Extra Liwayway Extra

1936 Extra Liwayway Extra

EXTRA LIWAYWAY EXTRA is a comic book and magazine rolled into one thick publication. Its maiden issue was released in January, 1936. It is a monthly supplement of the magazine Liwayway. It had more pages and more comic strips than the weekly Liwayway.

The comics section includes the works of Tony Velasquez, the Father of Philippine Comics. His characters here include Kenkoy (Album ng Kabalbalan) and Ponyang Halobaybay. Velasquez also drew some of the artwork for literary pieces, including a caricature of Soviet Leader Josef Stalin. Other comics were done by Deo Gonzales.