Carlo J. Caparas

Carlo J. Caparas (born March 12, 1945 in Pampanga) is a Filipino comic strip creator/writer-turned director and producer, who is best known for creating Filipino superheroes and comic book characters such as Panday, Bakekang, Totoy Bato, Joaquin Bordado, Kamandag, Angela Markado, and Tasya Fantasya Gagambino, Pieta. amongst others.

Caparas was awarded the 2008 Sagisag Balagtas Award.