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11.12.2007

Tony de Zuniga



Tony de Zuñiga

  • 1st Filipino to receive a presidential award for being a comic book pioneer in the US
  • 1st Filipino comic book artist to do illustrations for comic book publishers Marvel and DC comics
  • 1st Filipino illustrator to ink the first versions of Jonah Hex, Superman, Batman, and Supergirl at DC Comics


QUOTE
"There's a big niche for Filipinos in the US market, because Filipinos are just great artists. As Pinoys, we are always proud of the work we put in anything we do."


ALIAS
"The Legend"


BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines


WIFE: Tina dela Rosa


USEFUL LINKS

Tony de Zuñiga: The 'legend' in Pinoy invasion of US comics
Still drawing after all these years
Lambiek.net: Profile of Tony de Zuñiga
Stockton comic book artist gets stamp of approval
Tony de Zuñiga

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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