Tuesday, September 27, 2005

THE INCOMPLETE PHILIPPINE COMIC BOOK TIMELINE

I kow it's not complete, and i know for sure it will never be, for corrections and additions, just email me.

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1886 - Jose Rizal's first well-known fable, "The Monkey and the Tortoise"
1929 - Antonio Velasquez' first homegrown cartoon, "Kenkoy"

1934 - Tony Velasquez' "Album Ng Kabalbalan ni Kenkoy" ,1934.
- Francisco Reyes's "Kulafu.

1947 - Lib Abrena and OS del Rosario's "IPO-IPO", "Magasin ng Pagsilang" April 1947
- Mars Ravelo's "VARGA", Bulaklak Vol. 4 Nos. 17 --July 23, 1947

1949 - Caguintan's "LAGIM", Pilipino Komiks,by ACE Publications June 1947.

1950 - Mars Ravelo's Varga became "DARNA", Pilipino Komiks issue # 77 May 13, 1950

1963 - Mars Ravelos' Captain barbell, Pinoy Komiks #5

1964, Mars Ravelo's Lastikman , Aliwan Komiks
1969 - Palos Komiks#1 by Ares Publications, Jan 27, 1969

By 1986 the komiks industry produced 47 titles-excluding religious or educational works, 24 other titles whose futures were then in doubt because of an anti-pornography drive, and newspaper and magazine cartoons and illustrated stories (Del Mundo, Jr., 1986). With a weekly
circulation by 1986 of around 2.5 to 3 million, the regular titles enjoyed a readership of
15,000,000 to 18,000,000 people, "about one-third" the Philippine population (Ibid., p. 179).

1992 - Reno Maniquis' Maskarado #1, Tempo, 20th February 1992

Pre-Alamat
Comic books made by the guys who would eventually be part of Alamat (1993-1994)

- Comics101
- Sigaw Saklolo
- Pagan Press
- Flashpoint
- Exodus
- Wasted
- Crest Hut Butt Shop
- Dead Heart
- Shadow Comics

1995 - "Aster: The Last Celestial Knight", Entity Comics with Philippine-based C.A.T.S. Studios

Alamat Comic Books

1995 - Indigo Valley / P-Noise #1, #2
- Shadow Comics / Scions #1
- Alamat 101 #1
- Tattooed #1
- TKS: The Kill Stalker #1

1996 - A.R.C.H.O.N. #1
- Polgas: Ang Asong Hindi
- Pugad Baboy Adbentiyurs

1997 - Dhampyr

1998 - Wasted
- Batch72 #1 (riso edition)

1999 - Karen Kunawicz’s On the Verge
- Mythology Class #1 to 4
- Pantheon #1 to 5
- Avatar #1 to 3
- Handicrap Comix #1, February 1999

2000 - Angel Ace: Lone Wolf and Cherub (June)
- Baylans #1(August)
- Angel Ace: Again # 1 (September)

2001 - Angel Ace: Again # 2 (January)
- One Night in Purgatory (February)
- Ange Ace: Again #3 (July)
- Baylans #2 (July)
- Batch72 #1 (September)
- Angel Ace: Again #4 (November)
- Batch72 #2 (November)

2002 - ZODIAC FORCE #1, November 2002

2003 - "Siglo: Freedom", Mango Books, Quest Ventures and Kestrel IMC, Inc.

2004 - Mars Ravelos' Lastikman, 4Oth Anniversary, Mango Comics
- Mango Comics'JAM

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Blogger Ed said...

San yung P-Noise at Indigo Valley? :D

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Blogger Ner P said...

ooops, blunder, he he he

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