Pol Medina Jr.





Pol Medina Jr.

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April 06, 1960

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Apolonio "Pol" Medina, Jr. is a Filipino cartoonist best known for creating Pugad Baboy, a black-and-white comic strip first published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer on May 18, 1988.

Pol Medina graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in 1983 with a degree in architecture. In 1985, a year after securing his professional license, he went to Iraq at the height of the Iran–Iraq War to work for an Italian construction company. It was at this juncture that he experienced "the most maddening" two years of his life.

In 1986, he started scripting and drawing characters for a new cartoon about a community of fatsos and a dog named Polgas. In 1987, he worked as an architect for a firm in San Juan, Metro Manila.

In September 1992, he co-founded Pug
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Average rating: 4.39 · 7,187 ratings · 229 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Pugad Baboy 6
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 1,113 ratings — published 1995
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Pugad Baboy One (Pugad Babo...
4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 872 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy 8 (Pugad Baboy,...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 568 ratings — published 1998
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Pugad Baboy 3 (Pugad Baboy,...
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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The Best of Pugad Baboy (Pu...
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 495 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy 4
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 437 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy 7 (Pugad Baboy,...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 421 ratings
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Pugad baboy 9 (Pugad Baboy,...
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 402 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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PB5 (Pugad Baboy, #5)
4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 375 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy X (Pugad Baboy,...
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 364 ratings
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Pugad Baboy One The Best of Pugad Baboy Pugad Baboy 3 Pugad Baboy 4 PB5 Pugad Baboy 6 Pugad Baboy 7
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