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 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.