comic books

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

A graphic novel on the push and pull of friendships

The stories occur in places deeply etched into many of our memories—from rooftops to buses to benches in the park to the digital world of emails and texts.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Dhaka Comics' 'Protibastob' is a big step forward in our comic book industry

The 22 stories are written by popular, contemporary writers with big names such as Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, Ahsan Habib, and Mehedi Haque.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

The reasons backlash over diverse casting in The Sandman is groundless

The inclusivity in The Sandman’s casting never seemed like pandering to “woke” culture.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Gaiman’s Paradox: When adaptations are overanalysed

The approach to critiquing any adaptation is to judge it as a separate piece of work, rather than as a companion piece for the book.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ re-creates Neil Gaiman’s world in its own image

If you didn’t read The Sandman, watch The Sandman. If you read The Sandman, don’t expect the same magic as in the pages.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

What we readers want from Zoya Akhtar’s ‘The Archies’

From the trailer it looks like Zoya Akhtar's Archies has a wider cast of main characters than Riverdale, but what we want to see is the original comics' innocence revisited.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

The Archies: What do we know about Zoya Akhtar's adaptation of the beloved comics?

Acclaimed Indian director Zoya Akhtar has started shooting for her upcoming Netflix live-action musical film, "The Archies". For the project, the streamer has partnered with Archie Comics. Akhtar is known for her cerebral takes in mainstream Hindi cinema. To give the adaptation an Indian spin, she will be taking us back in time as it will be set in the 1960s. 

March 5, 2022
March 5, 2022

The Bat-Mania and the Comics that Fuel it

Eventually, though, I did land on it, my first Bat-memory. It originated where my fandom for most superheroes originates—the land of comic books,