What the latest Powerbooks Clearance Sale could mean (January 28, 2019)

Disclaimer: The following post is purely conjecture on my end.  But at this point, it is very hard to see it any other way. 

Remembering Powerbooks

Back in the late 90’s, Powerbooks pulled out all the stops when they opened their first branch along Pasay Road in Makati.  Housed in a two-story building[i], Powerbooks offered local and foreign book lovers a wide assortment of specialized books, food and beverages from their deli on the ground floor, and more than ample space to just sit down and read.

It was a magical place and my family and I would make it a point to frequent it as much as we could.  Back then, I was a big Batman: The Animated Series fan[ii] and I managed to find a copy of Paul Dini and Chip Kidd’s Batman Animated (1998) in one of their second floor shelves.

Batman Animated (1998) was the definitive book on the animated series and incredibly hard to find–even by today’s standards.

But Powerbooks had it. Continue reading “What the latest Powerbooks Clearance Sale could mean (January 28, 2019)”