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”

#MagbasaMonday Marathon: 16 Books for the Filipino Reader

Happy #MagbasaMonday! Today, we also celebrate National Heroes’ Day and the last day of Buwan Ng Mga Wika. But as Bibi Mangki says, we should celebrate the things that make us Filipino every day! Enjoy this marathon of #MagbasaMonday, and if you have time, check out Banana Feelings Comics. ☁

People in Print: Alexandra Trese

by Ian Miraflores Alexandra Trese is the main character of the komiks series Trese, created by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo. She’s a detective that specializes in crimes with supernatural origin. The setting is in modern day Metro Manila. Creatures from Filipino folklore—the white lady, nuno sa punso, tikbalang and kapre, among other—are brought to life andContinue reading “People in Print: Alexandra Trese”

Catching up with Komiks at Komiket 2017

by Allana Luta To say that I am ignorant of the local comic scene is a gross understatement. My exposure to local comics when I was a kid was limited to the newspaper’s entertainment section, with Pugad Baboy, Love Knots, and later on, Kikomachine, as well as Culture Crash Comics, a bi-monthly comic magazine that featuredContinue reading “Catching up with Komiks at Komiket 2017”

#MagbasaMonday Season 1

Happy #MagbasaMonday! If you’re subscribed to Bookbedwatch, you’ve most likely been following the first season of this series, where Bibi Mangki of the Banana Feelings Comics has been recommending books. Today, Season 1 ends with its 15th episode: an excerpt from Detective Boys of Masangkay by Bernalyn Hapin Sastrillo. Check it out below! To see all episodes,Continue reading “#MagbasaMonday Season 1”