Anant Pai (1929 – 2011, India)

Anant Pai (17 September 1929 – 24 February 2011, India) is often called the father of Indian comics. In 1967 he watched a television quiz show in which the participants easily answered questions about Greek mythology but were stumped at identifying Rama’s mother in the “Ramayana”. He quit his job and started the comic series “Amar Chitra Katha” (“Immortal Picture Stories”), retelling stories from the great Indian epics, mythology, history, folklore, and fables in a comic book format. Similar to “Classics I…

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