Sunday, June 23, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019
|06.16.2019 – McDonald’s Happy Meal toys have been a hit or miss in the past months that whatever is released in Southeast Asia is limited by the properties that are only offered to this particular region. Besides that, you can’t buy the toys separately unlike in Western countries as most Asians would end up buying the toys than food.
Basically, there’s a rarity in buying only the toys unless it is applicable to all countries within Southeast Asia. But with the Philippines, it can only happen when one selected branch or store decides to clear their storage space and that’s when McDo Toy Bazaar happens, which has been a rare occurrence and not all stores do it.
Monday, June 3, 2019
|06.03.2019 – The 90th Anniversary celebration for Kenkoy has begun. If you missed the weeklong celebration that began in FEU last month there’s still a chance you can catch the pocket tours that not only to celebrate the character’s first comic strip. But also meet a few local artists and illustrators.
SM Manila and Kenkoy collaborate not only to celebrate the first Filipino komiks, but ahead of the Philippine Independence Day. Get to know the grassroots of the local komiks scene and check out their past and current works. It’s going to be an experience that Filipino Komiks is still here!
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
|05.21.2019 – There have been so many illustrated/visual abstract stories that don’t define by panels of tradition comicbooks, but convey more about what the author is trying to say in these published works.
Zyterical Sea is one of those books that are making their narrative through no specific layout or process of panels that tell the whole story.
It’s mostly wordless illustrations and sometimes combined with poems and prose. The independent self-published works that thrive with Filipino Komiks genre is expanding that thought through illustrations in a different way in telling a story.
Originally released in Komikon 2017 there was not much noise when it became available, but through word of mouth from friends and fellow creative it gained traction behind the scenes that had people praising this as one of the best works to come out that express emotion through its art