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: 4.41 · 8,743 ratings · 259 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
Pugad Baboy 6

4.42 avg rating — 1,262 ratings — published 1995
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Pugad Baboy One (Pugad Babo...

4.37 avg rating — 1,114 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Pugad Baboy 8 (Pugad Baboy,...

4.42 avg rating — 683 ratings — published 1998
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The Best of Pugad Baboy (Pu...

4.45 avg rating — 618 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy 3 (Pugad Baboy,...

4.48 avg rating — 590 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy 4

4.44 avg rating — 539 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy 7 (Pugad Baboy,...

4.43 avg rating — 536 ratings
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Pugad baboy 9 (Pugad Baboy,...

4.48 avg rating — 488 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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PB5 (Pugad Baboy, #5)

4.48 avg rating — 482 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Pugad Baboy X (Pugad Baboy,...

4.45 avg rating — 443 ratings
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