Mervin Malonzo

Mervin Malonzo wrote and drew the National Book Award-winning comic TABI PO. He also worked with writer Adam David on another title called ANG SUBERSIBO, a comic adaptation of Rizal’s NOLI and FILI. He graduated magna cum laude in UP Fine Arts. When he is not creating comics, he is creating websites, animations, and illustrations for other people and entities. 

Design Proficiency

Poster Design
Illustration
Digital Art
Traditional Art
Web Design
Storyboard
2D Animation
Motion Graphics
Corporate Identity

 

Technical Proficiency

Mac

★★★★★

Windows

★★★★

Adobe Photoshop

★★★★★

Adobe Illustrator

★★★★☆

Adobe Indesign

★★★★☆

HTML/CSS

★★★★★

JQuery

★★★★☆

Drupal

★★★★☆

Adobe After Effects

★★★★★

Manga Studio

★★★★☆

Microsoft Office

★★★★★

iWork

★★★★★

 

Books

  • TABI PO Isyu 1
  • TABI PO Isyu 2
  • ANG SUBERSIBO
  • BEYOND
  • SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL
  • AFTER LAMBANA
  • THE FRIENDZONE
  • PAKIKISALAMUHA
  • ALTERNATIVE ALAMAT (illustrator)
  • THE LOST JOURNAL OF ALEJANDRO PARDO: Creatures and Beasts of Philippine Folklore

Education

College: BFA Painting, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2001- 2005)
High School: Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite (1997-2001)
Elementary: Ususan Elementary School,Ususan, Taguig, Metro manila (1991-1997)

Work Experience

Comic writer/artist ( 2010-present)
Freelance Designer for video, print and web (2013-present)
TV5 New Media Creative Head (2010-2012)
Senior Graphic Artist - Web/Multimedia at Designblue Manila (July 2007-2009)
Assistant Teacher at Art Informal (March 2007)
Art Director/Layout Artist , KAISA Magazine, souvenir magazine of Ship for Southeast Asia Youth Program or SSEAYP (October 2006)
In-house Artist, V-craft Printers and Fernwood Gardens (August 2006 – December 2007)
Graphic Artist, Digimagic Phils., Inc. (September 2005 – February 2007)

Exhibits

“Stop, Look, Listen”, Artists-run Independent Art space , Makati City, 2005
“Project: Tracings”, Cultural Center of the Philippines, 2005
"Drawings", Boston Gallery, Cubao 2004
“Self-image", Corredor Gallery, CFA 2004
"Box Environment", Ayala Museum 2003

Achievements

Magna Cum Laude
University Scholar, 2 semesters
College Scholar, 4 semesters
Shell Art Competition Finalist (2003)
Pitoy Moreno Scholar (2001-2005)

Personal Information

Gender: Male
Birthday: September 12, 1984
Hobbies: Drawing, Painting, Surfing Internet, Comics, Books, Movies