Antonio "Tony" Velasquez (29 October 1910 – 1997) is a Filipino illustrator regarded as the Father of Tagalog comics and as the pioneer and founding father of the Philippine comics industry.
Sixty years before the comics entered the American newspaper press, Rodolphe Töpffer of Geneva (1799-1846), schoolmaster, university professor, polemical journalist, art critic, landscape draftsman, and writer of fiction, travel tales, and social criticism, invented a new art form: the comic strip, or "picture story," ...
As explained on #KuyaKimAnoNa on “24 Oras,” the first Filipino comic book character was Kenkoy, whose full name was Francisco “Kenkoy” Harabas. Kenkoy was created by Tony Velasquez, the father of Filipino comics. The character first appeared on Liwayway Magazine in the 1920s.
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Comics in the Philippines (Filipino: Komiks) were partially inspired by American mainstream comic strips and comic books during the early 20th century, particularly after World War II, the medium became widespread and popular throughout the country, though its popularity has subsided somewhat with the advent of other ...
Comics in the Philippines (Filipino: Komiks) have been widespread and popular throughout the country from the 1920s to the present. Komiks were partially inspired by American mainstream comic strips and comic books during the early 20th century.
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I just found out that there are some Filipino manga artists that created some Original English language manga. These are all genuine! It is an OEL manga written and story by Amercians but art by professional Filipino manga artists who have won internationally...
The first comic strip by a Filipino is “The Monkey and the Tortoise” by Jose Rizal published in Truebner's Record in London in 1889. It was part of a piece on Asian folktales. In 1929, in the pages of Liwayway Magasin, Tony Velasquez introduced “Kenkoy.”
An artist created comic covers starring Ned's Lola from Spider Man and they're hilarious. DeGuzman's comic covers titled “The Further Adventures of Ned's Lola” starred the Filipino grandmother who briefly appeared in the latest “Spider-Man: No Way Home” movie. It premiered in the Philippines last January.
The man who started it all, the man who created DC Comics, was Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson. He was was also a superhero in his own way as part of the U.S. Army during World War I.
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Darna tells the story of Narda (Marian Rivera), an attractive young woman who grows up in an orphanage and lives a happy, quiet and simple life until she becomes the heiress of a stone that gives her super powers. Narda eventually meets her childhood sweetheart Eduardo (Mark Anthony Fernandez) at the same orphanage.
Marvel Comics introduced a new Filipina superhero named Ari Agbayani, who would be making her debut in the fourth issue of the upcoming United States of Captain America limited series.
Since its introduction in January 1929, the comic strip in the Philippines has taken on a variety of roles.
It is not well-known that Rizal is considered the Father of Philippine Komiks (comic strip) because among his numerous drawings and sketches are three that fit the bill: “The Monkey and the Turtle” (Paris, 1885), “The Baptism of R.