Tuesday, November 23, 2010

'Untouchable' launched on iPad

Yes... its true... New Indian graphic novel 'Untouchable' launched om iPad...
Liquid Comics, an entertainment company founded by three Indians, has announced the digital iPad release of "Untouchable", an original graphic novel exploring various themes of racial prejudice during the British Raj with a supernatural horror twist.
A printed edition of the novel by acclaimed writers Mike Carey (X-Men, Lucifer, The Unwritten) and Samit Basu (Devi, The Tall Tales of Vishnu Sharma, The Simoqin Prophecies), will also be released in North America through Liquid's publishing partner, Dynamite Entertainment in early December.
This is a horror story about the clash of cultures, and about a man whose mixed race left him without friends or shelter - until the day he met a demon who, in her way, was just as much of an outcast as him," said Mike Carey
"This haunting tale by Mike and Samit is the result of two of the most creative minds from the East and West working together for the first time," Liquid Comics Co-Founder & CEO, Sharad Devarajan added.
"The future of graphic novels is digital and as such, we are thrilled to launch this graphic novel digitally through the Apple iPad, in addition to bookstores through our publishing partner, Dynamite Entertainment."

Untouchable focuses on Vimal, new to England from his home in India, as he attempts to find his place in a society that refuses to accept him. Having never met his father, he is mocked by his schoolmates that he's the horrific offspring of a demon that impregnated his noble mother.

When he accidentally awakens Jara, an actual Rakshasa demon of sinister beauty and malevolent power, from a centuries-long slumber, Vimal's life takes a turn for the evil. Fed by the boy's anger and pain, Jara twists his trauma into a thirst for vengeance, offering him a 'magic' powder with which to exact revenge on his tormentors. But such gifts come with a price.

"Writing Untouchable was a dream come true for several reasons, the most important of which was getting to work with Mike Carey who has been one of my idols since I started reading comics, well before I started writing them," added Samit Basu.
Liquid Comics, an entertainment company focused on creating original stories and modern myths for worldwide audiences, was founded by entrepreneurs, Gotham Chopra, Sharad Devarajan and Suresh Seetharaman.

11 comments:

जयकृष्ण राय तुषार said...

very nice post congrats and have a nice day

POOJA... said...

@jaykrishna ji... thank you so much...wish you the same...

abcd said...

before commenting...just one question...is this article an excerpt or have you written it completely ??

POOJA... said...

@abcd... you read tags I think??? yes lil portion is mine and obvious got info from an expert only... so few words from him...

Akanksha~आकांक्षा said...

Its Fantastic Post...Congt5s. U r welcome on Shabd-shikhar.

abcd said...

i dont read tags ...what does that mean?? i liked the post ..and it gave me an impression of an expert..so i just quried ..still as an english proverb goes"when you do(read)great stuffs..it rubs on you"..so keep reading and keep writing..:-)

POOJA... said...

@Sandhya ji... thank you so much... sure
@abcd... hmmm... tag means a lot, they give an impression of the post... well, thank you so much for comment and visiting... hope find you more... :)

Akshita (Pakhi) said...

Beautiful Post..I like it.


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Dr Varsha Singh said...

really it's a very nice one.