Ice Man and the Queen of Ice / The Rocker and the Balladeer / Who Is My Romeo?

BIC0091

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 17 – Ice Man and the Queen of Ice / The Rocker and the Balladeer / Who Is My Romeo?
Code: BIC0091
Genres: Romance / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: Tagalog / Taglish (mix of Tagalog and English)

Ice Man and the Queen of Ice
Written by Jake Vicente
Illustrated by Kirejan Javier

“Bakit hindi mo kilalanin iyong magiging fiancée mo? Bigyan mo siya ng pagkakataon na makilala ka rin niya. Lahat naman ng “right one” nag-uumpisa sa hindi muna magkakilala, eh.”

The Rocker and The Balladeer
Written by Nald Tabuzo
Illustrated by Columbia Kho

“Ken’s cute but he’s not my type. He’s got tattoos, long hair, goatee… Si Ryo ang favorite singer ko. Isang balladeer.”
 
Who Is My Romeo?
Written by Reira Francisco
Illustrated by Crisca Jallorina

“Dumating ang gabi ng prom. Hindi man natupad ni Ted ang pangako niya sa ‘kin, masasabi kong masaya pa rin ako. Si Ted ang tumulong sa ‘kin para pumili ng bagong Romeo ko.”

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Ghost Stories

BIC0087

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 16 – Ghost Stories
Code: BIC0087
Genres:
Romance / Slice of Life / Paranormal / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages:
64 (20 pages each story)
Paper:
 bulky
Size:
6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: Tagalog / Taglish (mix of Tagalog and English)

A Ghost Story
Written by Reira Francisco
Illustrated by Rica Angela Padullo

“Walang nakakaalam ng hangganan ng buhay ng isang tao. Dahil sa isang kisap-mata puwedeng mawala ito sa ‘yo.”
 
Just Another Ghost Story
Written by Reira Francisco
Illustrated by Rica Angela Padullo

“Hindi ko maipaliwanag pero napakasaya ko… na para bang lumulutang ako sa sobrang saya.”

Not Another Ghost Story
Written by Reira Francisco
Illustrated by Rica Angela Padullo

“Iniiwasan kong mapalapit kahit kanino… Dahil alam kong iiwan ko rin sila.”

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A Hundred Paper Boats / Lola Mommy / Wish

BIC0086

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 15 – A Hundred Paper Boats / Lola Mommy / Wish
Code: BIC0086
Genres: Romance / Fantasy / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: Tagalog / Taglish (mix of Tagalog and English)

A Hundred Paper Boats
Written by Ron Mendoza
Illustrated by Enjelia Villanueva

“Titigil lamang si Claire sa paggawa ng bangkang papel kapag naipaanod na niya ang ika-isandaan na bangka… at kung matutupad ang kanyang hiling.”
 
Lola Mommy
Written by Diana Lam
Illustrated by Mitch Gatmaitan

“Kinailangan kong umalis ng probinsiya at makipagsapalaran para hanapin ang lugar ko sa mundo. Ngunit imbes na magandang trabaho, ang soulmate ko ang natagpuan ko.”

Wish
Written and Illustrated by Dexter Roxas

Sabi ni Lola no’ng bata pa ako, mahiwaga raw ‘tong balon na ‘to. Kaya raw nitong tuparin ang kahit na anong wish. Nag-wish na ako sa balon mula no’ng maliit pa ako, pero wala pang natupad kahit isa sa wish ko. Pero hindi ako susuko.”

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Hashtag Love, Hashtag Time, Hashtag Riva / Pen Pal sa Pader / Eroplanong Papel

[BIC0068]Shortcuts

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 14 – Hashtag Love, Hashtag Time, Hashtag Riva / Pen Pal sa Pader / Eroplanong Papel
Code: BIC0068
Genres: Romance / Fantasy / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: Tagalog / Taglish (mix of Tagalog and English)

Hashtag Love, Hashtag Time, Hashtag Riva
Written by Nald Tabuzo
Illustrated by Mike Banting
 
“Hindi ko lang masabi agad pero nang magdesisyon akong gamitin ang relong ibinigay niya, ipinangako ko sa sarili ko na ilalaan ko na ang oras ko sa kanya.”

Pen Pal sa Pader
Written by Maria Cornelia Sanchez-Damaso
Illustrated by Crisca Jallorina

“Ito na ang magiging huling sulat ko sa ‘yo, kasi alam ko na kung sino ka. At ang sagot ko sa tanong mo… oo, gusto rin kita.”
 
Eroplanong Papel
Written by Diana Lam
Illustrated by Rica Angela Padullo

“Kung itatanong uli sa ‘kin ni Cielo ang tanong na: Kung isa kang eroplanong papel, saan mo gustong pumunta? Alam ko na ang isasagot ko.”

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Fateful Encounter / Keeping the Heart Close / Xana

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BIC0067

(new cover)

SHORTCUTS reprinted 3

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 13 – Fateful Encounter / Keeping the Heart Close / Xana
Code: BIC0067
Genres:
Romance / Fantasy / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages:
64 (20 pages each story)
Paper:
 bulky
Size:
6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: English

Fateful Encounter
Written by Maricar Dizon
Illustrated by Joey Lim

“I want you to notice me… I’m sorry I don’t have enough courage to tell you what I feel. Even though I know you are within reach I didn’t approach you directly. I always thought I will do it the next day, but I never did.”

Keeping the Heart Close
Written and Illustrated by Godley Malabanan

“Humans are foolish creatures. They all like to play with relationships. After a few months, or weeks, they replace and find new ‘loved ones’ as if not caring about the memories they once created.”
 
Xana
Written by Nald Tabuzo
Illustrated by Reah Padullo

“Aimi made me realize how painful love could be. But I could never hate her for it. Her words are familiar because it is similar to mine. All I could do is promise myself not to hurt anyone anymore.”

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Ang Tigre at ang Kuneho / The Fish in a Bowl / Ossy

BIC0065

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 12 – Ang Tigre at ang Kuneho / The Fish in a Bowl / Ossy
Code: BIC0065
Genres: Romance / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: Tagalog / Taglish (mix of Tagalog and English)

Ang Tigre at Ang Kuneho
Written by Diana Lam
Illustrated by Godley Malabanan

“Masyadong makasarili ang mundo. Ang mga kunehong kagaya ni Paul, kakainin lang ng mga tigreng kagaya ko.”

The Fish in a Bowl
Written by Ron Mendoza
Illustrated by Jonathan Ipan

“Maganda ang may-ari ng pet shop. Subalit ‘di tulad ng isda ay ‘di niya ito maaaring iuwi.”
 
Ossy
Written by Gypsy Esguerra
Illustrated by Enjelia Villanueva

“Kahit anong gawin ng bata lalong nanghihina si Ossy… At nalaman na rin ng batang lalaki ang katotohanan…”

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Paper-Thin Romance / A Trip to Mierville / Meeting Dr. Frank N. Stein

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[BIC0064]Shortcuts

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shortcuts - paper-thin

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 11 – Paper-Thin Romance / A Trip to Mierville / Meeting Dr. Frank N. Stein
Code: BIC0064
Genres: Romance / Anthology / Steampunk / Fantasy
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: English

Paper-Thin Romance
Written by Ron Mendoza
Illustrated by Rica Angela Padullo

I want to kiss you to ease your pain… Oh, those sad blue eyes, that chiseled nose, and those soft plump lips… Oh, if only I could be in your world… I’d take care of you and show you that life is not cruel…

A Trip to Mierville
Written by Nald Tabuzo
Illustrated by Jake Vicente

He reminded me that I might not get out of Mierville alive. But I still have to try. Sometimes love can make someone really courageous… Or crazy.

Meeting Dr. Frank N. Stein
Written by Gypsy Esguerra
Illustrated by Dexter Roxas

If you stay longer I might not able to let you go. But you are stubborn. You don’t even listen to what I’m saying. But I think you’re deliberately doing it so I won’t feel like an invalid.

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Numbers and Metaphors / A Sudden Confession / Remembering You

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[BIC0063]Shortcuts

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shortcuts - numbers and metaphors

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 10 – Numbers and Metaphors / A Sudden Confession / Remembering You
Code: BIC0063
Genres: Romance / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: English

Numbers and Metaphors
Written by Herbs Navasca
Illustrated by Errol Castillo

Umi is an English teacher. Shoji-san is a Math teacher. They work in the same school. But they seem too different. Like numbers and metaphors.

A Sudden Confession
Written by Maricar Dizon
Illustrated by Jayron Zapanta

“You rarely kiss me. We don’t even have a proper conversation. At first, I thought that was fine with me… But I was wrong. I don’t want us to be like this.”

Remembering You
Written By Maria Cornelia Sanchez-Damaso
Illustrated By Reah Padullo

“My very young heart tells me to be always there for you. To protect you. But it was sad. I never told you you’re the one who saved me and inspired me to fulfill my dreams.”

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Apple on the Road / Fearless / Ninja Girl

(old cover)

[BIC0045]Shortcuts

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SHORTCUTS reprinted 2

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 9 – Apple on the Road / Fearless / Ninja Girl
Code: BIC0045
Genres: Romance / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages: 64 (20 pages each story)
Paper: white or bulky
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: English

Apple on the Road
Written by Herbs Navasca
Illustrated by Enjelia Villanueva

“An apple on the road is indeed misplaced amidst the crowd who can’t see its grace. Behind its pretty blushing face is a cunning mystery’s trace.”

Fearless
Written by Nald Tabuzo
Illustrated by Mike Banting

Mae dumps her cheating boyfriend. She hates him so much that she wants to scare the shit out of him. But he’s apparently fearless. Will she scare him by playing a white lady?

Ninja Girl
Written by Reira Francisco
Illustrated by Rica Angela Padullo

They shared a lot of books to read… They played hide-and-seek… For the first time in his life, Ned found a friend. He called her… Ninja Girl.

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The Drama Supernova / The Door in Stephen’s Head / Night Creatures

[BIC0036]Shortcuts

Title: SHORTCUTS – VOLUME 8 – The Drama Supernova / The Door in Stephen’s Head / Night Creatures
Code: BIC0036
Genres: 
Psychological / Fantasy / Slice of Life / Anthology
Price: P79.75
Pages:
64 (20 pages each story)
Paper:
white
Size:
6 x 9 inches
Type: 3-in-1 Comics
Language: English

The Drama Supernova
Written by Ashlene Javier
Illustrated by Jim Jimenez

Hindi akalain ni Pauline na magagawa siyang ipagpalit ng artistang boyfriend na si Fabian Romualdez sa isang hamak na starlet na si Maia Magdayao. Ang naisip niyang paraan ng paghihiganti—ang ipakulam si Maia. Kampante siyang hindi matutukoy ng sinuman na siya ang may pakana n’on. Ngunit nagkamali siya ng akala.

The Door in Stephen’s Head
Written by Ron Mendoza
Illustrated by Randy Valiente

May nakitang isang maliit na pinto sa noo niya si Stephen nang minsang maalimpungatan siya. Bumukas ang pinto at mula roon ay isang maliit na lalaki ang lumundag. “Sino ka? Ano ka?” tanong niya rito. Sumagot ito. At lalo pang naging kamangha-mangaha ang gabing iyon para kay Stephen.

Night Creatures
Written by Rosahlee Bautista
Illustrated by Arnel Avetria

Ang mga Ungo at Mangaluk ay mga kakaibang nilalang na nakatira sa kagubatan. Isang gabi ay dinukot ni Balkat ang isang buntis na babae dahil nais niya itong maging asawa. Ngunit tumanggi ang babae na siyang sanhi ng kamatayan nito. Ang hindi alam ni Balkat ay kamatayan niya rin ang kapalit ng kanyang ginawa.

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