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Being Baba: When to introduce your kids to superhero comic books

May 22, 2019 12:11 pm

Superhero comic books: The movies, TV shows and comics today are meant for adults and you have to be really careful when introducing really young children to them. However, pretty much all superhero characters have kid-friendly versions of their stories.

Tantri the Mantri is now king: ‘It’s about making the naughtiest kid the class monitor’

May 17, 2019 1:02 pm

Tinkle's Tantri the Mantri becomes king: “Since he was behind most of the attempts of King Hooja’s life, he would now be paranoid about someone pulling a Tantri on him,” says Rajani Thindiath, Editor-in-Chief, Tinkle.

With a new Asterix comic coming, relive the adventures with your kids

April 15, 2019 6:18 pm

As the 38th album in the Adventures of Asterix — Asterix and the Chieftain’s Daughter — is set to release in 2019, it’s time to introduce your kids to the legendary comic book heroes, if you haven’t already.

Graphic novels can get kids interested in reading

March 12, 2019 10:34 am

The narration of stories clubbed with images makes it easier for a reader to travel to distant lands and explore other cultures. Pictures help one to understand and imagine the meaning of the text better.

As Tintin turns 90, here are five fascinating facts about the comic book hero

January 18, 2019 12:45 pm

Hergé’s father and uncle were twins and, you guessed right, inspired the characters of the Thompson twins. Opera singer Bianca Castafiore is said to be inspired by his grandmother.

Popeye, the sailor, is turning 90 and grows his own spinach in new videos

December 03, 2018 10:20 am

“People know and love characters like Nancy, Alley Oop and Popeye,” said Andrew Farago, curator of the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. “Their parents, grandparents and great-grandparents know these characters.”

No, comic books are not always meant for children. Not even Marvel or DC

December 03, 2018 10:23 am

The eighth edition of Delhi Comic Con is all set to be celebrated on December 7-8. Before you take your kids to the event, remember comics are not just meant for them. Check the reader age group of comic book you pick up before giving it your kids.

Meet the designer who made Superman and Wonder Woman swap looks

July 13, 2018 4:32 pm

In her latest project, ‘Sexism in Comic Book ART’, 21-year-old Shreya Arora flips the narrative and makes men pose like women on superhero comic covers to show how absurd it looks.

How Asterix, Archie and Tintin whetted our appetite for roast wild boar, burgers and 'Szlaszeck with mushrooms'

March 10, 2016 7:20 pm

Looking back at our first encounters with food different from ours that, more often than not, came from comic books.

Say Pow in Nihongo

August 25, 2013 4:36 am

What happened when Batman travelled to Japan


Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee passes away

November 13, 2018 12:37 pm

Best known as the co - creator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor and many other superheroes, Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics Legend passed away at the age of 95