Monday, September 12, 2011

Bookworm of Gensan collects: PacMan books and magazines

Manny Pacquiao (PacMan) books and magazines

Occupying a special corner of my library is my collection of books and magazines on boxer Manny Pacquiao. His life and achievements in the boxing ring are truly an inspiration to many.

The first book on PacMan to be published. Written by sports writer and columnist Recah Trinidad. Co-published by Anvil Publishing , Inc. and Philippine Daily Inquirer.Newsprint and bookpaper. 179 pages. Available at National Book Store and Powerbooks.
PacMan's autobiography in English and Filipino editions. The English edition was written by Manny Pacquiao and Timothy James while the Filipino edition was translated by Teodoro Antonio, Roberto Anonuevo and Susie Borrero. Philippine edition published by Anvil Publishing, Inc. with permission from Dunham Books. 223 (English ed.) and 127 (Filipino ed.) pages. Newsprint. Available at National Book Store and Powerbooks. Also bundled with Trinidad's book.
By Gary Andrew Poole. This came out almost at the same time as the autobiography. Trade paper back edition. Published by Da Capo Press. 251 pages. Available at National Book Store, Powerbooks, and Fully Booked.
A bookazine filled with pictures and short articles. Published in Hong Kong by Global Integrated Media (HK) Ltd. 73 pages. Glossy pages.

sample page from A Tribute to The Legend.
The first graphic novel on PacMan by Jose Gamboa. Self-published. 90 pages. Black & white illustrations on book paper.

sample page of the Pacquiao graphic novel