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Trese Lite Postcard Book by Kajo Baldisimo
Trese Bloodlines, #1
Budjette Tan - 2020
When the sun sets in the city of Manila and the denizens of the dark prepare to prey on its people, the Trese family take their posts at the dimly-lit corners of the metro.These are the stories of Alexandra, her brothers, and the many monsters and demons they battle in order to save the whole city or fight for that one soul.
After Lambana: A Graphic Novel: Myth and Magic in Manila
To add to his troubles, there’s something wrong with Conrad’s heart and only magic can prolong his life. He teams up with Ignacio, a well-connected friend who promises to hook him up with the Diwata and their magical treatments—a quest that’s not only risky but highly illegal!On the shadowy, noir-tinged streets of Manila, multiple realities co-exist and intertwine as the two friends seek a cure for the magical malady. Slinky sirens and roaming wraith-like spirits populate a parallel world ruled by corruption and greed, which Conrad must enter to find the cure he seeks. He has little idea of the creatures he will encounter and the truths to be revealed along the way. Will Lambana spill its secrets and provide the healing balm Conrad needs? Or will he perish in the process?Fans of Neil Gaiman, Emil Ferris and Charles Burns will love this new graphic novel!
The Mythology Class: A Graphic Novel
Arnold Arre - 2005
It was originally published by the author under his own Tala Comics Publishing in four issues in 1999, and was collected into a special edition by Adarna House in September of 2005.The story centers on University of the Philippines Anthropology student Nicole Lacson, a girl who holds a passionate love for Filipino myths passed down from her grandfather. Together with a motley assortment of companions, she meets the mysterious Mrs. Enkanta and races to recapture enkantos (supernatural creatures) who have escaped and are causing havoc in the human world. The story also references historical and mythological Filipino heroes like Kubin, Sulayman and Lam-ang.(from http://en.wikipilipinas.org/)
You Have The Power to Create Love: Take Another Step on the Simple Path to Happiness
From Bo's heart to yours, he shares common stories with uncommon stories with uncommon wisdom.
Lourd Ernest H. de Veyra - 2011
DE VEYRAhas published two books of poetry: Subterranean Thought Parade and Shadowboxing in Headphones. He has won the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Free Press Literary Awards, and the very first National Commission for Culture and the Arts' Writers' Prize for Poetry. He also fronts the spoken word-jazz-rock band Radioactive Sago Project and currently works as a host and writer for the News and Public Affairs programs of TV5. This is his third collection of poems.
Skyworld: Volume One
Mervin Ignacio - 2012
Every legend hides a lieA murdered Skygodre-emerges in modern-day Manila.A Tikbalang prince plots vengeancefor the death of his father.And the Queen of the Asuangunleashes the mythical Bakunawaupon the streets of the city.Caught in their age-old struggle is Andoy.a crippled orphan that discovershe is the fulfillment of a prophecydating back to Lapu-Lapu himself
The Map That Contains Us
Marla Miniano - 2017
From Ann Siang Road in Singapore to Matnog in Sorsogon, from Amsterdam to Tokyo to Hawaii, they explore love, loss, life, and loneliness in this collection, hoping to finally find their place in this world.
Si Duglit, Ang Dugong Makulit
Luis P. Gatmaitan - 1995
Explore with Duglit as he takes you into the inner workings of the human body. Winner of the First Prize in the 1994 Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for Maikling Kuwentong Pambata.
Noli Me Tangere Comics
José Rizal - 2016
But instead, he was accused of being a filibuster and ends up losing not only the love of his life, Maria Clara, but also his freedom.
Queen Elly - 2017
Because for every attempt, her mother is condemned to even more terrible suffering.All thi unfolds in a place thick with fear and confuaion: her own home.DIES IRARE SALVAME, DONINE.
The Filipino Heroes League: Book One: Sticks and Stones
Paolo Fabregas - 2011
Undermanned and under-funded, the Filipino Heroes League does what it can to fight against injustice.It's tough being a superhero but its even tougher being a third-world superhero.
Nemo: Ang Batang Papel (Nemo, the Boy Made of Paper)
Rene O. Villanueva - 1994
He becomes a real boy after wishing on the farthest star. But Nemo never experiences the happiness of an ordinary child. He goes through many hardships as he tries to earn a living in a dangerous city. Together with other street children, Nemo decides that it is better to be a boy made of paper. This story illustrates a social problem that involves children. It also deals with the rights and needs of children, as well as the role of the family, the community, and the government to address these.
Ang Kagila-gilalas na Pakikipagsapalaran ni Zsazsa Zaturnnah
Carlo Vergara - 2002
With the ability to transform into the voluptuous and powerful Zaturnnah, Ada defends his hometown from dangerous otherworldly threats.Adding color to this simple tale is the fact that Ada is a homosexual, proprietor of his own quaint beauty salon. Joining him in his extraordinary adventure is his frilly-mouthed assistant Didi and his secret love Dodong. Because of strong language and suggestive imagery, the comic book is strictly for mature readers. Zsazsa Zaturnnah was first released in December 2002 as a two-part limited series, and since then has been prominently featured in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Businessworld, Manila Standard, Art Quarterly Manila, Culture Crash, etc. as well as the television show Knowledge Power.After winning a much-coveted National Book Award, given out by the discriminating Manila Critics Circle, the two part Ang Kagila-gilalas na Pakikipagsapalaran ni Zsazsa Zaturnnah has been compiled into a single trade paperback by Visual Print Enterprises, and hit shelves of major bookstores within the first half of 2004.
Artistic Anatomy of the Human Figure
Henry Warren - 1852
The skeleton, muscles and joints are covered with descriptions of differences between female and male anatomy.This is a reproduction of a 1852 British publication and may contain non-standard spellings and characters. The work has been proof-read and edited to remove typographical errors and reformat the text for the Kindle. All images have been cleaned and resized.
49 Questions to Annoy Your Parents (The 49... Series)
James Warwood - 2015
Parents getting on your nerves… again?... Need some verbal ammunition?… Here's 49 (extremely silly) questions to annoy your parents.Join the hilarious adventure of these naughty kids who will ask absolutely anything to make their parents blood boil. With an illustration for each haphazard attempt you're guaranteed to laugh, smirk, and chuckle for hours.Disclaimer: reading this eBook will definitely get you into trouble! (So if your parents ask where you heard these questions you didn’t hear them for me).Recommended Age: 7+