Gerry Alanguilan

Filipino comic book artist, writer, and architect (1968–2019)

Doroteo Gerardo N. Alanguilan, Jr. (20 January 1968 – 21 December 2019) was a comic book artist in the Philippines.[1][2][3] Also he was a writer and architect.[4]

He was active in the 1990s and early 2000s.[5]


Gerry Alanguilan was born on January 20, 1968, in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines.[6]


In 1984, he started to study in the University of Santo Tomas. In 1989, he became a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the College of Architecture and Fine Arts.[7]


In 1986, he made first submissions to Marvel and to DC Comics.[8]

His first comic was Wasted.[9] It was published during July 1994-1996 in Philippines and Alanguilan became popular in the USA.[10][11]

In the 1990s, Gerry Alanguilan was an inker for many American comic book titles and worked with Image Comics.[12]

In 1997, he started to work with Marvel.

In 2006, miniseries Elmer was published.[13]

In 2007-2009, TIMAWA appeared in Buzz Magazine.[14]

In 2011 Alanguilan with Arnold Arre created a concept piece "Darna Lives!".[15]

In 2014, the graphic novel Rodski Patotski was written.[16]

In 2017, Alanguilan published "Bakokak" with Kevin Ray Valentino.[17]


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  3. "Who says Pinoy 'komiks' are dead?". Inquirer Lifestyle. 2012-11-16. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  4. "Komikero Comics Journal". 2012-01-19. Archived from the original on 2012-01-19. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  5. Vera, Denise Angela De; Arong, Marie Rose (2 January 2019). "Cracking the Filipino sequence: two factors that shaped contemporary Philippine komiks". Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics.
  6. "100 Araw ng Komiks: Siglo Freedom : KOMIKERO DOT COM". 2012-04-20. Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  7. Santos, Tomas U. "He drew his own destiny". Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  8. "Comics artist Gerry Alanguilan: Beyond the doubts, rejection and tears". GMA News Online. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  9. "Gerry Alanguilan, Writer, Artist and Inker, Dead at 51". Multiversity Comics. 2019-12-20. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  10. "Gerry Alanguilan Review Page". 2011-09-27. Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  11. "100 Araw ng Komiks: WASTED, The Comic Book That Saved My Life : KOMIKERO DOT COM". 2011-09-10. Archived from the original on 2011-09-10. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  12. "Remembering Gerry Alanguilan, 1968-2019". Marvel Entertainment. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  13. ""RonReads Interview: Gerry Alanguilan". Retrieved 2021-06-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. ""Komikon Awards 2009: Nominees and Voting"". Archived from the original on 2009-10-27. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  15. Retrieved 2021-06-25 – via PressReader. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  16. "National Book Development Board". Archived from the original on 2021-06-25. Retrieved 2021-06-25.
  17. "Bakokak".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)