Akshays Top 10 Comic Covers Of The Week (7th Feb, 2018)

Okay, okay – I’m late. BUT I’m trying and determined to not miss a week! If you were here last week, then welcome back – if not, then welcome to my favourite comic covers of the week. Every week on Wednesday is pretty much new-comic release day and this is my little way of showing…

Akshays Top 10 Comic Covers Of The Week (Jan 31st, 2018)

So I read a lot of comics. Not exactly a secret, but bear with me a moment. I also write comics ( meant to be a plug!). Why I point that out is that being on the “making” side of comics has added over the last few years, great appreciation in my view to the…

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…

Star Trek by Michael Bay?

I had recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Beyond – You can see it here if you so choose: I was unsure about how to react to it – you should know that after a modestly positive reaction to the first movie in the reboot, I was quite disappointed…

Regarding Indian Comics (Open Letter 2.0)

First of all, I want to give a HUGE thanks to everyone out there. My recent Open Letter regarding the state of affairs in the comic industry here in India not only got some lively responses here on the blog, but I also saw it being shared by both fellow creators as well as comic-fans…

Tarantino is a Pokemon – A Hateful Eight review (no spoiler)

I just saw this movie yesterday, in a hall that was as expected, sparsely filled – not a hard thing to imagine with a relatively little publicised and nowhere near as popular by word-of-mouth Tarantino movie here in India. We have our fans of the film-maker but not all that many. SO! We come now…