Ruskin Bond on ‘Magic in Mussoorie’

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.

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

Here is an excerpt of the foreword, written by our very own, Ruskin Bond!

Tintin, look to your laurels!

In Nakul and Kuku, you have two likeable and enterprising competitors, always ready to roam the mountains in search of adventure. And adventure comes to them when they discover a magic book in Mussoorie, which takes them back in time to encounters with Colonel Everest, Maharaja Duleep Singh and other fascinating characters.

The story and characters have been created by Atul Sethi, a comic-book enthusiast, and the artist and illustrator Vikas Upadhyay, who has worked on many comic books. Together, they have come up with an enjoyable romp, which should thrill comic-book enthusiasts of all ages, including yours truly.

So join the boys on their magical adventure.

There’s never a dull moment!


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

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