Shephali Bhatt
Feb 18, 2012

Weekend fun: Mahua Hazarika's favourite comic books

Mahua Hazarika, partner, Rickshaw (design, communications and film agency), compiles a list of her favourite comic series. Choose your pick from the lot for this weekend

Weekend fun: Mahua Hazarika's favourite comic books


Y: The Last Man:  A comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra published by Vertigo, beginning in 2002. The series is about the only man to survive the apparent simultaneous death of every male mammal (barring the same man's pet monkey) on Earth.

Chew: An Eisner Award-winning American comic book series written by John Layman, with art by Rob Guillory, and published by Image Comics. It is a story about an FDA Agent who solves crimes by getting psychic impressions by eating things, including people.

Largo Winch: A Belgian  comic book series by Philippe  Francq and Jean Van Hamme  published by Dupuis, and now Cinebooks. The principal character is Largo Winch, whose birth name is Largo Winczlav. 

Thorgal: A critically acclaimed Belgian comic book series by the Belgian writer Jean Van Hamme, and the Polish  graphic artist Grzegorz Rosiński. It first appeared in serial form in the 'Tintin' magazine in 1977. The comic unites many themes and legends into one consistent world, ranging from Norse mythology and Atlantean fantasy, to science fiction; and including such genres as dark drama, horror and adventure stories.

Morning Glories:  It was first published in 2011 and continues to be the most anticipated new series of the year. It is published by image comics. Morning Glory Academy is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country. But behind its hallowed doors something sinister and deadly lurks. When six brilliant but troubled new students arrive, they find themselves trapped and desperately seeking answers in a place where nothing is what it seems to be.

The Walking Dead: Created by Robert Kirkman. Here a man wakes up to find a world fraught with Zombies. It's in black and white.

Aldebaran and its sequel Betelgeuse: A Franco-Belgian  comic series written and illustrated by Leo and published by Cinebook in English. It’s science fiction about a distant planet.  







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