With Sesame Workshop’s bestselling book turning 45, Old Grover is about to find out there’s nothing scary about online birthday celebration The Monster at the End of This Book, which has sold more than 12 million copies since its debut in 1971, has inspired a week-long series of digital anniversary events. For starters, writer and graphic novel illustrator Gene Luen Yang has teamed up with Sesame Street on a crop of social media videos that invite fans to create their own version of Monster artwork, as well as recall their favorite book memories using #Monster45. The anniversary celebration continues throughout the week on social media with a special reenactment from @Grover. “It’s just one of those perfect books that don’t happen every day,” says Jennifer Perry, Sesame Workshop’s VP
Meet the new Indian Female Superhero – Mighty Girl

Meet the new Indian Female Superhero – Mighty Girl

Animation, Comics
Comic book legend Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment and Graphic India, a character entertainment company, have come out with Mighty Girl, a new female superhero for India. The new "Chakra The Invincible and Mighty Girl" comics were unveiled on Saturday at the Bengaluru Comic Con here, read a statement. Graphic India and POW! Entertainment created the comics in collaboration with Unicef's 'World's Largest Lesson' initiative, supported by GEMS Education and Unicef as part of an effort to promote the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, a global plan to end poverty, reduce inequalities and combat the threat of climate change by 2030. Mighty Girl expands the story of Lee and Sharad Devarajan's previous Indian superhero creation, Chakra- The invincible, which premièred as an animated