Pakistani comics

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Pakistani comics
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Earliest publications1950s-

Pakistani comics (Urdu: پاکستانی کامکس) are comics or graphic novels originating from Pakistan. It have been started publishing from long time and Pakistani comics creators have gone to produce influential work in the comics industry.


After independence, comics are only used for politics and social issues.[1] There was no professional comic artist but cartoonists started making it for newspaper articles.

In 21st century, artists started creating comic books. Some new characters and superheroes arose.[2]

Notable Pakistani comic book artists[edit]

Notable Pakistani comic book illustrators and publishers include Nigar Nazar,[3] Farooq Qaiser, Jawed Iqbal, and Yusuf Lodhi.


No. Book Writer(s) Publisher
1 Paasban – The Guardians (2015)[4] Gauher Aftab CFx Comics (Creative Frontiers)
2 Zindan: The Last Ansaars (2015)[5] Omar Mirza
Khurram Methabin
Kachee Goliyan
3 Umru Ayar (2013)[6] Hasan Ansari Kachee Goliyan
4 Team Muhafiz (2015) Imran Azhar AzCorp
5 Pakistan Man (2013)[7] Hassan Sohail Siddiqui HS comics
6 Pakistan Girl (2017)[8] Hassan Sohail Siddiqui HS comics
7 Blood Lines (2017)[9] Mehran Khan Crucible studios
8 KODA (2015)[10] Mudassar But[11] Comic Con Pk
9 Paak Legion (2017)[12] Umair Najeeb Khan UNK


  • Karachi Comic Con
  • Comic Con PK
  • ComicCon Lahore[13]
  • TwinCon[14]

External Links[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "A Pakistani cartoonist tries to keep up his craft in the face of rising restrictions". The World. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Twelve new superheroes coming to change Pakistan's comic book industry". Samaa English. Retrieved 12 Nov 2019.
  3. ^ "Gogi, the heroine created by Pakistan's first female cartoonist". BBC. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Deradicalizing Pakistan Through Comic Books". Forbes. Retrieved Aug 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "'Zindan: The Last Ansaars'". DAWN.
  6. ^ "The resurrection of Umru Ayar". DAWN. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  7. ^ "Pakistan Man: A stint with the [extra] ordinary". The Express Tribune.
  8. ^ "Pakistan Girl, first Pakistani female superhero comic book released". trending.
  9. ^ "Hardcover of Pakistani Comic Blood Lines Has Finally Been Released". trending.
  10. ^ "Comic Con PK - Pakistan's Prolific Comic Convention". Retrieved 2023-01-24.
  11. ^ "The Comic-Con artist | Shehr |". Retrieved 2023-01-24.
  12. ^ "Meet Paak Legion: Our very own group of Pakistani superheroes". Geo News. Retrieved 14 Dec 2019.
  13. ^ "We Went to a Comic Con in Pakistan: A day with the magnificent cosplaying nerds of Comic Con Lahore". vise. Retrieved 21 Feb 2018.
  14. ^ "Fans dress up as comic book, anime characters for third TwinCon". DAWN. Retrieved February 29, 2016.