Mga Kuwentong Barbero, by Ben Maniclang

Ben S. Maniclang is an early Filipino comics artist. After finishing high school in 1947, he wrote and illustrated 'Ang Kambal' for the Silahis Magazine. In 1952, right after graduating from college, he became a staffer of Bulaklak Magazine where he illustrated 'Ang Prinsesa at ang Pulubi', 'Ang Tungkod ni Moises', 'Nasaan ka Irog', and many others. He went on to work for Extra Komiks, Mabuhay Komiks, Tagalog Klasiks, Kenkoy Komiks, and Aliwan. For a time, Maniclang served as art director of Silaw Magazine of the Manila Daily Bulletin. His most popular illustration job was on Jim Fernadez's 'Anak ng Zuma' for Aliwan Komiks.

The Philippine Comics Art Museum

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