Had some time this morning to sit down and read a couple of the books that I purchased yesterday: Captain America #8 and Simone Bianchi and Mark Millar’s Sharkey The Bounty Hunter #1. Sharkey The Bounty Hunter #1 (Volume #1 | 2019) Now, I wasn’t immediately drawn to the name “Sharkey The Bounty Hunter” orContinue reading “Review: Problems with the printing quality of Captain America #8 [Volume #9 |February 27, 2019] (March 3, 2019)”
Earlier this afternoon, I proceeded to Comic Odyssey’s newest branch on Level 3 of Robinson’s Galleria for the Captain America (Volume #9 | Issue #1) signing event featuring Leinil Francis Yu and Gerry Alanguilan. The event, scheduled from 1pm onwards, was held in the common area directly in front of Comic Odyssey. The open spaceContinue reading “Comic Odyssey’s Captain America (2018) #1 Signing Event (July 8, 2017)”
One of the things that my son wanted for his birthday was to participate in the very first Marvel themed run in the Philippines. Now how could any parent–especially this parent–say no to that request! Held at the Block 16, SM Mall of Asia Event Grounds, we arrived in time for a number of ColorRunContinue reading “Marvel Run Philippines 2018 (July 7, 2018)”
After work this morning[i], I proceeded to Comic Odyssey in Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street for the Jean Grey #4/Superwoman #12 signing event featuring Stephen Jorge Segovia and Harvey M. Tolibao.
Ah, CapWolf. Another addition to my personal collection.[i] For those of you who may be too young or unaware of the history of CapWolf, it is a Captain America (Volume 1) story that ran for six issues (#402-#407) way back in 1992. The gist of the story: Captain America turns into a werwolf and dukesContinue reading “CapWolf finds a new home (May 21, 2017)”
As part of my education as an aspiring comic book writer, I have made it a point to find time to listen to the creative process of other writers. It is a mandate has also made me more open to the idea of reading books that fall outside the Marvel and DC Comics spectrum.[i] This will beContinue reading “The difference between single issues and trade paperbacks and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Non-spoilers) (April 25, 2017)”
During the second leg of my US trip in California, a good friend was nice enough to surprise me with an invite me to the 3rd Annual East Bay Comic Con in Hilton Concord. The one-day East Bay Comic Con, much smaller than our local conventions here in Manila, occupied a number of the Hilton’sContinue reading “Review: 3rd Annual East Bay Comic Con (January 31, 2016)”