Panayam with Mervin Malonzo

Initially, the discussion for Tabi Po by Mervin Malonzo by Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books’ boook of the month for November was supposed to take place this December. There were some unseen snags in the planning, however, that we decided to schedule the meet and greet with the author earlier next year. Making good on his word about a probable meetup with our group before the year ends, we finally had the opportunity to chat with him just this Saturday. Continue reading

Tabi Po: Isyu 1 ni Mervin Malonzo

Tabi Po: Isyu 1 - Book Review

Lunduyan ng Tabi Po ang masining na pagkakadibuho ni Malonzo, at di malayong maihahambing na waring ipininta ang bawat panel ng komiks; may angking daloy at sining ang pagkakawarat ng mga laman, ang pagwakwak ng mga leeg, ang tilamsik ng dugo. Ang estilo na rin ng kanyang pagguhit ang masasabing puwersa magigiit sa mambabasa na buklatin pa ang mga pahina upang tunghayan ang buhay ni Elias kung paano makikitungo sa mga tao at sa patuloy pang pagtalos sa kanyang sarili bilang isang aswang. Continue reading