Kisah Petualangan Bagas is a fictional comic set upon the historic background of Indonesia’s struggle for independence. First published in of July 11, 2014. The comic is a collaboration between PT. Era Media Informasi (GATRA Magazine) and Caravan Studio, written by Chris Lie and Andik Prayogo, with illustrations drawn by Afif Numbo. Suryopratomo, the head of Metro TV‘s editorial staff is in charge of the comic as an editor. Other staffs include Muhammad “Bob” Hasan and Major General Zaky Makarim as a source for the historic setting of the comic.
The comic itself tells the story of Bagas, an Indonesian teenager whose parents have fallen during the Dutch and Japanese invasion. Together with his friends, he enlisted to the student army, helping Indonesia reach its independence. You can read a full review (in Indonesian) here.
Orders are available through +62-838-7329-8679 or (021)7973535 ext. 144 under Rusdi (working hours 09:00-17:00 GMT+7, Monday-Friday), or via Facebook Inbox under Rusdi Tjahyadi, or through here. The comic book is also available in digital format, and it’s also available for order in gatrakiosk.com
The Indonesian Anime Times