100 Araw ng Komiks (100 Days of Comics) is an online event organized for the purpose of spreading awareness of Philippine Komiks through Twitter, Facebook, DeviantArt, blogs and other online venues. Click here for the event page on Facebook. The Komikero Comics Journal will be posting everyday for the month of July news, opinions and commentary on aspects of the Philippine comics industry. Today, I will talk about Believe It… OR ELSE!.
Several years ago, I was asked to contribute to a comics magazine called TOPAK!, edited by Stanley Chi. I thought about doing a spoof of “Ripley’s Believe It… OR NOT!” by coming up with some ridiculous “facts” and passing them off as real. It seemed like a real cool idea to have as a regular thing, so I just might do that when I’m not doing anything else. But as of now, only two pages were ever made and published. Topak! might still be available at some branches of National Book Store and Powerbooks.
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