comic books

Science fiction writer Harrison dies at 87


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Harry Harrison, an American novelist whose science fiction novels achieved cult status in post-Soviet Russia, died Wednesday, his official website reported. He was 87.Reports did ... Read more...

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Uday Chopra launches ‘Yomics’ comic book label


July 25th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Uday Chopra is all set to launch a new label of comic books, "Yomics", based on Yash Raj movies like "Dhoom" and "Ek Tha ... Read more...

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ poorly executed reboot (IANS Movie Review)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Amazing Spider-Man"; Actors: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans; Director: Marc Webb; Rating: **1/2A desperate battle for survival. How else does one describe "The Amazing Spider-Man", the reboot of ... Read more...

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Comics are recent mythology, says ‘Spider-Man’ actress Emma (With Images)


June 16th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Spiderman story can be told over and over again without affecting viewer interest, says actress Emma Stone, who plays Peter Parker's love interest Gwen ... Read more...

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Shannon feels grown up


March 12th, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Actor Michael Shannon believes appearing in a forthcoming Superman movie proves he has grown up.The actor is playing the role of evil General Zod in "Man ... Read more...

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Amazing Spider-Man trailer released


February 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The official trailer of the movie Amazing Spider-Man has been released. As many expected, the trailer revealed that the movie will be different from the previous ... Read more...

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‘Chronicle’ blends genres with clever twists and turns (IANS Movie Review)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chronicle"; Cast: Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan and Dane DeHaan; Director: Josh Trank; Rating: ***A pretty unheard movie with no A-listers on its credits list, "Chronicle" is a blend of ... Read more...

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Comic book on movies comes to India with ‘Don: The Origin’ (With Image)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A graphic novel "Don: The Origin" narrating the genesis and story of "Don" and "Don 2" starring Shah Rukh Khan, is expected to draw ... Read more...

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Kids develop comic book characters to fight flab


August 4th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Looking to tackle ills like childhood obesity, researchers came up with the idea of asking children to create their own comic book characters on the theme ... Read more...

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Cartoon exhibition opens in Delhi


June 14th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Defying the age-old cliche of associating cartoons with just laughs and humour, an exhibition of comics focusing on the serious social issues like poverty, prostitution ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Witherspoon to aid quake-hit Japan


April 14th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Actors Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon are among many Hollywood stars to support Japanese musician Yoshiki's efforts to raise money for relief efforts in earthquake and ... Read more...

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‘Spider-Man’ musical director Taymor to be replaced by McKinley


March 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 11 (ANI): Problem-plagued musical 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' will now be directed by Philip William McKinley after the show's director, Julie Taymor, quit.Lead producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah ... Read more...

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Spider-Man comic sells for a record $1.1 million


March 10th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first Spider-Man comic printed in 1962 has been auctioned for more than $1 million.The book was purchased by a private buyer from Philadelphia during the auction. ... Read more...

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Spider-Man’s comic debut sells for $1.1M


March 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 9 (ANI): The first Spider-Man comic book released in1962 has fetched a whopping 1.1 million dollars in an online auction, according to US online auctioneers.The copy of the Marvel comic ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s radio tirade ‘angers’ witch community


March 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 07 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has "angered" a witch community after one of his notorious tirades on a radio show last week.In a week in which the embattled actor described himself ... Read more...

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Liam Neeson not in ‘Batman’ sequel


March 6th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson insists he has not been asked to reprise his role of Ra's Al Ghul in forthcoming Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises".That rumour ... Read more...

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‘The 99′ Muslim superheroes to hit TV screens soon


February 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
'The 99' Muslim superheroes to hit TV screens soonDubai, Feb 26 (ANI): As many as 99 Muslim superheroes are set to hit the television screens around the world this summer.Dana Ebrahim aka ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah condoles death of Amar Chitra Katha creator ‘Uncle Pai’


February 25th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has condoled the death of Anant Pai, popularly known as 'Uncle Pai', who passed away in Mumbai on Thursday.Uncle Pai was ... Read more...

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Robin Williams in ‘Dark Knight Rises’


January 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Actor Robin Williams is likely to play Batman nemesis Hugo Strange in "Dark Knight Rises".Strange is one of Batman's first recurring villains in the comic books. He ... Read more...

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Dutch Prisoner Angelo MacD’s Torture: Too Big for Cell


January 29th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch prisoner Angelo MacD has taken his pleas to court in The Hague, saying that he is too big for his prison cell, and should be allowed to ... Read more...

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Dutch prisoner Angelo MacD is too big for his cell


January 28th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch prisoner Angelo MacD has a unique problem on his hands. Apparently his prison cell is too small for him. It ought to be mentioned that Angelo ... Read more...

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Read, sketch, buy, sell at India’s first Comic Con


January 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Remember pacing through your favourite comic book with a torch tucked inside a blanket? Indian comic book aficionados can now relive those moments at the ... Read more...

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Action scenes in ‘The Green Hornet’ terrified comedian Seth Rogen


January 11th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Wondering what Hollywood funnyman Seth Rogen is doing in a pine coloured suit, escaping blown up cars and engaging in physical combat? He has ... Read more...

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Comic books creator honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star


January 5th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Creator of popular comic books Stan Lee has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California.Lee, 88, has published more ... Read more...

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Comic book sequel on Sarah Palin released


December 16th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A comic book on former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's life had come out in 2008, and now a sequel to it 'Female Force: Sarah Palin, Act 2', ... Read more...

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Unicef to promote child rights in Lucknow festival


November 24th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Around 45 children from Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh will participate in 'Lucknow Mahotsav', a 10-day cultural extravaganza, and spread child rights issues, an official said Wednesday.Unicef communication ... Read more...

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Akash And Kiera Of Anjaana Anjaani In Comic Books Now!


October 18th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Box office collections, notwithstanding, Anjaana-Anjaani is certainly on a roll. The two suicidal protagonists in the rom-com  who meet when they are on the verge of ... Read more...

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Now, Ranbir-Priyanka as comic book characters


October 16th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Box office collections notwithstanding, "Anjaana Anjaani" is certainly on a roll. The two suicidal protagonists in the rom-com who meet when they are on ... Read more...

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Its Only ‘Red’ For Bruce Willis!


October 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actor is all set to embrace the release of his latest film “Red” this Friday and going by the reactions of the actor, he sure ... Read more...

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Stan Lee’s Pow Entertainment and MTV to go digital with new comic Book series ‘The Seekers’


October 10th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Stan Lee's Pow Entertainment, is soon to come out with a digital comic book in association with MTV, titled ‘The Seekers’.According to news ... Read more...

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KISS inducted Mohegan Sun’s Walk of Fame


August 21st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Mohegan Sun has declared that KISS, one of the most iconic and one of the most recognized rock bands that ever walked the earth, has been inducted into ... Read more...

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Michelle Rodriguez bored of film remakes


August 1st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Actress Michelle Rodriguez has revealed that she's bored of seeing remakes and 1980s revivals hit cinemas.In recent years, movie theatres have been bulging with big budget reboots, with ... Read more...

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Roderiguez bored of movie remakes


August 1st, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Actress Michelle Rodriguez is urging Hollywood bosses to come up with some new ideas because she is bored of seeing remakes. Movie theatres have been bulging with big budget ... Read more...

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Will Eva Longoria-Parker Be Seen In ‘Avengers’?


July 28th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Eva Longoria-Parker, the star of the ‘Desperate Housewives’ has managed to win over millions of American viewers with her performance. Certain reports, however, ... Read more...

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Frank Frazetta’s Conan Painting Sells For $1.5 Million


July 24th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 40 year old painting by Frank Frazetta has been bought by a private collector for a whopping $1.5 million. The depiction of the legendary hero ... Read more...

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