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Tabi Po: Tonight

by on Oct.27, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Literature, My Life

Finally, the wait is over! Tabi Po – The Series premieres tonight at 8PM on Sari Sari Channel via Cignal TV. The gut-wrenching, heart-pounding, and award-winning graphic novel of Mervin Malonzo now comes to the small screen, and it is set to raise the bar for Philippine TV.

Mi Amor, performed by Nicolle Omillo feat. Pio Balbuena

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Hungry For More

by on Oct.22, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Literature, My Life

Just as I was finishing my article on Tabi Po the other day (as I normally write my posts in advance), I saw the official Tabi Po Facebook Page announce a contest! Talk about serendipity. They were having a launch party for the TV show, and creator Mervin Malonzo was opening up slots for interested fans through a contest. As this year seems to be my lucky year for winning online contests, I jumped in and gave it a try.

And what do you know? I got in.

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Crazy Dogs

by on Oct.20, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Literature

I have been a fan of Mervin Malonzo’s Tabi Po graphic novels, a series about aswang (which, in his world, derives from asong buang, i.e. crazy dog) for some time now.

I only came upon this by chance, actually. I’d been looking for more local comics beyond Carlo Vergara’s Zaturnnah and Trese by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo. By fate, I saw the first Malonzo’s beautifully rendered book, I think either in a bookstore or in a comicon.

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