Best known for his comic book superheroes that have been adapted into big Hollywood movies, veteran American writer Stan Lee is set to make his India debut.
In partnership with Graphic India, Lee has created a TV animation feature called “Chakra – the Invincible.” The teenaged superhero is based in Mumbai and taps into ancient Indian Hindu beliefs to gather his superpowers.
In an interview from California on phone, Stan Lee tells India Insight how his latest creation has him all excited, why he thinks the digital age is no threat to comic book characters and why his superheroes are not cardboard characters.
How did Chakra happen?
We are friendly with Sharad (Devarajan of Graphic India) and we were talking about the fact that India doesn’t have a POW! (Lee’s company) type of superhero, and I loved creating superheroes so I thought it would be fun to do an Indian superhero.