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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Anyone reading this blog going to the San Diego Comic Con?

If you are, please take the time to visit the TwentyToSix and say hi to my publisher/writer Anthony Garcia. While you're at it, pick up a few of their titles, especially Wall of Angels. Issue 5 is the latest, and I think preview copies of issue 6 will also be available.

Here's the colored cover of Wall of Angels #6, colors by HiFi Design...

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Random art posting...

This was originally supposed to accompany an article about Filipino Komiks characters, but I think the publisher decided not to run the story.

Included in the pic are: Palos, Zuma, The Hands, Darna, Panday, Hagibis (or is it Gat Sibasib? Can't remember), One Day Isang Diwa, Angel Ace, God Machine X, Kubori Kikiam, Wasted, Batch 72, and Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Here are some pics of my niece, Kristine Angela Tolentino, also known as Kitten or Kit to her friends and family...

Why am I posting these? Well, I just wanted to embarrass her. Hehe.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Remember my post about the death of Martian Manhunter?

Well, after reading FINAL CRISIS: REQUIEM, I have to thank Peter Tomasi, Doug Mahnke and Chritstian Alamy & Rodney Ramos for giving back some dignity to J'onn. The last page with Batman placing an Oreo on J'onn's coffin had me all choked up. I remember reading an old JLI issue where Batman, being the loner that he is, really considers J'onn to be among his closest friends. In that particular issue, he even smiled when J'onn appeared to help him on a case. I guess so many comic fans became familiar with the Martian Manhunter during the JLI days, and it also showed a more "human" side to him.

I have this theory, though. J'onn's funeral was on Mars. And, Grant Morrison, who first wrote about his death, was the grand architect of the miniseries DC ONE MILLION some years back. And I remember J'onn being alive in the year one million, he had merged with the planet Mars itself. If ever there were plans to resurrect J'onn, I can see this becoming a very plausible explanation for his return.

Anyway, for all J'onn J'onzz fans out there, pick up FINAL CRISIS: REQUIEM. It's a good enough sendoff to one of the big 7 of the Justice League.