Komiks and the Filipino Folklore: An Exclusive Interview With Tabi Po Creator Marvin Malonzo

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.

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In the Car After (Ep. 17) Buhay Habangbuhay

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 🙂

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William Review

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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.

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The State of Filipino Komiks

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?

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