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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Sandip Roy Show

What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday

Episode 57 August 23, 2020

Comic books as art, protests and propaganda, with Paul Gravett

Comic books have always had the power to absorb and reflect cultures, absorbing the zeitgeist of whatever age we live through. This holds particularly true for Manga, which perhaps is one of Japan’s most famous exports to the world. In this episode Sandip speaks to journalist, curator and broadcaster Paul Gravett, world’s foremost comic book authorities, about the origin of Manga comics and why they continue to flourish, comic book journalism, the American influence on Indian comics like Amar Chitra Katha, and how comics can be used for propaganda, as well as to uniquely address issues in society.

Audio-postcard: What’s in Kamala Harris’ name?


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Comic books as art, protests and propaganda, with Paul GravettComic books have always had the power to absorb and reflect cultures, absorbing the zeitgeist of whatever age we live through. This holds particularly true for Manga, which perhaps is one of Japan's most famous exports to the world. In this episode Sandip speaks to journalist, curator and broadcaster Paul Gravett, world's foremost comic book authorities, about the origin of Manga comics and why they continue to flourish, comic book journalism, the American influence on Indian comics like Amar Chitra Katha, and how comics can be used for propaganda, as well as to uniquely address issues in society. Audio-postcard: What's in Kamala Harris' name? kama You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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