Tinkle Journal Goes Fortnightly, Introduces New Character ‘Wai Knot’

Tinkle Journal has been a fixture in India since its launch in 1980. Together with Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle has lengthy been probably the most well-known and iconic Indian comedian magazines, and characters like Suppandi and Shikari Shambu are immediately recognisable to many Indians. One factor that is been a continuing for the journal is its month-to-month frequency, however the July subject of Tinkle introduced a few surprises.

For one, Tinkle has introduced its first fortnightly subject – the July 2016 subject. This could have come out in the beginning of the month, however apparently it obtained delayed because of some postal points, and is arriving late. The second subject will arrive mid-July, a primary for the journal.

As seen on the quilt and Tinkle’s website, the brand new subject additionally introduces a brand new character, Wai Knot, a child from Bengaluru who’s motto in life is, “do not ask why, ask why not?”

Each Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle have been based by Anant Pai – who signed off as Uncle Pai – with ACK Media buying the journal in 2007. The writer has been lively at Comic Con India and actively participated in comedian tradition in India, whereas additionally embracing expertise to remain related within the trendy period.

The corporate launched the ACK Comics app in 2014, with which you’ll be able to learn its numerous comics on-line, and Tinkle partnered with Blippar to release augmented reality comics as properly.

The corporate now makes use of WhatsApp to carry contests for followers, and is specializing in digital media as a approach of staying related with out shedding the enduring artwork and storytelling that makes it so recognisable, and it appears to be paying off with a shift from month-to-month to fortnightly points, an indication of the elevated recognition of the journal.

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