Watch the Indie Komiks Podcast interiview of Hal Santiago.
Hal Santiago: The Legend Behind Pinoy Houdini, Talim, and The Hands in Komiks
Hal Santiago’s name is virtually synonymous with iconic komiks novels like “Pinoy Houdini,” “Talim,” and “The Hands.” His exceptional work on “The Hands” earned him the esteemed title of “Best Written and Illustrated Novel by an Artist” from WIKA, the Komiks Contributors’ Association, back in 1984. These three remarkable novels, all products of his creative genius, were penned during his tenure with Graphic Arts Service, Inc. (GASI) in the 1970s.
Santiago’s journey in the realm of komiks commenced in 1958, where he started as an illustrator. His dedication and artistic prowess eventually earned him the prestigious “Best Illustrator Award” from WIKA in 1980, marking a significant milestone in his illustrious career. Join us as we delve into the life and achievements of this komiks legend. – Komikero.com