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The Village
Last month during a gala event in Mumbai, India, Amazon Prime Video during a gala event Prime Video Presents India in Mumbai announced the release of forty original Indian shows for the next two years The Village is among one of forty web series that will be streamed on Amazon with six episodes for season[...]
Pokémon GO Announces New PokéStops for India in 2022
Pokémon GO has announced new PokéStops coming to India in 2022 Let's take a look at this new rollout, which was announced alongside this image of an intensely dense collection of PokéStops, will entail. Pokémon GO PokéStops Credit: Niantic Over on the official Pokémon GO blog, Niantic announced: Today, we are happy to announce the addition of new[...]
Here's a look at the performance poster for Hampstead Theater's production of Drawing The Line, streaming for free until April 19.
Brenton's play tackles the partition of Indian in 1947 Schools in the West barely teach exactly how it happened Millions died, and the consequences are still playing out today It became the subject of series 11 of Doctor Who Brenton's 2013 play delves deep into the bungled actions of Britain that brought it all about[...]
Saif Ali Khan Races to Save Mumbai in Netflix's 'Sacred Games' Trailer
Credit: Netflix Based on author Vikram Chandra's best-selling novel, Netflix's Sacred Games is the streaming service's first Indian original series — and as you can see from the trailer below, the series focuses on the dark underside of Mumbai shows that things aren't starting off quietly Produced by Phantom Films with Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane directing, the[...]
India's Future in the DC Universe from Doomsday Clock: The Doomed
But other countries are catching up… But who is who? Let's look at The Doomed from India. The Doomed — a newly named team. Aalok of the Komeriah – first appearance Hawkman #2, 2002 created by Geoff Johns, James Robinson, and Rags Morales The leader of the Elephant-like race kept by the Makhna as slaves, and the ascendants of[...]
archie Bollywood
Calling it an "an epic announcement that's sure to send shockwaves around the globe," Archie announced that they're partnering with Graphic India to make a movie based on Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Moose, and the rest of the crew. The press release calls the project "the first international comic to be translated for Indian screens,"[...]
Breathe Trailer: How Far Would You Go to Save Your Child's Life?
I left India and when I came back, the first film I auditioned for was Kai Po Che!" Source: Deadline Hollywood How far would you be willing to go to save someone you love? Would you let someone die? Would you take a life so that someone else could live? Those are the questions raised and[...]
Paramount TV, Anonymous Bringing Epic Novel 'Shantaram' to Series
Martin's Griffin After an extended bidding war for adaptation rights, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV are set to bring Gregory David Roberts's sprawling 2004 novel Shantaram to series television. Anonymous Content's Nicole Clemens and Steve Golin are set to executive produce alongside Andrea Barron; with the deal also including series adaptation rights to Robert's sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. In[...]
Civilization VI Brings India & Chandragupta Maurya To Next Update
The latest addition they've decided to show off is India, which will feature Chandragupta Maurya as the leader You can check out the video below to learn move about this empire's inclusion into the game, but the greater details probably won't be out for a few more days as they have been for previous additions.  [...]
Thursday Runaround – The Lenny Henry Spider-Man
Where the character normally works for a newspaper or a radio station, we have made our main character the director of a social media site, to bring it into the modern era. So, like Clark Kent now then… SPIDER-FAN British Comedian Lenny Henry has an Amazing Fantasy cover for his iPhone…   INDIAN COMICS GET POLITICAL Well, it worked for IDW[...]
Comic Convention Complaints Go International
An article in the Times of India highlights the complaints from attendees of Comic Con Express, the first ever comic convention in Hyderabad, India The biggest complaint was that the convention had very little to do with comic book and more to do with merchandising as only 20 of the 70 booth were comic book related. One attendee[...]
Tuesday Runaround – Jody Leheup To Gokul Gopalakrishnan
Lekin jab tak Bullett Raja hai, tab tak suraksha hai!" Sure to get the audiences whistling we think! INDIA CONNED? Times Of India finds its Comic Con is like… other comic cons… Comic Con Express — the title itself suggests that the two-day event was supposed to be dedicated to comics But even as 25,000-odd youngsters thronged[...]
Would You Invest In Dirty White Gold?
Friend of Bleeding Cool, Leah Borromeo is making a documentary about why around twenty-six Indian cotton farmers are committing suicide every day to get out of debt But as well as interviewing participants across the country, Leah has what they call "a naughty plan" in which she states "instead of one of those films that[...]
Cartoonist Arrested For Sedition
Aseem has refused to seek bail. His charge related to accusations that cartoons he drew mocked the Indian constitution, and insulted the Indian flag Trivedi was working with the current anti-corruption movement, creating Cartoons Against Corruption. The Chairman of the Press Council of India told newspapers that even arresting Trivedi was illegal, and that those who arrested[...]
Mr. Smylie Goes to Dubai: Reflections on Middle East Film & Comic-Con
Everyone speaks English (it is mandatory in schools) and English serves as the lingua franca, as only about 1 in 8 people in the UAE are actually native locals, the vast majority being guest workers from India, Pakistan, Indonesia, China, and other points East, as well as a huge number of expat Westerners I don't[...]
Sunday Runaround – When Robert Crumb Went To India
"She had Googled her grandmother to learn about her past, and my name kept coming up," Robbins explains. IndiaWatch: The second annual Indian Comic Con notices something every other country has noticed; The second 'Comic Con India' opened with fanfare at the capital`s Dilli Haat Friday The event showcased a huge range of heroes, both new and[...]
Friday Runaround – From Japan To India To The South China Sea
Now they'll have to go back to scanning in the comics as they come in on a Tuesday… and getting the lettering correct. IndiaWatch: The second annual Indian Comic Con has begun, in Dilli Haat, New Delhi. The convention is also going to introduce 'Delhi's own" special mascot for the convention called 'Superkudi' – a super hero[...]
Thursday Runaround: Ghost Riding
Co-opWatch: DC Comics is extending its co-op advertising programme so that any store using imagery from the upcoming Vertigo book Saucer Country in its advertising, will get 75% of their media costs back. ConWatch: Neal Adams and Carmine Infantino will be headlining at Florida Supercon from June 29th to July 2nd. StripWatch: Jef Burandt and Aaron Bir,[...]
Stan Lee To Create A New Comic Character For India
THR reports that Stan Lee is to create a new comic book character for the Indian marketplace, Chakra – The Invincible A Mumbai-born teenage technical whizz, Raju Rai who gets bitten by a radioactive spider uses his skills to build a special suit that activates the body's Chakras in new and explosive fashions. He won't actually[...]
BBC Report On The Decline Of Indian Comics Seems Rather Familiar
The BBC have reported on the current decline in the Indian comics industry from its glory days See if you recognise any of the following statements. "Like many other youngsters around the world, he has abandoned comic reading and instead catches up with his favourite characters on the Cartoon Network." "Ayan's knowledge of the daily[...]
India Wakes Up To Comics by Mayank Khurana
Mayank Khurana writes for Bleeding Cool; And now behold the "Minicon". This year has been a pathbreaking year for Comics in India We always knew there were comic fans in India , a residual effect of a thriving comic culture in the 90's, but they never had an outlet for release   Come 2011[...]
India Ink: Mumbai Comicon Express
He writes for Bleeding Cool; Over 12,000 people attended the 2 days event that was held for the first time in the city of Mumbai and boy oh boy, was it a resounding success or what? This event was only the second of it's kind in India, the first one being held in[...]
Friday Runaround – Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Fatman
And on Sunday 23rd, when the main exhibition closes,  Mike Carey will be giving a public reading, starting at 3pm. IndiaWatch: Mumbai's Comic Con Express kicks off this weekend Anyone going? TintinWatch: Tintin fan and Guardian reviewer Nicholas Lezard sees the new Tintin film as… well… Coming out of the new Tintin film directed by Steven Spielberg,[...]
India Ink: A Billion Reasons To Publish Comics
Mayank Khurana writes for Bleeding Cool; Hi folks, welcome back to another edition of India Ink, a semi regular column where we talk about the Indian comic scene. As people who have been following this column know, there used to be a huge indigenous culture of comics in the 80's in India that slowly waned away with[...]
India Ink: Indian Comic Con Is Finally Happening
The first Indian Comic Con is happening in Delhi this weekend, and is already sold out Regular Bleeding Cool  correspondent Mayank Khurana will be covering the event for us with his India Ink column. He tells us what he expects of a Comic Con – and what he thinks the Indian event will deliver. Publisher Panels: This [...]
India Ink: Interview With Aabid Surti – Creator Of Bahadur
Mayank Khurana interviews Aabid Surti – Creator of Bahadur, the first Indian pulp hero for Bleeding Cool. What inspired you to create comics? Walt Disney! When I was a kid, around 8 years old (1943) when the Second World War was heading towards its climax, a mini train used to start from the docs of  Mumbai[...]
India Ink – What's Cooking?
By Mayank Khurana, India comics correspondent for Bleeding Cool Mumbai Convention Watch: I understand an American wrestler from the famed WWF may be coming to India to launch his comics in the mumbai comicon.  The talks are on !! I also understand that an editor of a youth magazine in india is also planning to[...]