From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘Palaso’ by Marianie @marianieart

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks! Our resident @komikninja talks about the one-shot comic Palaso by Marianie, which follows the Dark Cupid whose job is to pull out the “love arrows as he meets “his most challenging mission yet—a bubbly human named Joy.” Check out the video below (all the links are inContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘Palaso’ by Marianie @marianieart”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘In His Universe’

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks! In celebration of National Arts Month and the month of love, our resident @komikninja talks about In His Universe by Chocnut-san, a comics about an unrequited love being reciprocated in an alternate universe. Check out the video below, and remember to follow @komikninja on Instagram, and subscribeContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘In His Universe’”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘EDSA’

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks! This time, we’re sharing this one-shot comic titled EDSA: Paano Ginagawa ang Isang Bayani? by Randy Valiente and illustrated by Mel Casipit, recommended as always by our resident our resident @komikninja. This komiks, by the way, is around 11 years old (!) but once you get intoContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘EDSA’”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja Recommends 4 Komiks to Read on Penlab

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks! This time, we’re sharing not just one, but FOUR recommendations by our resident @komikninja. These titles are all accessible via Penlab, and for free. So, if you have time, check out them out, and let us know if you find more that we should add to ourContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja Recommends 4 Komiks to Read on Penlab”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja Recommends Where to Buy Komiks Online

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks! This time, we’re sharing a special recommendation by our resident @komikninja, and it’s about where to buy komiks online, as of 2020. Adarna House, KomikSpot, MervStore and a lot more resources are in this list, so make sure to check out this video. Remember to subscribe, andContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja Recommends Where to Buy Komiks Online”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘Doobiedoo Asks,’ ‘Little Wolf’

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks, and we’re sharing two (!) recommendations by our resident @komikninja: Doobiedoo Asks and Little Wolf, both part of Komiket‘s selected entries to the Philippine International Comics Online Festival (PICOF). Check out the reviews below, and click on the links for more info. Doobiedoo Asks written by Bambi Amago,Continue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘Doobiedoo Asks,’ ‘Little Wolf’”

From the Bookbed Room: Filipino Indie Komiks by @komikninja

Welcome back to the Bookbed Room! Today, we are opening a new feature series on Filipino indie komiks, led by our resident komikninja EK Gonzales. If this is your first time chancing upon Pinoy comics, we got you! Check out some of our recommendations here and here, and click Play on this video from theContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: Filipino Indie Komiks by @komikninja”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Jumper Cable Chronicles: Si Santa Anita’ ni E.K. Gonzales, salin sa Filipino ni Xi Zuq

ni KB Meniado ANG KWENTO Habang bakasyon, dapat pagpasok sa senior high school ang pinaghahandaan ni Dino—hindi ang pagbuo ng koneksiyon sa Dimension 048; hindi ang pagdating ng isang batang dimension engineer na si Haya Project; hindi ang paghanap sa medical engineer na si Anita Project; at hndi ang pagiging Agent 001 ng Dimension 196.Continue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Jumper Cable Chronicles: Si Santa Anita’ ni E.K. Gonzales, salin sa Filipino ni Xi Zuq”

11 More Pinoy Comics to Love

by EK Gonzales So. You’re new to local independent komiks. You’ve read Trese and Kikomachine, and maybe Mythology Class, and you want more. You’ve heard there are very interesting things happening in local komiks. You’d be right. But you don’t know where to start. Recommending comics to anybody is difficult because there are as many comicsContinue reading “11 More Pinoy Comics to Love”

6 Pinoy Comics To Love

by EK Gonzales If you ask me about the history of komiks in the Philippines, I, unfortunately, will not be able to give you very good answers. I came late to the scene, in the middle of new komik history being made. Trese was already a recognized series, ZsaZsa Zaturrnah had been made into a musical,Continue reading “6 Pinoy Comics To Love”