Tony Velasquez

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Kenkoy

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He was the creator of Kenkoy, an “iconic Philippine comic strip character”.
Francisco "Kenkoy" Harabas is a Philippine comics character created by writer Romualdo Ramos and cartoonist and illustrator Tony Velasquez in 1929.

Philippine comics

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Antonio "Tony" Velasquez (29 October 1910 – 1997) is a Filipino illustrator regarded as the Father of Tagalog comics and as the pioneer and founding father of the Philippine comics industry.
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).

Liwayway

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In 1928, Velasquez – together with script writer Romualdo Ramos – created Kenkoy, a “Filipino comic star” character that first appeared in the Tagalog-language Liwayway magazine on 11 January 1929.
The magazine also produced several important artists in the local scene, such as Severino Reyes, Vicente A. Dizon, and Antonio S. Velasquez.

Francisco Coching

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Velasquez was the mentor to other Filipino illustrators, namely Francisco Coching (who later became a National Artist for Visual Arts in 2014), Mars Ravelo, Jose Zabala-Santos, and J. M. Perez, among others.
Coching was unable to finish his studies in order to be an illustrator for Liwayway under the apprenticeship of Tony Velasquez.

José Zabala-Santos

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Velasquez was the mentor to other Filipino illustrators, namely Francisco Coching (who later became a National Artist for Visual Arts in 2014), Mars Ravelo, Jose Zabala-Santos, and J. M. Perez, among others.

ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs

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For ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs journalist and news anchor, see Tony Velasquez (newscaster)''.

Tagalog language

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Antonio "Tony" Velasquez (29 October 1910 – 1997) is a Filipino illustrator regarded as the Father of Tagalog comics and as the pioneer and founding father of the Philippine comics industry.

Paco, Manila

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Velasquez was born in Ulilang Kawayan, Paco, Manila.

Pangasinan people

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He was the sixth child of a Pangasinense father, Eusebio Velasquez, and a Caviteña mother, Andrea Santos.

José Rizal University

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Velasquez studied at the Jose Rizal College.

Castor oil

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As chief advertising artist, Velasquez designed labels for Philippine products such as Tiki-Tiki Vitamins, Castor Oil, and Cortal, among others.

Japanese occupation of the Philippines

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During the Japanese Occupation of the Philippines in World War II, Velasquez was forced to use his Kenkoy character as war propaganda to influence the Filipinos.

World War II

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During the Japanese Occupation of the Philippines in World War II, Velasquez was forced to use his Kenkoy character as war propaganda to influence the Filipinos.

Propaganda

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During the Japanese Occupation of the Philippines in World War II, Velasquez was forced to use his Kenkoy character as war propaganda to influence the Filipinos.

Jose P. Laurel

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Refusing at first, then Philippine President Jose P. Laurel was able to convince Velasquez to concede and use Kenkoy as a promotional too for Laurel’s health programs instead of as war propaganda.

Mars Ravelo

Velasquez was the mentor to other Filipino illustrators, namely Francisco Coching (who later became a National Artist for Visual Arts in 2014), Mars Ravelo, Jose Zabala-Santos, and J. M. Perez, among others.

Philippines

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Regine Velasquez filmography

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Velasquez made her stage debut in 1992 with the Musical Theatre Philippines' production of Romualdo Ramos' and Tony Velasquez' Kenkoy Loves Rosing.

The World Tonight (Philippine TV program)

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The newscast is aired at 9:00 pm daily, and is anchored by Tina Monzon-Palma and Tony Velasquez on Weekdays, and by Gigi Grande on Saturdays and Ron Cruz on Sundays.

Asia Pop Comic Convention

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The first indigenous cartoons may be traced to José Rizal's illustration of the fable, "The Tortoise and the Monkey" (1885), but it was 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).

Virgilio Redondo

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In the 1950s Virgil started to work at Ace Publication Incorporated aided by Tony Velasquez.

Velazquez

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Primetime on ANC

Primetime on ANC was an hour-long evening national newscast of ABS-CBN News Channel in the Philippines with veteran news anchor Tony Velasquez and Gigi Grande at the helm as anchors.