A Preface by Ajnaabi.
Hmm.... But why ? What could be the possible cause of doing so? Isn't the artworks displayed in the Old Issue much better than this new one? At that time it occurred to me that there might be some errors in the storyline of the past issue, and hence it was redesigned. But nope, it was the same. So that checked-off my great errors-related idea.
Now the only possible cause that remained is - the cause of Redesigning was that - the pages of this Old print were lost to the world, even to India Book House themselves.
So, I checked up hither & thither in my bookshelves & lo-behold I found what I searched, “A part-damaged copy of the Real Original One”. But it was the Bengali version. The cover was almost the same as the current new one, the first two pages were part damaged, and the last two pages were missing.
That very day I decided this scanlation project from Bengali to English. I used the Inside-Front-cover as well as the last three pages from the new version to complete the storyline for New readers.
But whatever, I am happy to bring out these UNIQUE pages that's related with the History of Indian Comics....for them- whoever loves Comics like Amar Chitra Katha. Hope you ENJOYED it.
The original printings of Amar Chitra Katha No.11 (Krishna) were not in full colour—because of budgetary constraints, the panels were printed using yellow, blue and green. Subsequent Re-Designed issue, changed to full colour. Anant Pai was the editor cum script-writer. I failed in locating The Artist's name of this past version. (The Artist of the new version was Ram Waeerkar).
I would love in calling these pages and this issue of Amar Chitra Katha as ----> THE FATHER OF ALL CENT-PERCENT DESI INDIAN COMICS.
Q: Why is Amar Chitra Katha No.11 called as the First Amar Chitra Katha ?
A: Amar Chitra Katha No.01 to No.10 was only reprinting done of Disney’s comic books like Cinderella, Showwhite etc. It was only from Ack No.11 that they started designing Original Indian comic. Krishna was the First Amar Chitra Katha.
It's an Ajnaabi's presentation. All thanks & credits to him only.
This time only one link, Ajnaabi is interested to check number of interested persons in such unique projects. Enjoy!