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Leni The Wonderwoman Debuts In New Pinoy Comics

Pinay Wonder Woman
Pinay Wonderwoman

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – It’s official. DC Comics has created a new superheroine — Leni, The Pinay Wonderwoman.  It is based on the biographical sketch of vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo.

The new comic book is the third to be released in the Philippines, inspired by the 2016 elections.

Earlier, Marvel released a comic book based on the heroic adventures of presidential candidate Mar Roxas.  It followed an earlier comic book of yet another Pinoy superhero, Bongbong, depicting the true-to-life story of Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., who is running for vice president.

We have not received any word on whether the other presidential and vice presidential candidates will have their own comic books released before the May 9 elections which could very well become a comic convention that will surely draw millions of superhero fans here and overseas. image

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Korina Sanchez With Mar Roxas Comics Photo Op Gone Terribly Wrong

imageTARLAC, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – In this photo posted on her Instagram account, broadcaster Korina Sanchez, wife of Liberal Party presidential candidate Mar Roxas, says residents of Tarlac are pleased with the controversial comic book depicting her husband as a hero during the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda.

But something went terribly wrong in this photo opportunity.

Can you spot what went wrong?

The first 1,000 readers who spot the error will receive a complimentary copy of the Mar comics.

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Broadcast Journalist Korina Sanchez: From Distributing Checks To Distributing Comics

Sanchez (In yellow t-shirt)
Sanchez (in yellow t-shirt)

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Korina Sanchez, broadcast journalist and wife of presidential candidate Mar Roxas was criticized for distrubuting some P611 Million in checks and farm equipment during an official event of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Tagum City last month. Peter Laviña, spokesperson of presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, considered it a conflict of interest for Sanchez to do so because she was not an employee of the DA. Others saw it as a campaign gimmick for Roxas and the administration’s Liberal Party.

Well, Sanchez took the criticism to heart.

She has gone from distributing checks to distributing comic books featuring her hero husband.

“Komiks, komiks kayo diyan!”(Comics, comics, come and get it).

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