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El Vibora is a drama komiks novel written by Francisco V. Coching and illustrated by Federico C. Javinal. It tells the story of a farmer who aids fellowmen during the war, but who later becomes a victim of injustice and inhumanity. El Vibora was published in the pages of Liwayway in 1971.
The story is about a kind-hearted farmer who helps people during the war. He comes to the rescue of his neighbors but later ends up looking like a villain instead of a hero. Injustice and cruelty drives him to despair and loss of faith. Towards the end of his life, he confesses his sins to a priest who predicts the circumstances and time of his death.
El Vibora was first seen in the pages of Liwayway in 1971 and adapted into film by Topaz Films Production in the following year. The film was directed by Ishmael Bernal and starred Vic Vargas, Boots Anson-Roa, Eddie Garcia, Max Alvarado, Leopoldo Salcedo, Cristina Reyes, and Roderick Paulate.
- Coching, Francisco V. “El Vibora.” In Liwayway. 1971.
- Komiklopedia: El Vibora. (Accessed 03 September 2009).
- Unang Labas: El Vibora. (Accessed 03 September 2009).