Philippine comics are in decline
MANILA — Philippine comic books have nurtured talent for international TV and animation blockbusters, but the once-mighty industry is fighting to survive as it comes up against the Internet and other new media.Who knew that the US comics industry wasn't the only one suffering such a huge drop? Even in Asia, as this tells, there's a very surprisingly similar situation.
Comic books that dominated the Philippine publishing industry just a couple of decades ago are now largely relegated to photocopied titles sold in a few specialty stores and at conventions, lamented veteran artist Rico Rival.
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