“Thou shall finish reading this book laughing” -- that is the ultimate commandment of The Bubble Bible by Bitoy, a collection of Michael V.’s 12 most popular characters on the long-running, much-loved GMA Network gag show "Bubble Gang".
The collection, published by Summit Books, lets readers enjoy the irreverent comedy of the actor, singer, composer, rapper, and parodist who has been making Filipino audiences laugh for over 2 decades now on "Bubble Gang". The Bubble Bible by Bitoy includes images of his memorable incarnations, the hilarious gags that have made them unforgettable, and funny anecdotes from Bitoy himself.
In The Bubble Bible by Bitoy, fans will be treated to the “tiis-ganda” secrets of Yaya Rosalinda “Cha-Cha” Lucero, the hidden tattoos of Tata Lino, the untold riches of Don Miguel De Ayalabang, the workouts that Sexballs swears by, and the monologue that only Cecilio Sasuman can do justice to. Laugh out loud at other unforgettable personalities that Michael V. has breathed life into, such as Junie Lee, Madam Rocha, Mr. Assimo, Mr. Matapobre, Bonggang Bonggang Bongbong, DJ Bumbay, and Doña Yna Moran.
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The illustrations of the Bubble Gang characters in the book are also by Michael V., whose talent in drawing is well-known. The book also features a foreword by veteran comedian Joey de Leon.
Bubble Gang is the longest-running sketch comedy program in the Philippines, with Michael V. as its creative director and one of its pioneering cast members. The show, which first aired on GMA Network on October 20, 1995, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.
The Bubble Bible by Bitoy is available in bookstores and magazine stands nationwide for P250. For updates and more information, like Summit Books on Facebook and follow @summit.books on Instagram.