Geekend Gladiators was able to catch the award-winning creator of the hit Komiks Series Tabi Po, Mervin Malonzo. He shares with us his history as a writer, how the idea for Tabi Po came about and what he thinks of the blossoming Komiks Industry in the country.
In this week’s episode we get to talk about Buhay Habang Buhay! A local comicbook by Paolo Herras and Tepai Pascual that has now been made into a film!
Also, there’s no news segment this week, just a hearty good ol’ fashioned movie discussion 🙂
William taps into everyone’s innate fear of stagnation and monotony and lingers until the last possible second making the pay off at the end that much more satisfying.
Are you aware that there is a thriving Filipino Komik book industry in the Philippines nowadays? If not, then let me inform you that there is in fact a resurgence of original Filipino Komik books. But, mind you, this has not always been the state of the industry, and just like World History has it, there were the so-called Golden Age and the Dark Age of Filipino Komiks.
So what caused the downfall of the industry back then?