|Occupation Graphic novelist|
Name Mars Ravelo
|Role Graphic Novelist|
Died September 12, 1988
|Born October 9, 1916 (1916-10-09) Tanza, Cavite, Philippine Islands|
Books Frank G. Rivera's darna, etc: screenplays based on characters created by Mars Ravelo
TV shows Darna, Dyesebel, Lastikman, Captain Barbell, Trudis Liit, Sanlakas Kids
Movies Darna - Kuno?, Darna: The Return, Tubog sa Ginto, Lastikman: Unang Banat, Darna
Similar People Nestor Redondo, Richard Gutierrez, Fernando Poe - Sr, Angel Locsin, Rosa del Rosario
Anne Curtis looks back in her role as ‘Dyesebel’ | BTS
Mars Ravelo (October 9, 1916 – September 12, 1988) was a Filipino Filipino comic book cartoonist and graphic novelist who created the characters Darna, Dyesebel, Captain Barbell, Lastikman, Bondying, Varga, Wanted: Perfect Mother, Hiwaga, Maruja, Mariposa, Roberta, Rita, Buhay Pilipino, Jack and Jill, Flash Bomba, Tiny Tony, and Dragonna among others.
- Anne Curtis looks back in her role as ‘Dyesebel’ | BTS
- Early life
- List of Mars Rovelo's comic book characters
- Published Works (in alphabetical order)
- In popular culture
Mars Ravelo was born on October 9, 1916 when the Philippines was still an American Territory.
Mars Ravelo started out as a cartoonist, then as a writer, and later on as editor -in- chief for two publications houses and for several film companies. He later established his own company, RAR.
Ravelo created the characters of Darna the super heroine, Dyesebel the love-lorn mermaid, and Captain Barbel the super hero, Facifica Falayfay, and the duo of Jack & Jill. He also created the drama about a young orphaned girl named Roberta for Sampaguita Pictures. Ravelo wrote the movie adaptation of Alicia Vergel's Basahang Ginto. Ravelo is known to be the "King of Philippine Komiks."
Mars Ravelo died on September 12, 1988 of a heart attack.
List of Mars Rovelo's comic book characters
Published Works (in alphabetical order)
Chris Jay Medinilla*
In popular culture
The life story of Mars Ravelo was featured in the film 24 Oras on May 26, 2005 and Dingdong Dantes portrayed the role of Ravelo.