New female superhero for India launched
Bengaluru, Nov 12 (IANS) Comic book legend Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Graphic India, a character entertainment company, have come out with Mighty Girl, a new female superhero for India.
The new “Chakra The Invincible and Mighty Girl” comics were unveiled on Saturday at the Bengaluru Comic Con here, read a statement.
Graphic India and POW! Entertainment created the comics in collaboration with Unicef’s ‘World’s Largest Lesson’ initiative, supported by GEMS Education and Unicef as part of an effort to promote the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, a global plan to end poverty, reduce inequalities and combat the threat of climate change by 2030.
Mighty Girl expands the story of Lee and Sharad Devarajan’s previous Indian superhero creation, Chakra- The invincible, which premiered as an animated film on Cartoon Network India and as digital shorts worldwide through Rovio’s Angry Birds Toons TV platform.
The new female hero is Chakra’s best friend and constant teaser, Leela who is his neighbour and one of the few people who know his secret identity.
“Chakra the Invincible’s world just got much more incredible with our newest action-packed superhero, the mysterious, Mighty Girl,” Lee, Chief Creative Officer at POW! Entertainment, said.
Lee is the writer and co-creator of the world’s most popular superheroes including Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Hulk and The Avengers.