Who is the first iconic Philippine comic book character?

Who started comics in the Philippines?

In the 1920s, Liwayway magazine began running comic strips under the direction of Romualdo Ramos and Tony Velasquez, such as the still-running Mga Kabalbalan ni Kenkoy (The Misadventures of Kenkoy). Velasquez is considered the father of Filipino comics.

What was the first comic strips that appeared there?

Richard Fenton Outcault’s “The Yellow Kid,” which debuted in The New York World in 1896, is generally credited as the first comic strip. It was a serial, single-panel comic featuring a sort of aged baby on whose sacklike yellow garment were printed words that he presumably spoke or thought.

When was the first Filipino comic published?

First Filipino cartoon

During the late 1920s, Filipino writer Romualdo Ramos and Filipino visual artist Antonio “Tony” Velasquez created the cartoon character named Kenkoy. It appeared in the pages of the Tagalog-language Liwayway magazine as a weekly comic strip entitled Mga Kabalbalan ni Kenkoy or “Kenkoy’s antics”.

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Where was the first comic book made?

Vieux Bois, by the Swiss caricaturist Rodolphe Töpffer, known as The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck in English. It was first published in Geneva in 1837 and unlicensed English-language versions appeared in the UK and the U.S. in the 1840s.

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