Manuel “Manix” Abrera is the author of the daily comic strip Kikomachine Komix in the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the weekly webcomic News Hardcore in GMA News Online. He has currently authored twenty books and has won the National Book Awards for his wordless graphic novel “14”, comics compilation “News Hardcore”, and comics compilation Kikomachine Komix 14: Alaala ng Kinabukasan”. More of his works can be found at