Later that month, the Sentro ng Wikang Filipino conferred a Sertipiko ng Pagpapahalaga for Orosa-Nakpil, Malate.His phenomenal novel is endorsed by prominent people and institutions including the multi-awarded director, Jose Javier “Joey” Reyes, Dr. Raul Destura of the National Institutes of Health Philippines.His work was featured in the top-rating TV show, Sharon, in June of the same year.In August 2006, Louie Mar was awarded the Y Idol Award (Youth Idol Award) by Studio 23’s Y Speak.The book landed on the Top 8 spot, overtaking international authors Steve Berry and Kiran Desai. GILDA OLVIDADO Gilda Olvidado is a popular Filipino novelist and writer, known for her extraordinary love stories.Ravelo was also the highest paid comic writer during his time.Until now, his creations is still influential to Philippine contemporary literature. LOUIE MAR GANGCUANCO The youngest among the list, Louie Mar Gangcuanco published his debut novel entitled “Orosa-Nakpil, Malate” at the age of 18.The novel illustrates the pink culture in the streets of Orosa and Nakpil, which is known as the haven of gay Filipino culture.
This list was based on the popularity and number of bestselling works and whose works became influential to the lives of the Filipinos. Some of his creations turned Filipino icons such as “Panday” (a Blacksmith hero) and many others. Caparas produced box-office movies based on comics and true-to-life stories and crimes.
this greatest Filipino writers blog was made by jecmendiola and onesounddrum. In 2009 he received National Artist Award granted by the President of the Philippines. MARS RAVELO Mars Ravelo is also a comic strip creator and writer who became phenomenal in the Philippines for his created superheroes such as “Darna” (a Filipino version of Wonder Woman), Dyesabel (name of the Filipino mermaid/heroine), and many others.
After one year of circulation, Orosa-Nakpil, Malate made it to the Best Sellers List released by National Book Store in April 2007.
With him in the list are authors Mitch Albom of One More Day, James Patterson and Maxine Paetro of The Fifth Horseman, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez of Memories of My Melancholy Whores.
Caparas is a comic strip creator, writer, director and producer who became sensational known for his created local superheroes and comic book characters that are still popular to Filipinos until now.
During his time, the “Golden Age of Comics” flourished. Caparas, Mars Ravelo’s creations and writings were turned into films and became box-office hit during 1960′s to 1980′s.