Archive for the ‘Fil-animated/comics’ Category

KALAYAAN Comics Now Available in English

Filipino superhero Kalayaan’s comics are now available in English? Nerdgasm! That’s what I said when Kalayaan (Freedom) creator Gio Paredes contacted me a few days ago to let me know that his popular Filipino superhero would be available to English speaking fans.  I guess my first post on Kalayaan gave somewhat of an impact on […]

Help Create The Firefighter Dan Show

BARRIORS creator and certified firefighter Tim Saguinsin has been developing The Firefighter Dan Show for several years. The plan is to create the show in different parts using Kickstarter. Safety Tips is the first step at piecing it all together. The Firefighter Dan Show follows firefighter Dan and his crew in ‘newly opened’ Fire Station 1 as they respond to emergency calls in […]

Coming Soon: Minny Pacquiao Cartoon

A Minny Pacquiao cartoon show, say what?! After hearing no news on the Fil-Am animated show The Nutshack, it was great to hear that Manny Pacquiao’s shortest biggest fan was getting his own cartoon show. For those who don’t know who Minny Pacquiao is, now is your chance to get up to speed. In a […]

Kalayaan, a new breed of Pinoy Superhero

I remembered how much of a huge comic book geek I was after getting my hands on the first issue of Kalayaan this weekend at a local Filipino store in Virginia. There was a public announcement last month that copies of the Pinoy Komik would be available in the DC area. Kalayaan is a Filipino […]

Pinoy Superheroes: Captain Barbell

Real Name: Enteng Identity/Class: Human transformed by magic Occupation: School boy Affiliations: Darna, Lastikman Enemies: Lagablab, Freezy, Dagampatay, Lobo Known Relatives: Belen (mother); Arnaldo (Lagablab, possible father) Aliases: Kaptain Barbell; Teng-Teng (nickname) Base of Operations: The Philippines First Appearance: Pinoy Komiks #5 (1963) Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength and resistance to damage. He is also able to […]

BARRIORS: The First Year Now Available for Purchase

Barriors creator, Tim Saguinsin recently informed me that you can now purchase a compilation of his comics in Barriors: The First Year. For those who do not know what Barriors is, it’s Saguinsin’s spin on growing up Fil-Am. Saguinsin states, “I haven’t seen many Filipino centric online comics, so I decided to do one myself. […]

Fil-Am online comic: BARRIORS

I recently got in contact with BARRIORS creator Tim Saguinsin and I was very impressed with his artwork that I had to do a post  on it here on Fil-Am Ako.  What exactly does BARRIORS mean?  BARRIORS is Saguinsin’s spin on growing up Fil-Am. Saguinsin states, “I haven’t seen many Filipino centric online comics, so […]