October 9, 1936|
Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
|Died||August 10, 2005
Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
In 1971, DC Comics editor-in-chief Carmine Infantino and editor Joe Orlando traveled to the Philippines on a recruiting trip for artists. Amongo, Alfredo Alcala, Ernie Chan, Alex Niño, Nestor Redondo, and Gerry Talaoc were some of the Filipino artists who went on to work for DC, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s.
- Lentz, Harris M. (2006). Obituaries In The Performing Arts, 2005. McFarland & Co. p. 8. ISBN 0-7864-2489-3.
- Duncan, Randy and Smith, Matthew J. "Filipino Artists," The Power of Comics: History, Form & Culture (Continuum, 2009).
- MAR AMONGO: Filipino Comics Illustrator. The Philippine Comics Art Museum
- Mar Amongo and the Komikero Anniversary, Sunday, August 29, 2004, by Gerry Alanguilan
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