AKA Antonio Velasquez
- 1st Filipino cartoonist who published the 1st Filipino comic strip, Kenkoy (1929)
- 1st Filipino comics creator who published the 1st serialized Filipino cartoon strip "Mga Kabalbalan ni Kenkoy" (Kenkoy's Antics, 1928)
- Founder of the Graphic Arts Service, Inc. (GASI, 1962)
- Founder of Pilipino Komiks (1947)
- Founder of the Tagalog Klasiks, the Hiwaga Komiks, and the Espesyal Komiks under the Ace Publications
- "Father of the Philippine Komiks"
DATE OF BIRTH
October 29, 1910
Paco, Manila, Philippines
YEAR OF DEATH
USEFUL LINKSTony Velasquez on Lambiek Comiclopedia
Komiklopedia Profile of Tony S. Velasquez
Kenkoy kick-started 'komiks'