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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Trese: The Filbar's Edition!

08.06.2013 – Trese the creation of Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo has been captivating a growing cult following.

Great stories that made you feel like watching an episode of Fringe or the X-Files that inspired an original fresh new take on Filipino horror genre.

It’s been a while since Midnight Tribunal was released its fifth book of the series and the rave reviews continue to flow making Alexandra Trese’s adventures become a word of mouth in the social media.

Local superheroes these days are still influenced by the western culture but Trese is a different and you might want to start from the beginning.

Recently the creator of Trese and Filbar’s collaborated to re-release the original three books with an added incentive exclusively for the store. Reinvigorating the successful series to those who has not heard of the books that you may still find in other bookstores but this limited edition would bring new fans to the fold.

The Filbar’s Edition is only for limited release featuring new wrap around art work in each individual book’s dust jacket.

The art done exclusively by Kajo Baldisimo looks stunning that the anticipation for the upcoming sixth book for October 2013 seems to take forever to see. But the best way to feed the anticipation is to go back from the beginning. Kajo’s ever evolving artwork can be seen through the pages of the three books.

If you haven’t got yourself a copy of the first three books and if you love the stories that includes the stunning artwork then this set exclusively by Filbar’s may be for you. The new wrap around dust jacket makes the old books look new again don’t you think?

If that was not enough for you to be excited about Alexandra Trese, if you can make the trip all the way to the new store in Filinvest Festival Supermall in Alabang check out one part of Filbar’s store dedicated to Budjette and Kajo’s creation. You don’t see Alexandra Trese staring at you making enchantments but certainly art speaks volumes not only with stories alone.

So what are you waiting for? Grab a copy of the Trese: Filbar’s Edition as this is limited release only at PhP 480.00 pesos ($11.00 US) only at Filbar’s!


  1. Which is the better edition to own? The Filbar's edition or the hardcover edition? What are the differences when it comes to content?

  2. The Filbar's Edition is a re-packaging of the first three volumes with interconnecting dust jackets. There are no changes inside the book just that it was re-released as a store exclusive.

    Details about the Hardcover edition can be found HERE: