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As a Thank You to those of you who've placed advance orders for the reprint of Moonward, we'll be sending out this very cool pack of stickers, postcard prints, and bookmarks featuring Appupen's art!         There are just over 20 packs left! Pre-order a copy now to get yours!    

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Thanks to many advance orders from fans of Halahala both local and farflung around the globe, the reprint of Appupen's 2009 graphic novel Moonward is underway (YAY!). We'll be releasing it at the Mumbai Indie Comix Fest, Mar 25-26, and mailing it out to all of you who pre-ordered slightly before that.     Here is the new, slightly updated Moonward cover:      Indie Comix Fest has a strict comics-only policy -- no other books allowed! -- so we won't have our whole list on offer. However! We WILL be carrying our re-release of Orijit Sen's River of Stories, often cited as...

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Hello Friends! Today we get to announce a REPRINT DRIVE!!! for Appupen’s superexcellent megatrippy ultradystopian veryfirst graphic novel MOONWARD, first published by Blaft in 2009, out of print for several years now. When we began talking to Appupen about this project — 15 years ago! (clicks dentures, brandishes cane) – it wasn’t a book yet, just some linked short comics set in a fantasy world called Halahala. Halahala is named after the primordial venom born from the churning of the Ocean of Milk, which, when drunk, turned Shiva’s throat blue. But if you’re looking for more Hindu mythology, search elsewhere:...

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If you're in Bengaluru on Saturday, please come join us at Champaca Bookstore at 4pm for the launch of Kuzhali Manickavel's CONVERSATIONS REGARDING THE FATALISTIC OUTLOOK OF THE COMMON MAN.  Champaca will appreciate an RSVP. Manickavel has not appeared in person to talk about her work since she launched her first collection in 2009, so this is one of these super rare astronomical events like the transit of the occult comet or whatever. If you're not in Bengaluru, pre-order the book now because it is amazing and hilarious.

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Hi all, We've got THREE launch events in Goa this week and next for River of Stories, Orijit Sen's graphic novel about the Narmada Bachao Andolan. The first one's in Panjim on Friday at the Goa Heritage Festival: The second one is the next evening (Saturday) at Dogears Bookstore: And one more the week after, 25th at Literati in Calangute! Hope to see you there! P.S. If you're not going to be in Goa, you can pick up the book on our website... Today (Nov 13) is the last day to pre-order at a discount!    

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