Writer and artist Appupen has been making comics since 2005. Appupen`s latest graphic novel `Dream Machine`, with AI scientist Laurent Daudet, is being published worldwide in English, French and German. He is the creator of the Halahala metaverse of comics and the superhero satire `Rashtraman`. He is currently working on a multilingal graphic book with Perumal Murugan. Appupen`s `Dystopian Times` appears in Frontline magazine. He is the founder and co-editor of Brainded India. He has published seven graphic novels and numerous comics on various platforms.