Graphic novel ‘Xavi Origins: The Struggle’ explores vigilantism in modern India
4:00 pm PDT 19/12/2018 By Parth Kaushik

Comicbook scene in India seems to be flourishing as many Indie artists are coming up with path-breaking and nuanced content. Recently a new Indian comicbook company called Dhansu Production announced that they will be launching their first issue of a graphic novel called Xavi Origins: The Struggle. Written by Yudhveer Dahiya, The Struggle tracks a story of a boy with a volatile past who braves the vicissitudes of life and emerges from setbacks and odds that are heavily lobbed against … Read More

Wolverine to don the classic brown and yellow costume?
12:00 pm PDT 19/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Fans of X-men will recognise Wolverine from the earliest portrayals as the rough-and-tough mutant with swanky sideburns, no moustache and unique prongy hairstyle, sporting the brown and yellow costume as the beloved character’s trademark description. Over the years of different portrayals, Wolverine has been seen in various different appearances. Taking cognizance of the fandom’s keen appetite for 90’s nostalgia, creators have rolled out a new suit for the upcoming X-men run with the return of some classic colours. In the … Read More

Have a good night sleep with ‘Sleepsutra’
5:30 pm PDT 17/12/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

WonTolla brings to the readers the stories about ‘Sleep’. Yes! Possibly the most relatable and pleasurable emotion in any person’s life. At least one third of our life is spent sleeping, and Sleepsutra unravels the states of consciousness we drift in and out of from the day we were born, with our parents watching over us, to sleeping alongside spouses, lovers, companions and friends, to the times we have slept by ourselves, alone! It also sees one through sufferings on hospital … Read More

Marvel announces a new spin on ‘Spiderman Comics’
3:00 pm PDT 13/12/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Undoubtedly, Spiderman is one of the most beloved superheroes in the world.  Spiderman comics have had the widest dissemination, making him a household name along with being a poster boy for Marvel. The good news is that Marvel has announced a new series that is all set to fascinate the fans. Superheroes are not seen to be ageing most of the times. It’s the world around superheroes that they adapt to in order to evolve with times and stay relevant. … Read More

Bengali graphic novel ‘Utsav’ portrays Durga Puja in its truest form
4:00 pm PDT 05/12/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Festivals are an integral part of our lives. They’re a symbol of unity, harmony, togetherness and enjoyment. And for Bengalis it’s all the more, as the common saying goes- ‘13 festivals in 12 months’; the greatest being Durga Puja. To portray a vivid description of the celebrations during these five days, Kolkata based comic artist Satrajit Choudhury is coming up with a new Bengali graphic novel, Utsav. Set in late-90s Kolkata, the story tracks a mystery along with the funny … Read More

Treble Comics releases a new webcomic ‘A Song of Heroes’
2:30 pm PDT 03/12/2018 By Parth Kaushik

The flourishing web-comics scene has been able to cater to a wide variety of audiences over the past decade. Manga-style webcomics have carved out their own niche with a multitudinous fan-following all across the globe. Recently Treble Comics released their new webcomic A Songs of Heroes which is all set to dazzle the fans with intricately drawn figures and fantastic artwork by India-based artists Jazyl Homavazir, Santosh Pillewar and Khushnaz Bode. Written by Patrick Ireland, A Song of Heroes is … Read More

Late legend Stan lee to have more Marvel cameos?
4:00 pm PDT 28/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As the news of Stan Lee shuffling off the mortal coil shook the fans  last week, it set the fans reeling with a rather lachrymose prospect of not being able to see his cameo appearances again which he took great delight in. Lee was an undisputed legend in the comics world. The icon’s comic career started back in 1939, before Marvel existed. He’s responsible for popular characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor and Black Panther. The cameos were a way … Read More

Super villain Ares turns a hero in ‘Wonder Woman’ comics?
1:30 pm PDT 26/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Lately it was revealed that Wonder Woman has a brother who had been raised far out of the spotlight, living a quiet life of fishing and simple pleasures until he learns about his extraordinary powers. But in the 59th edition of Wonder Woman, another brother, Ares came tête-à-tête with our Amazonian princess. Ares might have been previously known for his villainy in the DC’s universe but Wonder Woman comics seems to have revived the character in heroic shades.  The story … Read More

Penguin Random House reveal ‘Captain Marvel’ children’s book
5:00 pm PDT 24/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Before Marvel Studios’ first female-led superhero film, Captain Marvel, hits the theaters, the superhuman character will be gliding into the world of children’s books. (as Comicbook reports) Penguin Random House has unveiled their newest Marvel Little Golden Book, featuring the Captain herself. Written by John Sazaklis and illustrated by Penelope R. Gaylord, the new book will be of 24 pages. The beautiful cover finds Carol Danvers looking fiercely powerful. The official synopsis follows: Superhero Captain Marvel shows that she’s out … Read More

#FeatureFriday: “McCay lives! Again…”- this time, through a stunning graphic novel
6:30 pm PDT 23/11/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

“In the enchanted world of dreams, a killer roams free and only the author of Little Nemo can stop him…” If the blurb of a book begins like this, it’s sure to catch the attention of any ardent reader like me. Such is the case with McCay, that released on 20 November. Published by Titan Comics, McCay is a beautifully crafted graphic novel by writer Thierry Smolderen and artist Jean-Phillipe Bramanti. The book is translated in English by Edward Gauvin.  McCay is … Read More

Marvel Comics and Riot Games team up to explore the ‘League of Legends’ origin story in a graphic novel
11:30 am PDT 20/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The wait is over! League of Legends, one of the most legendary strategy games, is soon going to be unveiled in the graphic novel format, co-created by Riot Games and Marvel Comics in a rare collaboration. Titled, League of Legends: Ashe: Warmother, the graphic novel will explore the Iceberg warrior champion Ashe’s past as she resolves to meet her mother’s expectations as well as fulfill her duty as the leader of her people in the world of Runeterra. The story will … Read More

DC to celebrate 80 years of Batman with two new comic books
1:00 pm PDT 16/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

DC Comics recently released early details on the creators pertaining to the upcoming 1000th issue of Detective Comics, as well as information on the Detective Comics: 80 Years of Batman Deluxe Edition hardcover. On the occasion, DC will come up with two new special releases.  1000th edition of  Detective Comics will feature 96 pages of stories, including a lead story by regular series creative team Peter J. Tomasi and Doug Mahnke that introduces a continued version of the Arkham Knight character … Read More