• MEET OUR TEAM

Joy

Joy

(Partner, Founder)

A great comic enthusiast and a fan of Herge & Edgar P Jacobs, Joy always dreamt of delivering quality in the world of Indian comics and graphic novel industry. Thus was born Speechbubble Entertainment and along with his friends Soumendu, Prabuddha and Nirakar, he set out to fulfil his dream. Joy works for an IT firm in London and runs an online radio station in his spare time.

Soumendu

Soumendu

(Founder, Director)

Soumendu is a man of many parts. An ace software programmer and a graphic designer, he runs his own software firm. He is also an avid movie and comic buff & runs a movie club in Kolkata. He is also the founder Partner of Speechbubble Entertainment. His deep understanding of the literary world is a bonus for the company.

Prabuddha

Prabuddha

(Founder, Director)

Prabuddha is a seasoned journalist with several years of news behind him. He has shuttled between various forms of media, including daily newspapers and TV channels. He has recently forayed into branded content development for several online companies and vends his service to the highest bidder. A comics enthusiast to the core and fed on a steady diet of Archies, Batman and Indrajal Comics, Prabuddha’s long cherished dream to publish an independent comics line, found shape when he joined Joy, Soumendu and Nirakar to form SBE. A foodie, he loves long drives and sleeping like dead backside up. Not always in that order though.

Timir Baran

Timir Baran

(Director)

The grand old man of Speech Bubble is an ex-Govt (Defence) personnel with avid interest in comic art and literature. He mans the day to day working of SBE, holds the purse strings and guides the young team with his management skills.

Sreepriya

Sreepriya

(Producer)

A special needs teacher and psychologist by profession, Sreepriya has been a part of the Speechbubble journey along with Soumendu and Joy. She is also the producer of the forthcoming projects.

Nirakar

Nirakar

(Director, Finance)

One of the chief architects of the Speech Bubble idea, Nirakar has been a pillar for the team. An accountant by profession, he has a keen eye for details in a new setup. A great comic aficionado, he is a big fan of the Marvel Universe and attends mostly all Comicons across the globe. He is also one of the financial investors in the SBE venture and wants to realise his dream of producing quality graphic novels.

Shamik Dasgupta, Consultant

Shamik Dasgupta, Consultant

(Creative Director, Writer)

Shamik Dasgupta is a celebrated Indian comic book writer. He is well known especially for his work ‘’Ramayan 3392 A.D.’‘, a series based on the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana and set in a distant future. He has also written a one shot horror graphic novel called Virulents and a series for Virgin Comics, Sadhu. His other major works include ’‘Aveon’‘, ’‘Devi Chaudhurani’’ and "Caravan". He is the editor in chief of Arkin Comics, a popular 3D comic book in India which is custom made to feature the comic reader. Shamik is the consulting Creative Director, Writer and Project Manager for Speechbubble Entertainment.

Goutam

Goutam

(Chief Illustrator, SBE)

An ace illustrator from Durgapur, Goutam has always immersed himself in art. Caricature and comic art were his first love. After a brief stint in the Art College, he started developing his own style and working free lance, till SBE found him. He heads the Art department and is the chief illustrator of SBE. An avid reader and traveller, Goutam is certainly a name to watch out for.

Tamal

Tamal

(Consulting Illustrator)

Coming Soon

Prasad Patnaik

Prasad Patnaik

(Consulting Colorist, Holy Cow)

An animation graduate and resident of Hyderabad city, Prasad Patnaik was discovered by Vivek Goel (Holy Cow) at a comic convention, Hyderabad. He was immediately hired by HCE as an intern and is now a full time Colorist and letterer with the company. He is probably best known for his work coloring AGHORI – BLOODLINES, SHAITAN and he has also worked for Yali Dream Creation’s BLOODWAR. Thanks to Vivek Goel and Holy Cow, Prasad is also a consulting Colourist for SBE.

Vishal

Vishal

(Consulting Translator, Letterist)

Vibhav Pandey (Vishal) is An Indian Comic Fan who has strong command in Hindi language since school. His out of the box skills in writing Hindi dialogues has been widely appreciated by comics fans in their reviews. He is a budding graphic designer as well. He primarily works on the translation and lettering of future HIndi SBE releases.