Saturday, September 22

Comics

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
Ranbir Kapoor Wishes Mickey Mouse ‘Happy Birthday’

Ranbir Kapoor Wishes Mickey Mouse ‘Happy Birthday’

Animation, Channels, Comics
Watch Bollywood’s favourite actor Ranbir Kapoor wishes Mickey Mouse for his birthday With Mickey Mouse birthday coming up on the 18th of November, everyone is set to wish and celebrate our very own and lovable Mickey Mouse. Cartoon’s most adorable Mickey Mouse is turning 89 years old this year  and just like all of us, even the Bollywood stars are excited to wish him a very happy Birthday. Watch the cute birthday wish right here and even comment below your wishes:   Watch Ranbir Kapoor's special birthday wish for Mickey Mouse! #18DaysOfMagic #HappyBirthdayMickey pic.twitter.com/VrsdEqt7qj — Disney India (@DisneyIndia) November 3, 2016
9 Story Media to produce Little Critter series

9 Story Media to produce Little Critter series

Animation, Comics
Mercer Mayer’s book series to be converted into animated series Little Critter LLC, which controls the Little Critter book property from author Mercer Mayer, and Snyder Media Group have tapped 9 Story Media Group to produce a new TV cartoon based on a cast of animal characters in Critterville. The deal was negotiated by former Turner Broadcasting exec Stuart Snyder. Mayer has sold over 200 million Little Critter books worldwide, with around 100 titles released in China just this year. "With their capabilities across CG and 2D animation, commitment to quality storytelling and long-standing track record in international distribution, 9 Story has the passion and know-how to make a Little Critter series a hit show around the world," Stuart Snyder said Tuesday in a statement. “Little Crit
5 Comics to brighten this Diwali!

5 Comics to brighten this Diwali!

Comics, Top Stories
Comics are the best way to take a break from all the chaos around you and laugh at the bizarre moments of life. This Diwali when relatives come to visit you with a mandatory box of dry fruits and a lot of comments of how you have changed in years, you can smile and then take a break with these comics. These comics are sure to make you laugh; they are short and quirky and will make you feel ridiculous. We bring you 5 comics to escape into and so here is our list- Up and Out Comics  For Lack of a Better Comic  Moonbeard Comic  ButterSafe Comics  Octopuns 
5 reasons to visit Comic Con Mumbai this weekend

5 reasons to visit Comic Con Mumbai this weekend

Animation, Comics, Top Stories
It’s almost weekend and just in case you need more excuses to attend biggest pop culture events in the city, it’s time to read this What started in San Diego in the 70s has now become a global event.  San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) witnesses people coming from the around the world, to meet their favourite stars, to know about gaming, new launches and everything related to pop culture. In India, The first ever Comic Con started in 2011 in Delhi and since then there is no looking back. Today, Comic Con reaches to five cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad & Pune. With some starry personalities, brilliant graphic novels and comic books, and of course, a whole lot of cosplay, there’s no dearth of things to look forward to. Here are five cool things that we can look forward to durin

Crackle’s ‘Supermansion’ Debut at San Diego Comic-Con

Animation, Comics, Headlines
Television streaming network Crackle made its San Diego Comic-Con debut on Thursday, July 9, with the first-ever panel for SuperMansion, featuring series’ voice talent Bryan Cranston, Seth Green, Jillian Bell, Matthew Senreich, Zeb Wells, Heidi Lynn Gardner, Tom Root and Tucker Gilmore. During the panel, Crackle premiered a never-before-seen trailer for the stop-motion animated comedy series from award-winning Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, which debuts this fall exclusively on Crackle. (more…)

Hello Kitty goes to London Comic Con with #OneKindThing campaign

Comics, Events, Headlines
Hello Kitty will be hosting a special pop up stand at this year’s event. Hello Kitty is looking to spread a bit of kindness across the UK at this year’s London Comic Con with a social media #OneKindThing campaign. As part of the brand’s mission to get British fans to do one kind thing for family, friends and even strangers, Hello Kitty will be hosting a special pop up stand at this year’s event. (more…)