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…

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…

DC Rebirth Reviewed: Green Lanterns, Aquaman, Action Comics

2016.06.09-B Welcome back fellow comic fans, to another round of DC:Rebirth Reviewed – all read and reviewed by yours truly. It’s been a mixed bag of good and bad (as can be reasonably expected in any such large venture) – I’ve tried my bet to approach it with an open and impartial mind. Whether you…

DC Rebirth Reviewed: Batman, Superman, Green Arrow

So the much hyped and mixedly anticipated DC: Rebirth has gotten underway. I don’t know what your background with all this is but here’s mine: I’m a DC fan since I was a kid, long before I was a Marvel fan or read any other comics besides Lee Falks Phantom, Tintin, Asterix and stuff like…

Hinglish – Humorous losses in translation!

So, I was interviewed recently by IndianComicsFandom and they very kindly gave me a lot of space to talk about things. It was a lot of fun and the fact that it was done in Hindi instead of English was a change of pace for sure! I’ll admit, that there was some google translate involved…