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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by The Book Tripper on Aug 4, 2012img sourceSome books are written as if they were perfectly designed to be adapted into an action film. This novel is one of them. In an age of fiction reboots, mash-ups and reversions, the time is probably right to write a story like this since it's...



Hellboy Returns by The Book Tripper on Jul 10, 2012Dark Horse Comics teases Hellboy fans to wait until December 5 to finally get a copy of the first in four-issue "Hellboy in Hell" story arc by the indie comic creator Mike Mignola. We last saw Big Red dying after his heart being ripped out and logica...



Skyworld Vol. 1 by The Book Tripper on May 25, 2012If it took 9 years for the creators Mervin Ignacio and Ian Sta. Maria to finish this book, then it's definitely worth it to wait that long. Even if Philippine Mythology as a theme is the current trend and cliche in the world of Komiks, reading this b...



Diablo III: The Order by Nate Kenyon by The Book Tripper on Apr 16, 2012Since 1996, loyal gamers of the Diablo franchise knew that the horror aspect of the game is the most important and distinctive trait compared to other games in the list of the all-time best desktop RPG of histo...



Caveat Emptor by The Book Tripper on Dec 25, 2011It was almost a struggle reading halfway through the book. The enthusiasm of reading this one diffused fast from day one up until finishing Gaiman's work. This is supposedly my Halloween read but now it's almost New Year. I needed a lot of reading br...



Mervin Malonzo's TABI PO by The Book Tripper on Nov 5, 2011Philippine Lower Mythology is never complete without the fabled class of monsters that look to humans as their primary diet---the Aswang. As Filipinos, we know them intimately as main representative of evil (along with Maligno, Manananggal, Mangkukul...



Midnight Toast by The Book Tripper on Oct 7, 2011On this eve of the official book launching and after reading my copy, I commend Budjette for writing quality stories beyond my expectations. Of the four, this latest book is my favorite. Any Pacquiao fan would surely like the mythology Budjette creat...



TRESE 4: Book Launch by The Book Tripper on Sep 27, 2011OCTOBER 8, 2011 4th Floor ROBINSON'S GALLERIA, ORTIGASBACK COVERFRONT...



maligayang pagdating sa sitio catacutan by tony perez by Artseblis Reads on Jan 29, 2011“Hanggat hindi nawawala ang pang-aapi sa mundo, hindi rin mawawala ang mga multo.” Six ghost stories set in Cubao, Metro Manila’s go-to place for the weird and uncommon. My kind of place. Not my completely my kind of book.



john constantine hellblazer: all his engines by mike carey & leonardo manco by Artseblis Reads on Nov 7, 2010When a mysterious worldwide plague starts putting millions of people into deadly comas, Earth's foremost expert on the bizarre, John Constantine, steps in with the "cure." But will the cure be worse than the disease?