Comics Initiative

COMIX THEORY is taking initiative in the direction of promoting comics through free comics workshops in schools and in events organized around social causes. We are also committed to working together with those interested in promoting comics medium and habit of reading books.


PROMOTE BOOKS & COMICS READING IN CHILDREN HANDWRITTEN POSTCARDS SENT TO ALL 236 RAJYA SABH MEMBERS BY AKSHRA, ANAY ADITYA, VARSHA & NINAD JADHAV FOR WHICH THEY ARE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE BY ASSIST WORLD RECORDS.

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NARAYANRAO BAHUEDDSHIYA EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY NAGPUR, COMIX THEORY & COMICS BYTE HAS PARTICIPATED IN THIS INITIATIVE. WE CONGRATULATE JADHAV FAMILY FOR MAKING THIS UNIQUE EFFORT TO PROMOTE BOOKS & COMICS AND PITCH IT TO THE STATE DIGNITARIES OF INDIA. 

FOR PROMOTION OF BOOKS & COMICS READING WE RECOMMEND:

  • ESTABLISHING BOOK READING CLUBS IN SCHOOLS 
  • PARENTS CAN ENCOURAGE THEIR CHILDRENS WHILE PARTICIPATING 
  • USE OF HARDCOPIES OR  DIGITAL FORMATS TO SPREAD READING HABIT
  • ORGANISING COMICS ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDRENS
  • USING COMICS AS SKILL DEVELOPMENT TOOL FOR READING AND DRAWING
  • INCREASING PUBLIC LIBRARY CULTURE AND JOINING IT.

 

Above record is dedicated to late sri Rajesh Namdev Bhojne . Late Shri Rajesh Namdev Bhojne was born on 27-12-1971 in Barkuhi and was the resident of Chandametta, Chhindwara District of Madhya Pradesh. He did B. Sc., M. A. (English) He was appointed as a Teacher in Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Chandametta since 1998. He was a Math and English Teacher and was very active in conducting all other co curricular activities in the school. He was also into active social service for Girls Emancipation and promoter of Comics Culture. He supported and participated in the organization of comics art workshops in 2019. He passed away on 18-04-2021 due to covid-19.

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Above record was also to celerate the birthday of living legend sri aabid surti ji. Born on 5 May 1935 in Rajula (Saurashtra) Gujarat, British India, Aabid Surti. He is G.D. Arts from J.J. College of Arts, Mumbai. He is known as painter, author, cartoonist, and playwright. As a painter he has held 16 exhibitions in India and abroad. He is highly acclaimed for innovative technique in art called MIRROR COLLAGE.

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photo source: aabidsurti.in

Films division (Govt. of India) made a short film called ABID on his creative work as painter. He is a winner of PRESIDENT AWARD for short-story collection Teesri Aankh (1993), winner of UP Govt.’s Hindi Sahitya Sansthan Award for literature. He has written 80 books. He has written for telefilms & serials for DD, radio & zee TV, 3 film-scripts for Naqab, Solah Strah, Aaj Ka Masiha And Radhe Radhe Hum Sab Aadhe (Play). In 1983 he was appointed as Special Executive Magistrate.

The first cartoon character he created was in 1952-53 for a Gujarat magazine Ramakadu. He created character BAHADUR in 1978 which was published by Indrajal Comics, which achieved a large fan following since then. His other notable creations are Inspector Azad, Inspector Vikram, a lady character Shuja.

NARAYANRAO BAHUDDESHIYA EDUCATION SOCIETY, NAGPUR: This is a NGO and is active organizer and supporter of girl child empowerment. This NGO is also interested in spreading education among children through various means and also supports and organizes comics, books , and skill development related workshops. 

COMICS BYTE: Comics Byte is a fully dedicated website of Indian origin which is dominantly focused on Indian comics which makes it a best place to get news and article on indian comics. Comics Byte is also an active participant in promotion of comics culture in India. To know more and dive into the Indian comics go to http://www.comicsbyte.com

Comix Theory appreciate efforts put by Jadhav family for promotion of comics and books, and we thank them to make us part of their efforts.

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COMICS ART WORKSHOPS 

In 2019 February with Narayanrao Bahuddeshiya Education Society, Nagpur ( NBES )in organizing a comics art workshop in schools of chandaametta, madhya pradesh. For that we were also accorded with an award by Everest World Records for the event on this social cause which was on the subject of girl child empowerment. Later NBES organized a logo competition in school on Aakshra Comics in which we also participated.

 

Indian Comics Fund Raiser & Action Plan 2020-2021

Comix Theory organized an Indian Comics Fund Raiser  & Action Plan Event 2020-2021  of 7 months, idea was to provide a platform where young creatives can work and sell their work earning 100 percent money for their work while keeping themselves engaged in productive works. In this event we had also organized comics art workshops and free 1000 comics giveaway event on 10  January 2021. In this 1000 comics giveaway Comix Theory decided to provide these 1000 comics for children through sri Ninad Jadhav who will distribute these 1000 comics as gifts via events, workshops, or social cause events which he will organize in future. These comics will be themed on women and girl child empowerment, social issues and like and will be procured by Comix Theory and handed over to sri Ninad Jadhav ji.

In this Indian Comics Fund Raiser we also initiated PULP GULP TALK SHOW as action plan for creating a discourse around Indian comics culture as well as other popular cultural mediums. And in pulp gulp talk show from December 2020 to 2 may 2021 we have 16 episodes completed with guest speakers ranging from film, theater, comics, fine art, children books, animation, literature and comics. Many legend creatives and talented new creatives chaired the talk show as guest speakers. We had actor and producer Abhishek Nishchal, Comics Byte owner Mainak Banerjee and theatre artist Anadi Abhilash, theater art director Anshu Dhusia, fine artist musician sri Sanjay Ashtaputre , artist and writer and spiritual guide sri Jagdish Bharti ji, national award winner cartoonist Neerad, animation artist Dk boss aka Dheeraj Kumar, legend artist Chandra Shekar Ankam aka Chandu ji, Bhupendra Ahluwalia ji, famous cartoonist and artist Harvinder Mankkar ji,  young talented Shivansh Rao and Avijit Shankar Mishra, Murshid Alam, Manjeed and Harjeet Dedialla, and many more.

You can see all episodes on Youtube channel Pulp Gulp which will help viewers to learn and know a lot about history of Indian comics in past and present just like documentary films.

As part of the initiative we also gave Comix Theory awards and certificates in an episode of pulp gulp talk show as part of Indian comics fund raiser and action plan 2020-2021 to participants in this event. As an appreciation of excellent work in Indian comics culture we awarded Comics ByteNinad Award‘ for the 2020 for excellence in comics culture.

 

COMIX THEORY is committed to continue his participation in promoting comics medium and is working continuously ! To keep yourselves updated or become the part of the efforts and initiatives keep checking this ‘COMICS INITIATIVE’  section of the website.

DO CHECK ON 5 MAY 2021 AS COMIX THEORY AS PLATFORM OF HOSTING INFO AND RESOURCES HAS PARTICIPATED IN YET ANOTHER EFFORT WITH COMICS BYTE AND NBES FOR PROMOTING COMICS!