Storiesnap Time: ‘I Met You for a Reason’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, we’re featuring I Met You for a Reason, an illustrated poem by Layla S. Tanjutco, illustrated by Carla de Guzman. It’s about finding hope amid heartbreak, something that a lot of people can relate to—and not just love-wise…More

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 subscribe…More

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 into…More

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, and…More

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,…More

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 the…More

Why Filipinos Should Read: Filipiniana

by Bryan Meniado It’s been a while since I last wrote for Bookbed. My last “Why Filipinos Should Read” was published two years ago! But while I may have lay low on reading, the books are there, and new ones keep coming. A real tsundoku! *laughs* Moving on, one of the silver linings of this…More

Bookbed recommends: Filipiniana

ni Nicai de Guzman; mga litrato ni Kat Candelaria Noong ako’y nasa elementarya at hayskul, palagi akong nasa silid-aklatan. Nakakahiyang aminin pero hindi ko talaga pinapansin noon ang Filipiniana section. Nang maging miyembro ako ng Heritage Conservation Society-Youth ay saka ko lamang binigyang pansin ang mga akda ng sarili nating kababayan, partikular ang mga tungkol sa…More