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What if superheroes existed in the Philippines?
In Paolo Fabregas’ alternate world of superheroes, every country has its own special group of superheroes. The Philippines has its own, called the Filipino Heroes League or FHL. In the graphic novel, the FHL is a government-funded organization created to augment the ...
 
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Ian Sta. Maria is back with his latest creation: Salamangka.
We can never have enough books on Filipino folklore. After all, they're more than just stories told to us as kids; they are a part of who we are. And in Ian Sta. Maria's latest book, Salamangka, these stories are brought to ...
 
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Likhain, aka Mia Sereno, was recognized as "Best Fan Artist" at the 2019 Hugo Awards in Dublin.
Artist Mia Sereno, who also goes by the pseudonym Likhain, just became the second Filipino Hugo Award winner to ever be recognized by the prestigious literary body. Sereno won “Best Fan Artist” in the 2019 Hugo Awards, which were held during the ...
 
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Mga Batang Poz by Segundo Matias Jr. is the first book in the Philippines that tackles the sensitive issue of HIV-AIDS.
In 2018, Palanca award-winning author Segundo Matias, Jr. raised many eyebrows when he published his book, Mga Batang Poz or simply Poz. The book touches on a topic surrounded by stigma: HIV-AIDS. Poz is the story of four teenagers with diverse backgrounds: one ...
 
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These are some original fairytale endings (albeit awfully disturbing versions) of fairytales we grew up with.
Original fairytale endings can date as far back as the 10th century, which is a lot to consider seeing the amount of backlash from people saying live-action adaptation of fairytales should stay faithful to the original. Consider, The Little Mermaid has been ...
 
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It opens on July 12.
While some people would raise an eyebrow (or, worse, roll their eyes) at museum-goers who just "do it for the 'gram," a new destination in Pasay City is banking on this very 21st-century practice. Lakbay Museo, located on the ground floor of ...
 
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Baybayin Fonts and Baybayin Guide Books are available to download for free.
Lloyd Zapanta, a graphic designer, has developed Baybayin font in five different styles (Baybayin Sisil, Baybayin Bayani, Baybayin Robotoika, Baybayin Sarimanok, and Baybayin Chochin). Four of the styles are free to download, while the Chochin costs P100. "One of my goals since 2015 ...
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