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Leaving Proof 267 | Celebrating Filipino contributions to American comics
Published on Friday, June 12, 2015 by On the occasion of the 117th anniversary of the Philippines' declaration of independence from Spanish colonial rule, we look back on the work of some of our favorite comics creators from the Southeast Asian nation. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 231 | On Whilce Portacio’s <i>Stone</i> and the challenges of adapting Filipino folklore for Western comics readers
Published on Thursday, July 10, 2014 by In this week's Leaving Proof: We remember Stone: The Awakening, Image Comics co-founder Whilce Portacio's attempt to bring Filipino folklore to an international readership raised on American superhero comics. (more…)...
INTERVIEW | Philip Tan
Published on Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Artist Philip Tan talks candidly about working for DC Comics, his time drawing Uncanny X-Men, his influences, some key differences between working in manga and in American comics, and more in our exclusive interview. (more…)...
NEWS Round-up | Week of March 8, 2014
Published on Saturday, March 8, 2014 by Read about Whilce Portacio's plans to launch a school and studio in the Philippines, the fallout from Eric Stephenson's ComicsPRO address, Moyoco Anno's visit to the upcoming Toronto Comics Arts Festival, and more in this week's News Round-up. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 207 | State of the Art: Thoughts on the work of Leinil Yu and other Filipino artists working in today’s American comics
Published on Friday, November 15, 2013 by We take stock of the current trends in Filipino art in American comics and ponder the question: Does a "modern" Filipino comics art style even exist? ALSO: Learn how you can help the survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan. (more…)...
PREVIEW | <i>Non-Humans, Vol. 1: Runaway American Dream</i> (Image Comics)
Published on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by Image Comics co-founder Whilce Portacio provides the art in Non-Humans, Glen Brunswick's sci-fi story of toys come to life. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 191 | Living Color: The changing discourse on race in superhero comics
Published on Thursday, June 20, 2013 by We discuss how Chris Huntington's recent article on Ultimate Spider-Man's Miles Morales has us reconsidering our opinions on "race-swapping" in comics, share Neal Adams' anecdote about the origin of DC's John Stewart, recall the short-lived Milestone Media comics imprint, and more. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 183 | Shang-Chi, Rudy Nebres, and <i>The Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu</i>
Published on Thursday, May 2, 2013 by Rudy Nebres only briefly illustrated The Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu, but his run proved quite significant nonetheless for the Comixverse's Zedric Dimalanta. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 168 | The art of eskrima in comics and comic book-based films
Published on Sunday, January 13, 2013 by Join us as we muse on how a once-obscure Filipino martial art gained international exposure in comics and comics-based films. (more…)...
REVIEWS | Trades and Hardcovers released June to August, 2012
Published on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by [UPDATED] The second entry in our series of 2012 retrospective multi-review articles covers trades and hardcovers released in June, July, and August. (more…)...
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