Catch the Magic in Mussoorie

Editor | Children’s Fiction

Nakul Sahej and his friend Kuku stumble upon an antique book while on holiday in Mussoorie. The book turns out to be a magical one that transports the two back in time to the Mussoorie of over a century ago. Meeting historical personalities of that time-like Sir George Everest, who lives in a sprawling estate on the outskirts of Mussoorie, as well as the young maharaja of Punjab, Duleep Singh, who has been exiled by the British and is spending a summer in the hill station-Nakul and Kuku get involved in an intriguing adventure that sets off a series of events which can change the course of history!

Action-packed and unputdownable, this thrilling adventure is the first in a series of comic books set in the Garhwal Himalayas.

About the author

Atul Sethi is a keen lover of the mountains, he stays in the Himalayan foothills on the outskirts of Dehradun with his wife, twin children, three cats and two dogs. This is his first comic book, which has been inspired by a love for all things historic and mystic as well as a passion for the ligne claire style of comic-book storytelling pioneered by Hergé, the creator of Tintin.

About the illustrator

Vikas Upadhyay is a Shimla-based self-taught artist who has always been fascinated with creating an illusion of reality on a sheet of paper. He derives inspiration from the works of great masters like Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci as well as contemporary comic-book artists like Hergé, Edgar P. Jacobs and Jean Giraud Moebius.

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