8 Things You Didn’t Know About ACK

- July 16, 2020


Amar Chitra Katha has been India’s beloved comic for more than five decades. Here are some interesting facts about Amar Chitra Katha you would be thrilled to hear. How many did you know? #1 Amar Chitra Katha now has an app! Illustration: ACK Design Team When Amar Chitra Katha started, the comics were put together by hand, from colouring to the text. 53 years later, Amar Chitra Katha has its own app, with 300+ titles and over half a million subscribers! #2 Nobody fact-checks like Amar Chitra Katha!  Illustration: H.S.Chavan Did you know that Amar Chitra Katha’s fact-checking is so good that in our Chandra Shekhar Azad comic, the writers at the time actually tracked down the actual name of a shop he once stopped at? #3 Amar Chitra Katha is on Alexa! Illustration: ACK Design Team The ACK Quiz skill is one of the most played properties on Amazon’s Alexa. Have you tried it yet? Psst, it works on your Amazon Fire Stick-enabled TV as well. #4 Amar Chitra Katha’s first title has been reprinted more times than you can count! Illustration: Yusuf Bangalorewala The first-ever title of Amar Chitra Katha, ‘Krishna’ has been reprinted over 200 times. That’s a lot of reprints. The crazy thing is it’s still as popular today as it was when it was first published. #5 Amar Chitra Katha’s Mahabharata series was illustr...

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