First comic book about Kazakh superhero “Ermek batyr” was presented in Taldykorgan

First comic book about Kazakh superhero “Ermek batyr” was presented in Taldykorgan. The author of the ancient legend, a young artist Madibek Mussabekov, is quite popular among teenagers. His graphic work that incorporates mythology and historic facts promotes traditional culture. Table games championship was also organized as part of the festival. Teenagers took part in the first traditional game titled “Kazakh khanate.” It allowed young people to learn the history of the ancient state.

DINARA ASSETBEKOVA, ORGANIZER:

 - Teenagers liked the game very much. They were playing it nonstop till the end of the event. They also found “Ermek batyr” comic book very interesting. We can see the young generation’s fascination with the Kazakh hero and history. Madibek has a dream that one day a film will be made based on his comics.