Priya's Shakti

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Rattapallax, Nov 23, 2014 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 32 pages

A new superhero has arisen in India in the wake of the brutal gang rape on a Delhi bus two years ago: Priya, a mortal woman who is raped herself, but who fights back against sexual violence with the help of the goddess Parvati – and a tiger. – THE GUARDIAN

“Priya’s Shakti is the first Indian comic book of its kind — not only confronting teenagers with the sensitive issue of sexual violence, but also engaging young people through its innovative use of augmented reality technology.” — REUTERS

 

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Ram was in India when the 23 year old girl known as Nirbhaya was gang raped by 4 men and killed. Priya’s Shakti is a reaction to what he saw in the aftermath of this terrible rape. Many men blamed ... Read full review

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Amazing, colorful art and a liberating, powerful message. This comic is one of the most beautiful I have seen in both artistic style and on story. I love it!

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About the author (2014)

Dan Goldman writes graphic novels and comics for such companies as AMC Television, Random House, TimeMagazine, Entertainment Weekly and New York Magazine. Dan also serves as Second Screen Experience Architect and Transmedia on AMC Television’s flagship original series Breaking Bad, and other shows. His 2006 web-comic, Shooting War earned it an Eisner Award nomination for Best Digital Comic.