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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

DC’s ‘Teen Titans: Raven’ graphic novel reimagines the classic Titan
4:30 pm PDT 15/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

  Targeted to young readers, graphic novel imprints from DC Comics, Zoom and Ink, aren’t scheduled to release for another six months or so, but recently readers got a first look at one of the upcoming books-Teen Titans: Raven.   Writer Kami Garcia and artist Gabriel Picolo took to Twitter to share a pair of interior images from their graphic novel about the daughter of Trigon. Here’s how DC describes Teen Titans: Raven: When a tragic accident takes the life … Read More

Stan Lee
Marvel veteran Stan Lee bids adieu at 95
11:00 am PDT 13/11/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel co-creator, legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee has passed away on 12 November at the age of 95. According to TMZ, Lee was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from his Hollywood Hills home and died there. The news was confirmed by Kirk Schenck, an attorney for Lee’s daughter, J.C. Lee. Born as Stanley Martin Lieber on 28 December, 1922, he grew up poor in Washington Heights, where his father, a Romanian immigrant, was a dress-cutter. … Read More

Fenil Comics
India gets its first ever comic book encyclopedia, ‘Fenilverse’
7:30 pm PDT 31/10/2018 By Yugandhara Shete

With a journey that began in 2011, Fenil Comics has been the creator behind many comic characters for its own publication. And, now with so many characters playing a role in the Fenil Comic Universe, the need for assembling their information became important, giving birth to Fenilverse. “When we launched first book in 2011, it was clear in our mind, one day we shall release India’s first ever comic book encyclopedia for our comic book characters,” said Fenil Comics founder … Read More

Exploring the broadening horizons of Manga in India
7:00 pm PDT 29/10/2018 By Parth Kaushik

90’s kids have grown up humming tunes of the Pokemon theme song, collecting ‘tazos’ and spinning many Beyblades in the craze of our favourite cartoons. Manga, a unique style of art that is peculiar to Japanese Comics, has had a widespread influence over Indian viewers. A majority of the millennials who grew up watching Cartoon Network can recall being fascinated by a breadth of regaling and gripping Japanese content. Few people know that even Jungle Book, the series based on … Read More

Wolverine gets a smouldering super-power in ‘Return of Wolverine two’
3:30 pm PDT 27/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Logan has made a come-back to the Marvel Universe, but this time he’s different with his latest power. Debuting this week, Return of Wolverine two finds a resurrected Logan embarking on a new journey with his new friend, to try and save her son from a mysterious evil organisation. However, Wolverine’s return hasn’t been sudden. The build-up to the Return of Wolverine series took place over several months. With Hunt For Wolverine, an event that brought together heroes from all over the Marvel Universe to search … Read More

‘Star Wars: Darth Vader’ comic reveals ‘Rogue One’ castle secrets
2:00 pm PDT 23/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Comics writer Charles Soule let slip Darth Vader’s castle secrets in the latest issue of the Star Wars comic. The castle in question first appeared in the film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It was on the same planet where Darth Vader had his final duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith. In Rouge One, the film’s main antagonist, Orson Krennic, went to Darth Vader to get his help against Grand Moff Tarkin. Charles Soule’s … Read More

Karnataka to offer free comics on Gandhi in English and Kannada to celebrate his 150th birth anniversary  
4:00 pm PDT 01/10/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Karnataka state government are organising cultural and educational programmes centered on Gandhi on 2 October, marking the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma. As a part of this programme, they’ll offer free comics on the ‘Father of the nation’. (as The Economic Times reports) Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will open the celebrations at Ravindra Kalakshetra in Bengaluru on Tuesday. The Information department has brought out books on Gandhi in English and Kannada with illustrations by artist B.G.Gujjarappa, targeting school children. … Read More

‘The Magicians’ being adapted into comics by Boom! Studios
12:00 pm PDT 25/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Lev Grossman’s 2009 novel The Magicians is foraying into the world of comics in 2019, as Boom! Studios has acquired the comic book and graphic novel license of the novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter (THR). The first release as part of the deal, will be an original graphic novel penned by Lilah Sturges and Pius Bak titled The Magicians: Alice’s Story. The comics will have a cover from Steve Morris. Scheduled for release in July 2019, Alice’s Story will … Read More

Marvel bids adieu to X-Men Cable in ‘X-Men: The Exterminated #1’
1:30 pm PDT 12/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Comics has revealed the cover and plot details for X-Men: The Exterminated #1, where the titular mutant group comes together to mourn the loss of Cable, who perished in X-Men: Extermination #1.  The issue will follow Hope Summers as she grieves the death of her adoptive father. Hope’s journey could easily descend into darkness and Jean Grey may be her only salvation. Helmed by Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler (the creative team behind Marvel’s Cable series), X-Men: The Exterminated … Read More

‘D.E.B.I.’ : A post-apocalyptic take on the mythological event of ‘Mahishasuramardini’
7:00 pm PDT 08/09/2018 By Sharmindrila Paul

Future- A void, an unknown phenomenon that holds a lot of mystery. And that’s what we, humans are most concerned as well as afraid of-the fear of the unknown. Over the centuries, people have in their ways tried to assess and possibly predict the future that ranged from science, to mythology, to art and much more. This thirst of knowing what’s beyond our grasp, is so driving that few people find themselves immersed in it taking the help of their … Read More

Superior Spider-Man ready to make a comeback this December
1:00 pm PDT 08/09/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel has announced to bring back Otto Octavius (aka Doctor Octopus) in his own ongoing comic series, The Superior Spider-Man this December. The series will give him a Spider-journey of his own, independent of Peter Parker,  to be the best Superhero he believe he can be. Written by Christos Gage and art work by Mike Hawthorne, the events of this book will most likely build off of The Superior Octopus, which has been announced for an October release. This new … Read More