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Monday, October 5, 2015

Indie Spotlight: Things to Remember by Jess Santiago and Jez Nabong

Things to Remember by Jess Santiago and Jez Nabong

Title: Things To Remember
Acquired on: Komiket 2015 (Elements at the Centris, October 3, 2015)
Selling price: Php 80.00
Written by: Jess Santiago
Illustrated by: Jez Nabong
Language: English
Cover: Colored, printed on bond paper
Illustrations: Black and white
Type: One-shot comic
Published under: Self-published (Komiket University Graduates)


Storyline (From the synopsis):
They love her. She doesn't remember.

Banchi must help Hon remember their daughter before she and her family come for breakfast. It has been months since they last saw Hon; and with her memory fading, the chances of her recalling them are slim. Banchi has tried everything to rekindle the past, but nothing has been working.

After all their years together, what is the one thing Hon will never forget?



Friday, October 2, 2015

TRANSCRIPT: Live Chat via Twitter with Paolo Chikiamco

Book covers and creator profile picture from Flipreads.com

Paolo Chikiamco, one of the great minds behind Alternative Alamat, Mythspace and High Society,  entertained his fans during the Live Twitter chat held at 5PM last October 1, 2015.



Saturday, July 25, 2015

Beyond Komiks: Fairy Tail and Attack on Titan Manga in Filipino

Manga covers courtesy of Viva-Psicom
I heard all the rumors. Then I saw them in the shelves of bookstores. I was even invited to go to the book launch (and actually went there).

And on that day, I received a friendly reminder that Filipino-translated literary works are slowly invading our local bookstores.

I present to you: Attack on Titan and Fairy Tail... Philippine Edition.

Monday, June 22, 2015

After the Kon: Things You Might Have Missed at the ToyconPH 2015 (Warning: Image Heavy)




Childhood nostalgia. Fan geekery. And a whole lot of fun! This is how I can describe this year's ToyconPH 2015! This was the first time I'm attending the ToyCon despite having heard of it before as I was more of an anime fan than a geek back then and I have very little interest (and very limited budget) in buying toys. I'm really glad that I got invited this year to be a part of the Biggest Toy Convention in South East Asia.

ToyConPH 2015 was held at the SM Megatrade Halls in the 5th Floor of SM Megamall (Mandaluyong City) last June 19-21, 2015. The event was so big that aside from occupying Megatrade Halls 1, 2, and 3, ToyCon also added the Meeting Halls A and B as their event venue.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Komiks Review: Sixty Six by Russel Molina and Ian Sta. Maria

Sixty Six
by Russell Molina and Ian Sta. Maria

Title: Sixty Six
Acquired on: Sixty Six Book Launch at Comic Odyssey, Fully Booked, BGC, Taguig (June 13, 2015)
Selling price: Php 275.00
Written by: Russell Molina
Illustrated by: Ian Sta. Maria
Language: Filipino-English (Taglish)
Cover: Matte board, colored
Illustrations: Black and white
Type: Compilation comic. Used to be sold as separate chapters.
Characters: Recurring.
Published under: Anino Comics (Adarna House)