#DedBeat sees the Brainded crew walking down the pop culture beat, taking well-deserved potshots at holy cows and trendy topics. No cherished memory is safe.

Chacko blazes his spliff of power and takes a trip to Eternia.


Chacko questions the quest in Pains of Persia.

Brainded India artist Chacko revisits some of the heroes of his youth, adapts them for the modern world; he goes savage and gives us the heroes we deserve in G.I.YO.


Dedwood releases from #braindedindia with Chacko.

DedShorts: Appupen

Shorts exclusively made for and published on

Anything can happen. The secret origin of buttermilk.

Listen. A raga of rage. How long can we ignore the little guy?

Tattvam Assimilate. A time to reflect on the state of the inner nature.
Also, ‘Who put that dream in your head?’ – from #aspyrus (#appupen 2014)

Take the power back. Republic Day special.

The Pen is Mightier, by Appupen. Originally published in the August-September 2017 issue of Arts Illustrated. With thanks to Praveena Shivram.

The Ring of the Lord, by Appupen. This classic story has stood the test of time in Halahala. You can clearly see their influence on some popular stories of our world.

A Halahala Fairy Tale, by Appupen. This we fear is how skin color started being such a big deal around here.

Fishing adventures