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Everything we know about the new Darna.
After months of searching and endless online debates, the new Darna has finally arrived in the form of Jane Florence Benitez De Leon, a 20-year-old talent under Star Magic. De Leon now shoulders the responsibility of portraying the most iconic heroine in ...
 
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A decade after Twilight, Pattinson is ready to play the most vampiric of comic book heroes
He has, as a colleague pointed out to me last week, the jaw for it. He also has, as Hollywood types like to say, the chops. And now, if rumor is to be believed (it so often isn’t, but indulge us), Robert ...
 
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It's about time.
Filipino comic book fans went into a frenzy when it was revealed that Marvel finally decided to give the Philippines some representation in their superpowered universe with Wave. Fortunately, I got the chance to talk to the man behind the Filipina superhero.Film director and ...
 
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The 34-year-old comic artist is also a full-time policeman.
When the cover of the digital comic series Comedians Reborn was posted on Facebook earlier this month, it immediately went viral on social media, with several news agencies picking up the story.The cover, an eye-catching and colorful work of art, brought together ...
 
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JV Tanjuatco shares how he runs Comic Book Lab and where he sees the industry going.
JV Tanjuatco was in the middle of doing his master’s thesis at the Asian Institute of Management when an unlikely idea hit him: setting up a comic book publishing business.Being an MBA student, his first concern was its financial viability. He noticed ...
 
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Francisco Coching gave Philippine comics its identity.
Komiks—the colloquial term for Filipino comics—were long regarded as a lower form of art, beneath paintings and sculptures; and yet, it was the work of a singular artist that helped shape the public consciousness in the mid-1900s. Francisco V. Coching, the “Dean ...
 
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‘Pugad Baboy’ might be three decades old, but its creator hasn’t lost the passion and humor that made his strip so popular in the first place.
After 30 years of producing what is arguably the country’s most famous comic strip today, Pol Medina Jr. was ready to call it quits.He started the strip back in May 18, 1988 with the Philippine Daily Inquirer, moved online with Rappler, and is now back ...
 
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Hugh Jackman had to set up a smuggling network
You’d think that comic books are a godsend for superhero movie directors. No need to explain characters, their motives or even talk to your Lycra-clad cast–just hand over a towering stack of cartoons and leave them to it.Not for Bryan Singer. According ...
 
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He's credited with creating characters who represented the best of us, but his own story is much more complex.
Growing up, comics were my life. Once every couple of months we would take the bus for over an hour into the center of London where we'd enter the hallowed halls of the famous comic-book shop Forbidden Planet. I'd dig in the ...
 
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Aren't we all?
Jared Leto has about as much clue of the Joker's DC future as we do.Last month saw reports that there are three Joker-related movies in the works at Warner Bros, two with Leto's Joker who was first seen in Suicide Squad, and one ...
 
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The National Book Development Board tapped the Kiko Machine creator for the project.
Just in time for the World Book and Copyright Day on Saturday, April 23, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) will be releasing a comic strip/infographic by artist Manix Abrera.Abrera is best known for the comic strip Kiko Machine in the Philippine ...
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