Francisco is now remembered as one of the "pillars of Philippine Komiks Industry," and is dubbed as "King of Komiks" and the "Dean of Philippine Comics."

Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2020/11/25/meet-the-man-behind-the-tale-of-bella-bandida/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=meet-the-man-behind-the-tale-of-bella-bandida)