Comic Books
Books  /  Published 04.03.19

Tinkle tales, up in the air

Talk about growing up in ’90s India and it’s hard not to talk about Tinkle. The comic book that gave us iconic characters like Shikari Shambu and Suppandi, has rebooted one of its beloved family m...
By Ushnota Paul in

Entertainment  /  Published 28.12.19

The ultimate geeky wish

No other place in Delhi would have been safer than the NSIC Exhibition Ground in Okhla from 21-23 December with an umpteen number of superheroes gathered under one proverbial roof to celebrate a geeky...
By in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 13.11.18

The superhero who did not need a cape

Stan Lee, the man who gave us an alternate, super-powerful pop culture universe, is no more. But we will continue to see glimpses of him in his fantastic superheroes. “As extraordinary as the charac...
By Sriparna Ray and Rahul Awasthi in

Books  /  Published 21.05.20

Lusty blows from the hammer of morality

In 1954, the American psychiatrist, Fredric Wertham, emerged as a mighty adversary to the comic book industry with the publication of Seduction of the Innocent. As strange as it may seem today to fans...
By Sohini Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Van brings books and smiles to kids

She studies in Class III and dreams of being a teacher. She loves reading, especially comics with funny illustrations. But getting her hands on a book isn’t easy for this eight-year-old daughter of ...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 13.11.18

Goodbye super Stan

If Stan Lee revolutionised the comic book world in the 1960s, which he did, he left as big a stamp — maybe bigger — on the even wider pop culture landscape of today.Think of Spider-Man, the blockb...
By Jonathan Kandell & Andy Webster / The New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Veronica and Betty have moved on

Sir — Rumour has it that Archie, the teenage heartthrob, is set to lose his crown. The two girls who have been vying for his attention have apparently moved on. Betty and Veronica, whose inimitable ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

An Adrenaline rush that's not enough

The village of the indomitable Gauls — by Toutatis! — is under attack. But it is not cunning Caesar and his legionnaires who are rampaging across the village. Lo and behold, it is a woman, who, ru...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 16.02.19

Graphic overhaul for folktale

For Deepali Mahanta Kayal, a sexagenarian and a contemporary visual artist and a doctor, comic books have been a good friend from her childhood.Kayal’s passion for comics has led to write a comic bo...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati


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