#National Comic Books Day

.Howrah, West Bengal, India
Batul da, from Batul the Great, is a Bengali- bodybuilder whose ordeals often defied the laws of physics. (Photo Credit: Opoyi/Oaishik)

  • Batul the Great, Handa Bhoda and Nonte Phonte are some of the comics by Narayan Debnath
  • Feluda written by Satyajit Ray is available in comic form 
  • Batul da was influenced by Narayan Debnath's friend Manohar Aich

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Suppandi used to be one of the most famous comic book characters. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@tinklecomicsstudio)

  • Amar Chitra Katha was able to put Indian mythology, folklore and history into comic books
  • Diamond Comics gave Indians their favourite Chacha Chaudhary
  • Tinkle introduced characters such as Suppandi and Shikari Shambhu