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Katy Perry gets comic book treatment


June 8th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is the latest star to be transformed into a comic book character.The 27-year-old will be depicted as a cartoon in "Fame: Katy ... Read more...

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Indian artists join in creating Elvis Presley comic (With Images)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian artist, Jeevan J. Kang teamed up with legendary superhero creator Stan Lee in creating the artwork for a new comic book honouring the ... Read more...

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New `Che’ comic inspired by his most famous portrait


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The most famous photo ever taken of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara was shot by Alberto Korda in 1960, an image so endlessly reproduced it became not only ... Read more...

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Comic Con 2012: children, comics drifting apart


February 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ director turns comic book writer


February 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Director Abhishek Sharma, who helmed critically acclaimed "Tere Bin Laden", has turned author with his first graphic novel "Munkeeman".The graphic novel is said to be ... 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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Indian artist’s new animated web series launched in US


December 20th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A digital entertainment company founded by three Indian Americans is launching a new animated web series by noted filmmaker John Woo created with writer Garth Ennis ... Read more...

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Bookaroo outreach drive takes literature to schools


November 9th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Literature will seek out children at their places of study with the Aviva Bookaroo Children's Literature Festival opening a series of workshops and interactions between ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ director’s next a graphic novel


October 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Director Abhishek Sharma, whose comic take on terrorism "Tere Bin Laden" evoked a tremor of titters, is back -- this time with a graphic novel titled ... Read more...

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Prince Harry - now in a comic strip


August 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Prince Harry's "escapades" and his "life and loves" are now the subject of a comic strip.The 32-page comic describes the British royal's life from childhood ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank to star in ‘Shrapnel’


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has signed up to produce and star in the big screen adaptation of the graphic novel trilogy "Shrapnel"."I am a fan of ... Read more...

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Madonna to be immortalised in comic book


June 25th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna's life story is set to be immortalised in a comic book.The highs and lows of the 52-year-old singer will be encapsulated in ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to star in ‘Oblivion’


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has been roped in for a new science-fiction movie "Oblivion" to be directed by Joseph Kosinski.The film is "set in a ... Read more...

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‘Men in Black’ director partners with Indian-American firm (With Images)


May 11th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Liquid Comics, a digital entertainment company founded by three Indian Americans, has entered a publishing and producing partnership with "Men In Black" director Barry Sonnenfeld and ... Read more...

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It’s cooking time for ‘Bond’ star Craig


May 4th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) "James Bond" actor Daniel Craig turned chef on the set of "Cowboys & Aliens" but ditched the role when the entire crew queued up.Contactmusic.com reports ... Read more...

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Book case: Read of courage, karma, radio and economics (IANS Books This Week)


March 31st, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Serious and heavy, the books this weekend tease the intellect.1. "Dream Chasing"; Written by S.B. Mishra; Published by Roli Books; Priced at Rs.250The book ... Read more...

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SRK as producer was a happy accident in Dubai: Director Abbas


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) After playing radio jockey, anchor-presenter, theatre artist and actor in showbiz, Roshan Abbas has now turned director and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has produced ... Read more...

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SRK has unique ‘Always…’ promotional strategy: Abbas


February 21st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Roshan Abbas, who is making his directorial debut with "Always Kabhi Kabhi" under Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment banner, said the superstar has some unique ... Read more...

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Third-grader in US finds sexually explicit book in school library


January 28th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A third-grader in the US got more information than he bargained for when he picked up a sexually explicit book from his school library.Calvin McHenry had checked out ... Read more...

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Writing far easier than drawing: graphic novelist Sarnath Banerjee


January 25th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) He describes the writers' block as creative constipation, has grown up reading Tintin comics and, with his third graphic novel, "The Harappa Files", Sarnath Banerjee ... Read more...

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New Indian graphic novel ‘Untouchable’ launched on Apple iPad


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Liquid Comics, an entertainment company founded by three Indians, has announced the digital iPad release of "Untouchable", an original graphic novel exploring various themes of ... Read more...

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Jolie turned into comic book heroine


November 20th, 2010 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has been turned into a comic book heroine.The graphic novel called "Female Force: Angelina Jolie", written by Brent Sprecher, tells the story ... Read more...

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Children get set, book a date with Bookaroo fest


November 9th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Thousands of young readers will connect to their favourite writers like Ruskin Bond and Anthony Horowitz during more than 70 interactive literary sessions at Bookaroo, one of ... Read more...

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‘Legend of The Guardians’ - a feast for the eyes (IANS Film Review, Rating: ***1/2)


October 30th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Legend of The Guardians"; Director: Zack Snyder; Voiceovers: Jim Sturgess, Helen Mirren, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Kwanten; Ratings: ***1/2Right from the first scene of the film where an owl ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson Becomes A Superhero!


October 28th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, a graphic novel named ‘Superman: Earth One’, written by J. Michael Stracynski got released with the story of a 21 year old Man of Steel. ... Read more...

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DC Comics Unveals Superman’s New Look


October 26th, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Superman had gotten a make-over for the new graphic novel entitled, “Superman: Earth One” which retells the story of the DC Comics super hero that they are calling ... Read more...

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Janelle Monae Sizzles ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Stage


September 29th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Afro-punk star Janelle Monae and Seal rocked the stage on the results evening of 'Dancing With The Stars' this Tuesday. Janelle Monae performed her recent hit ... Read more...

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Why Gemma Arterton loves playing risque characters


September 27th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): British actress Gemma Arterton has revealed her love for playing daring characters.The 24-year-old former Bond girl, who was catapulted to global fame when she landed the role of ... Read more...

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Kovalam fest to focus on Pakistani literature


September 20th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The spotlight will be on contemporary literature from Pakistan as over a dozen writers, thinkers and political analysts from India and abroad converge in Kerala for ... Read more...

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Sam Raimi To Direct Wyatt Earp Superhero Series “Earp: Saint For Sinners”


July 25th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Spider-Man" director Sam Raimi is all set to begin directing his new film "Earp: Saint For Sinners", a film adaption of the comic of same ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett still up for ‘Cancer Vixen’ role


July 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 20 (ANI): Cate Blanchett still wants to star in 'Cancer Vixen'-the graphic novel she optioned by Marisa Acocella Marchetto when it was published in 2006.Marchetto, the self-described "shoe-crazy, ... Read more...

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Museum launches a graphic novel on Anne Frank


July 11th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Anne Frank House Museum has launched a graphic novel on Anne Frank. The museum is hoping to promote the life and times of the young ... Read more...

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The Diary Of Anne Frank, A Jewish Victim Of The Holocaust, Converted Into A Graphic Novel


July 11th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Anne Frank was a Jewish teenager, who, like countless other Jews, was liquidated in a concentration camp administered by Nazi Germany during WW 2. ... Read more...

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Graphic Novel On Anne Frank Set To Release


July 11th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The story Of Anne Frank has been published as a Graphic Novel by the Anne Frank House Museum in an effort to reach a wider audience. ... Read more...

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Director of next Twilight flick woos fans through Facebook post


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): Bill Condon, who will be directing the next movie in The Twilight Saga, has posted an open letter on Facebook in a bid to be accepted by ... Read more...

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