All The Licensed Comics!

Comics are booming in popularity, variety and just generally being fantastic these days – and on the international scale it’s never been bigger and closer to mainstream than it is right now. One element of that which doesn’t get covered a lot by itself is the licensed properties, i.e, comics about things that weren’t originally…

DC Rebirth: 1 Year In Review

I’ve recently been asked by the good folks at Comic Con India to continue my collaboration efforts with them to promote the culture of sci-fi, fantasy and of course, comics. They’ve recently launched an effort called The Geekly which is like a free-to-read collective blog which will field (for now anyway) contributions from their founder…

2016 – A Pretty Good Year?

That header, the title above, seems strange to type out and read – saying it and hearing myself say it is even stranger. At this point I have to admit even I’m not sure if I’m being sarcastic or not. But was it really that terrible a year? As horrible as we’re all imagining it?…

REVIEW: The Illuminati (Marvel, 2015)

The Illuminati #1 (MARVEL, 2016) STORY : Joshua Williamson ART : Shawn Crystal There have been other Marvel series bearing this name, This is the recent one where supervillainThe Hood tries to recruit Titania and a bunch of villains to form his own evil Illuminati

REVIEW: Devi: Rebirth #1 (Graphic India, 2016)

Devi: Rebirth #1 (Graphic India) STORY: Siddharth Kotian ART : Mukesh Singh (art), Nanjan J (colours) & Jenny Frison (cover) This issue marks a revival of a relatively in-limbo character of Devi by Graphic India. Originally published by someone else and with several starts and stops, this comic seems to be trying to be both…

The power of a picture to open minds.

I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what he was shooting turned out to be not just uniquely powerful, but also showed how…