The 314th meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 7pm ET. ONLINE PRESENTATION VIA ZOOM. Please email comicssymposium@gmail.com to register for this event. Free and open to the public. Now on YouTube.

Bharath Murthy: Indian Comics- Trouble growing up

The talk will take you through a brief history of Indian comics and offer some speculations on the present and future of comics in India from the perspective of a practicing cartoonist. 

Bharath Murthy is a cartoonist and filmmaker. He works on publishing, film and animation projects as a partner in Studio Ekonte. He edits and publishes Vérité, a comics magazine for adults, under the Comix India label. His first book-length comic, The Vanished Path: A Graphic Travelogue was published in 2015 by HarperCollins, India. He has also taught film direction at Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

In 2017, he co-founded Indie Comix Fest, a festival for self-published comics.