Mel Casipit is a freelance artist also known as "Mukatman." His current comic strip, "Parekoys," is serialized in The Manila Bulletin every Sunday. Mel's independent comics, Baboy, Dogstyle, and MLU won as Best Entry at Komikon's Comics Creation contest in 2008-2009. His comics Mukat, Baboy, and MLU also won as Best Grassroot in the 2011 Komikon Awards.
Mel works online with clients for comics, book illustrations, caricatures, designs, murals, etc. He also edits videos for their YouTube channel, Indie Komiks Podcast, where they conduct interviews and cover comics events.