GRANT MORRISON Announces AVATAREX

"Avatarex" cover by Jeevan J. Kang
Credit: Graphic India

Press Release

Legendary comic book creators Grant Morrison and Stan Lee are working with Graphic India to bring exciting digital exclusives to Humble Bundle. This includes the worldwide exclusive release of the just announced Grant Morrison's Avatarex Chapter 1.

Avatarex will be Morrison’s first digital comic and will feature a new 6-page chapter digitally every two weeks, with the first chapter only on Humble Bundle. In Avatarex, the epic world of living myth collides with the mundane realities and cultural upheavals of contemporary India.

"At a time when I feel I've said about as much as I have to say about the American superhero, this is an opportunity to re-imagine the entire concept through a different cultural lens," said Grant Morrison. "Avatarex is the first digital only comic I've written and I'm excited by the opportunity to create for a more accessible global platform.

"I believe that educated young children are our world's best hope for the future and I'm very proud to be working with Graphic India and Humble Bundle to support Doctors Without Borders and Worldreader to assist those in greatest need and perhaps help inspire the doctors, artists, and leaders of tomorrow."

In addition, Stan Lee's Chakra The Invincible, featuring Lee’s first Indian superhero creation, will see its exclusive digital E-book release in this bundle. Based on the animated series, which received over 30 million views worldwide on Angry Birds ToonsTV, and launched on Cartoon Network India.

"I'm thrilled to be working with my friends at Graphic India for the exclusive digital comic launch of my action-packed, thrill-a-minute, Indian superhero, Chakra The Invincible on Humble Bundle, while also supporting two great charities," said Stan Lee.

Customers can name their price for Ramayan 3392AD Issues 1-16Ramayan Guidebook SpecialRamayan Origins Special,Myths of India Issues 1-15, and The Mighty Yeti Issue 1.

Customers who pay above the average will also receive Stan Lee’s Chakra The Invincible Issues 1-8, Stan Lee’s Chakra The Invincible Short StoriesDeepak Chopra’s Buddha: A Tale of Enlightenment Issues 1-6, and Black Tiger Issue 1.

Customers who pay $15 or more will receive all of the above plus Grant Morrison’s Avatarex Chapter 1, Grant Morrison's 18 Days Issues 1-10, and Grant Morrison’s 18 Days: The Illustrated Hardcover Scriptbook.

To read more about these titles and see the full bundle, head to https://www.humblebundle.com/books.

As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the developers and charity. Humble Bundle presents Tales From India featuring Grant Morrison & Stan Lee supports Worldreader and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Sharad Devarajan, Co-Founder & CEO of Graphic India added, “Humble Bundle is the perfect partner to help us launch these exciting e-books from Grant Morrison and Stan Lee and bring together audiences from east and west to experience India in a whole new way.”   

Humble Bundle presents Tales From India featuring Grant Morrison & Stan Lee runs for two weeks and ends Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

 

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