Kwento Comics: The First All-Women, All-Asian Comic Book Company!

Check this out! Hot off the digital presses, we just got news of a new and truly unique comic book company, Kwento Comics. It’s pretty damn cool in my opinion, take a look at the press release below!


MAY. 1, 2023, (PITTSBURGH, PA) —

Kwento Comics, the first all-women, all-Asian comic book company highlighting Filipino and Asian mythology through the medium of graphic novels, has made The Mask of Haliya available on GlobalComix

The debut series, The Mask of Haliya, written by Kaitlyn Fajilan and Jenapher Zheng, is a supernatural, multi-perspective saga about a Filipina teen, Marisol Reyes, who discovers a wooden mask at her great-grandmother’s wake. Destiny beckons in the form of a giant sea serpent, an ancient battle, and a grim vision of the future. Art by Renoida Renovilla, Charyn Duy, Minerva Fox, Helena Wu, Liezl Buenaventura, Mikela Kaufman, Kristian Laroa, and Ruth Ann Roman.

To celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Kwento Comics will be in attendance at Free Komiks Day on Saturday, May 6 at HiFi Kitchen (1667 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles), from 1PM – 5PM, where attendees will receive a promo code for one free download of The Mask of Haliya #1 exclusively on GlobalComix.

Cecilia Lim and Waverley Lim will also be speaking on the intersection of AAPI voices in the comic book space on May 15th at San Jose City College (2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose), from 12PM – 1PM. 

Founded by Cecilia Lim and Waverley Lim, Kwento Comics’ mission is to create stories that introduce Filipino and other Asian mythology through a riveting contemporary fantasy comic series; to inspire young women everywhere and to spark the warrior goddess within to face the future with hope, compassion, and grace, born from an understanding of the past and the struggles of their ancestors.

To learn more, check out or click here to read Kwento Comics on GlobalComix!

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