Graphic India, a leading character entertainment creator for original superheroes and VerSe Innovation, the parent company of DailyHunt which runs the short video app Josh, have partnered together to launch short-form video “Audio Comics” including 18 Days: The Mahabharata, and Graphic’s female super-heroine series, Devi to Josh’s millions of Indian users. Graphic India’s Audio Comics have already broken an explosive 25 million views on the platform, it claimed
“DailyHunt’s incredible Josh platform has quickly become one of the most embraced short form digital video platforms for today’s youth market,” said, Sharad Devarajan, Co-founder, Graphic India. “We are thrilled to be working with them to pioneer a new comic book experience for millions of Indians across the country. With the support of Josh and other platforms in the country, Graphic India’s revolutionary ‘Audio Comics’ have now had over 150 million views across all platforms in India, sparking a new mobile comic book revolution. This is just the start of our new digital comics revolution for India and separately Graphic India will also be launching our new Toonsutra webtoons comic app platform later this summer,” he said.
Graphic India will also be expanding their Audio Comics offering on Josh to include new languages beyond English and Hindi and introducing new comics and storylines.
Last month, Graphic India also announced they will be launching a new mobile comic webtoon platform called, Toonsutra, which will feature hundreds of static vertical scrolling comics from around the world available for the first time in Indian regional languages.