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Articles labelled ‘columns’

  • Everyone’s a Fucking Editor

    The Transmetropolitan series of graphic novels is satiric, dark, and wonderfully profane.
  • Blood and Lust

    If you can keep up with all the gore and naked, white flesh that comes with most H.B.O. shows, you will enjoy True Blood.
  • Village Vignettes: Harvest Season

    Being a handicap in a farming family is a deadly curse—the ignominy of being an extra mouth to feed without the solace of being a helping hand.
  • U-bends: Ujeli, Again

    Uttarkashi isn’t likely to make the top ten lists of many tourists. It doesn’t offer much in the way of museums or ancient ruins or souvenirs.
  • Winter Is Coming

    To put it simply, Game of Thrones is no simple, black-and-white tale of good versus evil.
  • A Hippie in a Strait Jacket

    Airports and airplanes are the best places to try on different faces to masquerade your identity and experiment with your personality.
  • We’ve Got a Problem

    The excitement of having solved a mystery can be said to only marginally exceed the frustration at encountering new questions.
  • When John Met Sherlock

    What is really interesting is how much further Sherlock goes than the original stories in developing the characters of the two protagonists.
  • Redemption and Beyond

    Bryan Talbot’s The Tale of One Bad Rat should be forced on to everyone with half a working mind and half a decent heart.
  • Village Vignettes: Happiness

    The secret to happiness, so intangible, and yet so familiar, remains too tantalisingly nebulous to encapsulate in words.
  • U-bends: Haridwar

    It was a row of circling flames along the riverbank at dusk, illuminating clouds of incense and chanting pilgrims. For a moment, the postcards came to life.
  • The Clouds of Uncertainty

    Is our reality merely a game of chance? Is Schrödinger’s cat really alive and dead at the same time?

Testimonial Comics #2

By Nishant Jain