Sauptik : Blood and Flowers

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Amruta Patil Illustrator: Amruta Patil Published: 2016 by HarperCollins India No. of Pages: 256 Genre: Mythology Subthemes: Mahabharata Timeline: Fictional Plot Analysis Art Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: The graphic novel, Sauptik: Blood and Flowers is a creative retelling of the Mahabharata by Amruta Patil. The main narrative of the story begins with what is the … Read moreSauptik : Blood and Flowers

Graphicshelf in conversation with Sarnath Banerjee

  It was on a cold January morning that we finally got to meet, Sarnath Banerjee- the father of the modern Indian Graphic Novel. While not exactly terrible, Delhi winters are still difficult to brave, and we had traveled around 50kms for the interview. Tired and hungry, we managed to make it to Mr. Banerjee’s … Read moreGraphicshelf in conversation with Sarnath Banerjee

Adi Parva: Churning of the Ocean

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Amruta Patil Illustrator: Amruta Patil Published: 2012 by HarperCollins No. of Pages: 276 Genre: Mythology Subthemes: Mahabharata Timeline: Fictional Plot Analysis Art Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: Adi Parva – Churning of the Ocean’, derives its name and its stories from the first book of the Indian epic poem, Mahabharata; and Amruta Patil’s version is … Read moreAdi Parva: Churning of the Ocean

This Side That Side : Restorying Partition

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Various, Edited by Vishwajyoti Ghosh Illustrator: Various Published: 2013 by Yoda Press No. of Pages: 336 Pages Genre: Anthology Themes: Partition of India; Partition of Pakistan into Pakistan and Bangladesh; Timeline: Stories are usually centered around 1947, 1971, or the present (Early 2000’s or 2010’s) Plot Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: This Side … Read moreThis Side That Side : Restorying Partition

An interview with Srijani Goswami

We got an opportunity to talk to Srijani Goswami, a graphic designer/artist from Kolkata, who recently published her Bengali comic Sleep. Tell us something about your journey as a graphic-based storyteller? How did it start? I was a storyteller since childhood and got drawn towards comics such as- Tintin, Asterix, et cetera. Although my school discouraged reading … Read moreAn interview with Srijani Goswami

The Obliterary Journal

Buy Online Amazon Flipkart  Author: Various Illustrator: Various Published: 2012 by Blaft Tranquebar Press No. of Pages: 270 Genre: Anthology Subthemes: Abstract art; Pop culture; Crime-thriller; Fantasy; Biography; Timeline: No clear timeline Plot Analysis Plot Analysis Storyline: The Obliterary Journal is a collection of nineteen graphic narratives compiled by Blaft Publications with contributions from maestros like … Read moreThe Obliterary Journal