|12.09.2012 – Last night Panel By Panel guest Lim Cheng Tju and Otto Fong creator of Sir Fong’s Adventures dropped Comic Odyssey. Together with them is Otto’s friend Han looking very much overwhelmed with the indie komiks in one shelf.
Lim Cheng Tju the country editor for Singapore’s International Journal of Comic Art and co-editor for Liquid City 2 that was published by Image Comics was fascinated about the growth of Philippine comics that he bought most of the titles that stood out in his sight.
Otto Fong the creator of Sir Fong’s Adventures who was formerly a Science teacher for 8 years was excited even Han his friend showed interest in Filipino Folklore mostly supernatural or horror comics.
There was enough interest for Lim Cheng Tju talking about Zsazsa Zaturnnah to the point of purchasing the shirt which he immediately bought. They are very much excited to visit the Philippines for its rich artistic culture.
Ariel Atienza creator of Class and West Side who is also part or the Komikon Inc. was there to show them what the Filipino Komiks community had to offer.
If you have plans to drop by Ateneo de Manila University at Lecture Hall B this Monday December 10, 2012 from for 4:30P to 6PM you’ll have the chance to see them through the Panel by Panel special event. Lim Cheng Tju and Otto Fong will be the guests for this event. Catch them especially Otto Fong as he bring his creation Sir Fong’s Adventures to Panel By Panel.
Besides hanging out at Comic Odyssey Lim Cheng, Otto, and Han visited NBS Best Sellers who got introduced to Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo’s Trese where they bought all five issues!
They will be in Manila until December 12, 2012 where they fly back to Singapore and let’s hope they make it back next year as Otto might consider visit next year for the Summer Komikon 2013. For now catch them at Ateneo de Manila University for Panel By Panel!