September 27, 2023


Arts Eternal

Kwento Comics, First All-Asian Women Comic Book Company Set to Release Debut Issue

Press Launch

Feb 16, 2022 07:57 EST

Kwento Comics is proud to announce the impending launch of their initial graphic novel sequence, The Mask of Haliya. The initially concern in the sequence, Eye of the Serpent, will be offered on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

The Mask of Haliya is a youthful adult city fantasy that follows the journey of a troubled Filipina-American teen who discovers a mysterious mask at her wonderful-grandmother’s wake. A gritty drama inspired by Philippine mythology, the story engages with subject areas like psychological wellbeing, intergenerational trauma, and corruption, with a main emphasis on its feminine people. 

Launched by creator Cecilia Lim, Kwento Comics is an intercontinental all-Asian girls comic guide company whose mission is to generate stories that introduce Filipino and other Asian mythos to a wider viewers. Lim’s team is comprised of head author Kaitlyn Fajilan (Fruit Fly, Madeira), head artist Renoida Renovilla (Imaginative Connections and Commons, Inc.), go over artist Kathryn Layno (Batman Legends of the Dark KnightCastlevania), editor Jenapher Zheng (Oblivious, Borrowed Light), colorist Charlyn Duy, and producer Waverley Lim (The Women’s Task). Kwento Comics recognizes the value of representation, and they hope that the narrative scope and level of social commentary within Haliya will illuminate Asian identity on a world level.

Pre-orders for challenging copies of The Mask of Haliya: Eye of the Serpent can be purchased now at Pre-orders for digital copies can be created at the Amazon Kindle retail store. Paperback copies will also be offered at choose comedian e book outlets nationwide in the US.

Kwento Comics can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter at @kwentocomics.

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Source: Kwento Comics