Getting lost in fractured landscapes
They are political books. Just that everything isn’t merely spelt out, it’s also sketched. And as Indian graphic novels get more and more ambitious, they’re busy re-imagining history, Ambedkar, The Emergency, Jurassic Hyderabad and a lot more.
The ‘graphic novel’ is a great marketing gimmick. So grown-ups can buy comics about men in flashy briefs, unabashedly.