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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Comics, Rene goscinny, Albert uderzo, Asterix

How Alberto Uderzo's Asterix comics made me get through Kashmir's lockdowns

As a boy, sitting in my room overlooking the Dal through Kashmir’s many lockdowns, I rolled with laughter at the wit of Rene Goscinny and the artistic genius of Alberto Uderzo.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Pornography, Comic-Con, Comics, Censorship

Comics are not children's books. Why outrage over Comic Con handing out 'Saga' to children?

Comic Cons are not Disneyland. Parents should have been more judicious before taking their kids to the Bengaluru event.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Comics, Hergé, Vincent Cespedes, Tintin

Why a French philosopher claims Tintin is a girl

Tintin's contribution to the lives of fans appear far too big to be stuck in gender binaries.

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Essay, Comics, Donkey

How the lowly donkey became a stupendous creature of equine species

'A teacher in my school once asked students to write an essay on the donkey.'

ART & CULTURE

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Superheroes, Comics, Amitabh Bachchan

When Big B was a comic book hero and the world was a safer place

I couldn’t help but feel a pang of nostalgia for the innocence of those times.