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Comic Reviews
April 3, 2015
Imagine your reading your favorite comic book. Now remove all the speech bubbles and the narration. Would you still be able to tell what is going on? And if you think you do, are you sure that’s what the authors are trying to tell? Now this is one of the reason why silent comics are […]


GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW: The Realist OGN – Humor in the Midst of Chaos!

Comic Reviews
March 21, 2015
What is the true potential of the comics as a medium? Seriously, the answer with this rather simple question can lead to more complicated and dynamic discourse that proceed to more engaging ways on how to expand the medium itself beyond its current form. That is what the Israeli-based work entitled THE REA...


LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Finding the “Light” with Rob Cham

February 11, 2015
FLIPGEEKS: Tell us a bit about yourself. ROB CHAM: Hi, I’m Rob. I do illustration stuff as a means of living. I make comics when I can because I love them so. I’m currently employed part-time at Ateneo teaching illustration, and am also employed as an art director for the Diff, a phone case com...


LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Discovering INCREMENTS with Joanne Cesario

January 26, 2015
Flipgeeks got the privilege of interviewing Joanne Cesario, one of the creators of Increments. For those of you who don’t know, Increments is a comic book that features short stories that each has a lesson in it. Read on to find out more about the comic and the creator. FLIPGEEKS: How about some background...


LET’S TALK KOMIKS: Chloe Havengaarde, from Iloilo to Komikon (PART 1 OF 2)

November 23, 2014
Iloilo City is known for many things: the food, the malambing (affectionate) people, and the laid-back “provincial” vibe, among many things. As a longtime son of the city, I can personally attest to those “stereotypes” as having some truth into them. However, what is not known to many outsiders of the city...

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KOMIKON 2014: Celebrating The Tenth Year of Komiks Love

Event Coverage
November 19, 2014
In Komikon‘s tenth anniversary, there was no stopping, despite the rain showers earlier that day attendees queued  in excitedly to attend one of the biggest event of this year. This year, the organizers shown love both to the local comic book writers and artists and at the same time to their avid fan...


COMIC BOOK REVIEW: Tibok ng Utak #4

Comic Reviews
November 17, 2014
One of the perks of being the early birds in the annual Komikon convention is getting free stuffs, most particularly indie comics. I luckily got Tibok ng Utak #4 (2014) by Jomari Angeles and Manix Abrera. It comprises of exactly twenty pages. Most of these leafs contain one splash art, while two to three p...


!!!UPDATE!!! KOMIKON X: What is Komikon for you?

November 15, 2014
[!!!UPDATE!!! We’re getting more and more answers from other wonderful people in the local comic book community. Check them out] This Saturday would be The 10th Annual Philippine Komiks Convention – Komikon 2014. This year is a milestone that should be praised to the organizers of this fine eve...

Reading Comics V

READING COMICS V: ‘Alamat ng Panget’ 2K14 Minor Relaunch Party

November 4, 2014
What is Reading Comics? Think of it as poetry reading but with komiks. We have a projector, a sound system, food and drinks, friendship all for you and your love. Awhile, Apol Sta. Maria (A Balut Ate My Luois Vuitton) will have a relaunch party of the new collected edition of his Alamat in Panget & Man...



Comic Reviews
November 4, 2014
How could a talented artist like Manix Abrera surpass his current artistic level? Answer: By transcending by any means necessary. This is what I infer upon reading and re-reading Manix’s latest opus, 14. So far, his work is the biggest in terms of scope and thickness. He has a grand vision of pushing the b...