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- A publicity poster for the inaugural 2011 edition of Comic Con India at Delhi.
2. Early Pictorial Narratives:
- A cave painting at Bhimbetka (http://www.wondermondo.com/)
- A close-up of a narrative painting at Bhimbetka.
3. An larger view of the same painting as in 2
- A wall-painting at Ajanta. Source: Arul Mani “Darkness at Noon”, Outlook Travel
- A painting at Ajanta depicting a scene from the Jataka Tales. Source: “Ajanta Cave Paintings”, compiled by Subramanian Swaminathan
- A narrative mural at Ajanta. Source: Rhys, “Ajanta Paintings”
- Indian Narrative Traditions and Other Cultural Influences:
- An example of the Chitrakathi style.
- An opened (unfolded) Kaavad.
- A close-up of Pabuji ki Phad.
- An example of Kalamkari. Here is one of the few Indian pictorial narratives to use text with visuals.
- A full-view of a Pabuji ki Phad.
- The Advent of 'Comics':
- The Phantom on the cover of Indrajal Comics.
- A Hindi edition of Indrajal Comics.
- A Bengali edition of Indrajal Comics.
- An early Nagraj cover.
- Some of the main characters of Nagraj.
- Cover art for a Chacha Chaudhary comic.
- Cartoonist Pran, the creator of Chacha Chudhary.
- Bahadur, the iconic Indian hero, and his girlfriend, Bela.
- Aabid Surti, the creator of Bahadur.
- Bobanum Moliyum was drawn into a courtroom battle between the publisher Malayalam Manorama and the writer Toms. Toms was eventually allowed publish the cartoon strips on his own.
- Toms, the creator of Bobanum Moliyum.
- Recent Trends and the Rise of the Graphic Novel:
- Corridor is often called the first Indian graphic novel
6. Closing Summary:
1. A book launch poster for Sita’s Ramayana.
2. A page from Sita’s Ramayana.
3. The covers for Bhimayana.
4. A page from Bhimayana.