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IN DEPTH: Meta-historicism on SKYWORLD

June 4, 2015
Meta-historicizing Skyworld: Deconstructing Historical Possibilities, Conspiracies and Lies I. Preview Master cartoonist Gerry Alanguilan is right in the current state of Philippine comics—it is still ALIVE and continues to evolve.[1] He says this all over to counter claims that the Philippine comics indus...


LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Ethan Chua and Scott Lee Chua on Creating Philippine History/Mythology Comic ‘Doorkeeper’

November 7, 2017
Philippine history buffs are in for a treat with Summit Book’s newest graphic novel Doorkeeper, an anthology book that chronicles the country’s rich history and mythology with an added twist. Through a cosmic entity known as the Doorkeeper, the comic book journeys through various eras in Philip...

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REVIEW: A rebirth for ‘Pedro Penduko: The Legend Begins’

Comic Reviews
August 30, 2016
Pedro Penduko is one of National Artist in Visual Arts Francisco Conching‘s greatest pop cultural creations. I primarily remember this cultural icon in the movie version which either Janno Gibbs and/or Hubert “Bistek” Bautista played the titular character. In the age of post-modernity/mil...


BUDJETTE TAN goes to Denmark. Will TRESE be tagging along?

Komiks Interviews
August 15, 2016
Budjette Tan’s abrupt move to Denmark surprised a lot of people. Though they were saddened, they are still happy with the reason behind his relocation; he recently just got hired by the Lego Company. Fortunately, we had the opportunity to talk to him days after he settled in. We asked him about his job and...

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LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Russell Molina and the Future of Sixty Six

February 4, 2016
Sixty Six creator Russell Molina balances the jump from being a children’s book author to komiks writer quite well. How does he manage now that his bromance with artist Ian Sta. Maria has become a long-distance relationship? This is Let’s Talk Komiks. FLIPGEEKS: From being a children’s book author, w...



Comic Reviews
June 14, 2015
HOW PINOY WE ARE Russell Molina (Anong Gupit Natin Ngayon?) and Ian Sta. Maria (Skyworld) team up for an exploration of nostalgia, sense of duty and responsibility, heroism, and Philippine values and culture through the lenses of superhero and Philippine mysticism in SIXTY-SIX, Vol. 1. Let’s go to the deta...


LCS Event: Comic Odyssey’s SIXTY SIX, Vol. 1 Premiere with RUSSELL MOLINA and IAN STA. MARIA

June 11, 2015
NO PLANS THIS WEEKEND? Comic Odyssey‘s SIXTY SIX, Vol. 1 Premiere Signing Event featuring creators RUSSELL MOLINA (Anong Gupit Natin Ngayon?) and IAN STA. MARIA (Skyworld) at their FORT Branch this Saturday, JUNE 13, from 1-5 PM. SIXTY SIX, Vol. 1 is the compilation of the first 4 chapters of the hig...


IAN STA. MARIA, Leaving the Philippines. Leaving Komiks?

June 6, 2015
Ian Sta. Maria, well-known artist of the Skyworld series and with the current series that he’s about finishing up – Sixty Six, just announced of him leaving our home country to work abroad. Why? Where?  Flipgeeks got to chat with Ian for some answers. Plus, let’s find out if he will bring...

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LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Budjette Tan & Kajo Baldisimo swim to HIGH TIDE AT MIDNIGHT – Trese Book 6

December 11, 2014
With the premiere launch of Trese – High Tide at Midnight this Saturday, Flipgeeks got a chance to have an interview with the creators of the series – Budjette Tan & Kajo Baldisimo about the new installment that revolves around Alexandra Trese, The Madame and such. FLIPGEEKS: In early middl...

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LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Midnight Inking with Ian Sta. Maria

October 21, 2014
In this latest entry of Let’s Talk Komiks, we get to talk to the amazing-Hot Toys-lovin’ Ian Sta. Maria. Ian is very well known by being the artist the Skyworld series and the current work Sixty Six. Probably this November, he might release a sketchbook called Midnight Inking. We got some inter...