Saif Ali Khan Races to Save Mumbai in Netflix's 'Sacred Games' Trailer

Based on author Vikram Chandra's best-selling novel, Netflix's Sacred Games is the streaming service's first Indian original series — and as you can see from the trailer below, the series focuses on the dark underside of Mumbai shows that things aren't starting off quietly. Produced by Phantom Films with Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane directing, the series […]

India's Future in the DC Universe from Doomsday Clock: The Doomed

The new issue of Doomsday Clock by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen and published by DC Comics, is showing the future of the DC Universe Earth and the superheroes who live on it, around the world. The Supermen Theory, currently causing global uproar, points out that 97% of the superheroes […]

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Archie's Riverdale Gang Heads to Bollywood for New Movie

Archie Comics has cut a deal to bring its iconic teenage characters to Bollywood, a press release revealed today. Calling it an "an epic announcement that's sure to send shockwaves around the globe," Archie announced that they're partnering with Graphic India to make a movie based on Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Moose, and the […]

Breathe Trailer: How Far Would You Go to Save Your Child's Life?

How far would you be willing to go to save someone you love? Would you let someone die? Would you take a life so that someone else could live? Those are the questions raised and the themes examined in Amazon Prime's original thriller/drama series Breathe. Produced by Abundantia Entertainment and set for a worldwide release […]

Paramount TV, Anonymous Bringing Epic Novel 'Shantaram' to Series

After an extended bidding war for adaptation rights, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV are set to bring Gregory David Roberts's sprawling 2004 novel Shantaram to series television. Anonymous Content's Nicole Clemens and Steve Golin are set to executive produce alongside Andrea Barron; with the deal also including series adaptation rights to Robert's sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. In […]

Civilization VI Brings India & Chandragupta Maurya To Next Update

The "Rise and Fall" expansion of Civilization VI won't be added tot he game until February, but Firaxis and 2K Games are slowly rolling out details of what's to come. The latest addition they've decided to show off is India, which will feature Chandragupta Maurya as the leader. You can check out the video below to learn move […]

The Pirates Don't Always Win: Blackmailing Ring Arrested, Including Theater Owner

With the recent rash of attacks involving ransomware affecting companies worldwide, Walt Disney's Bob Iger telling employees that their latest installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is being threatened to be released online by a group calling itself informed Disney unless they pay their own ransom, it would seem that hackers are getting […]

Thursday Runaround – The Lenny Henry Spider-Man

MILLARWHIRLED Mark Millar and Duncan Fegredo are launching their new Image comic, MPH, at Forbidden Planet in London on Saturday 24th May from 1 till 2pm. That's right, it's rather a speedy signing as well. SCULPTED Scott McCloud returns to comic book fiction. The New York Times reports, The cartoonist Scott McCloud, who wrote about […]

Comic Convention Complaints Go International

An article in the Times of India highlights the complaints from attendees of Comic Con Express, the first ever comic convention in Hyderabad, India. The biggest complaint was that the convention had very little to do with comic book and more to do with merchandising as only 20 of the 70 booth were comic book related. One […]

Tuesday Runaround – Jody Leheup To Gokul Gopalakrishnan

HUP FOR JODY Jody Leheup, ex of Marvel, is now also ex of Valiant. Hello, everyone! Just wanted to make it officially known that I have resigned from my editorial position at Valiant Entertainment. — Jody LeHeup (@JodyLeHeup) September 23, 2013 Very pleased to announce that moving forward I'll be focusing on writing and I'll […]

Would You Invest In Dirty White Gold?

Friend of Bleeding Cool, Leah Borromeo is making a documentary about why around twenty-six Indian cotton farmers are committing suicide every day to get out of debt.

Cartoonist Arrested For Sedition

Aseem Trivedi appeared in court in Mumbai today, on charges on sedition and is being held on remand until later this month. Such a crime is punishable by up to three years in jail. Aseem has refused to seek bail. His charge related to accusations that cartoons he drew mocked the Indian constitution, and insulted […]

Mr. Smylie Goes to Dubai: Reflections on Middle East Film & Comic-Con

My longtime pal Mark Smylie dropped me a line recently, indicating that he'd just been to the MEFCC convention in Dubai and that he was wondering if Bleeding Cool would like to post his reflections on the event. Certainly we would! Mark Smylie, for those of you who are not aware, is the founder of […]

When Robert Crumb Went To India Comic Con – Pictures

Mayank Khurana from went to the Second Annual Comic Con in Delhi at the weekend. As did Robert Crumb, Random House and a whole bunch of publishers, fans and cosplayers. Here's hoe it looked, with photos from day two and three…

Sunday Runaround – When Robert Crumb Went To India

CBLDFWatch: Ultimate Comics sells Star Wars toys, Marvel statues and variant covers for the CBLDF. NovelWatch: Trina Robbins has a new graphic novel on the way. And it sounds spectacular. "Lily Renée, Escape Artist," illustrated by Anne Timmons and Mo Oh, follows its subject from her upper-middle-class childhood in Vienna, to her Kindertransport journey to […]

Friday Runaround – From Japan To India To The South China Sea

FluWatch: Bleeauurghhh. HackWatch: Those pirated Marvel digital comics? Yup, it was an open door someone had left, in the company's internet security. Now they'll have to go back to scanning in the comics as they come in on a Tuesday… and getting the lettering correct. IndiaWatch: The second annual Indian Comic Con has begun, in […]

Thursday Runaround: Ghost Riding

Co-opWatch: DC Comics is extending its co-op advertising programme so that any store using imagery from the upcoming Vertigo book Saucer Country in its advertising, will get 75% of their media costs back. ConWatch: Neal Adams and Carmine Infantino will be headlining at Florida Supercon from June 29th to July 2nd. StripWatch: Jef Burandt and […]

Stan Lee To Create A New Comic Character For India

THR reports that Stan Lee is to create a new comic book character for the Indian marketplace, Chakra – The Invincible. A Mumbai-born teenage technical whizz, Raju Rai who gets bitten by a radioactive spider uses his skills to build a special suit that activates the body's Chakras in new and explosive fashions. He won't […]