Thursday, August 24, 2006

Tony Velasquez: Photo Gallery 2

Class Portrait: Sta. Ana Elementary School 1917. Young Velasquez is third boy from left in the third row.

Studio Portrait 1929, around the time of the birth of Kenkoy

Ms. Pilar Tongco, the real-life Rosing of the Kenkoy Album, circa 1943

The long-awaited marriage finally happened in 1967

When they were kings...the kings of komiks in a rare photograph taken while on a beach holiday, circa 1958. Tony Velasquez is second from left, first row.

Monday, August 07, 2006

Tony Velasquez: Photo Gallery

Self-Portrait, 1946
Acceptance Speech, Gawad CCP Grand Award for the Culture and Arts, 1993
Tony Velasquez(1910-1997), Educator, Editor, Publisher, Storyteller, Cartoonist, Illustrator, Poet, Essayist, Fine Artist, Founder of the Pilipino Komiks, and the recognized Father of The Tagalog Comics Magazines.
The last known portrait..celebrating his 86th birthday on October 29, 1996.