Tag Archives: comics

Julius Chancer

A couple of years ago, I discovered Julius Chancer completely by chance at the Manila International Book Fair at a publisher’s rep booth, and being a Tintin fan, I was instantly attracted to the cover art. Upon closer inspection, I … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Return to Riverdale

I spent the last few days in bed, laid down with a nasty throat infection, and on top of the cocktail of meds I was taking, my mom (who thinks I am wasting away) gave me this vitamin that made … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Kitchen Princess

When I went over the books I read in 2010, I realized I only read one manga volume all year (and not a very good one at that). So at the start of the year, I decided to get my … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Tintin times three

  (Sorry for the delayed post — had no electricity for over 24 hours due to that last storm!) This weekend was my first free weekend in a long, long while, and it was spent vegging out, bargain book hunting, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Bookish Stamps

A couple of weeks ago, I went on an Old Manila Heritage Tour sponsored by the Pilipinas Stamp Collectors’ Club, a tour that covered the Metropolitan Theatre, the Arroceros Forest Park, Liwasang Bonifacio, and the Manila Post Office. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellany | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments