2014 Nominations

For the 4th time, we bring you, the 4th Komikon Reader’s Choice Awards this 2014!

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Komikon Indieket 2014 Registration

Komikon Indieket 2014

Don’t know what Indieket is? Then read about Indieket history here first before proceeding.

REGISTRATION and SPACE GUIDELINES for Komikon Indieket 2014

All details below are REQUIRED unless stated as optional

  • Registration will be done by completing an online registration form.
  • Individuals and groups that are selected are required to pay for their IndieKet Indie Id which would serve as their event ticket. If however their group have members that want to enter the event area and/or substitute manning the booth slot they have to buy pre-sold tickets at designated areas.
  • Image files of the covers and its short description must be laid out in 1) the official psd format downloadable at this site at a later time & 2) .jpeg/.png format and then sent via email to indieket[@]komikon.org after the online registration. Email Subject should be: Komikon Indieket 2014 – <name of artist/group> – Comic Covers. Deadline is on July 2, 2014, or until space runs out.
  • It is recommended that your covers indicate for what age group it is appropriate for (GP – General Patronage, PG 13 – Parental Guidance for 13 years and below, R – Mature audience only). (optional)
  • It is encouraged to include the official Komikon IndieKet logo on your cover. Official logos will be sent to the registrants who request via email. (optional)
  • Official comics websites (or personal websites if no official comics website), should add a link or banner image link to www.komikon.org. Details will be provided through email.
  • At least one representative is required to attend the Pre-Event Briefing at the Bayanihan Center, on July 19 or 26, 2014.
  • Must have at least one new comics release for 2014 (Jan 1 – present). One hardcopy of all 2014 comics release must submitted for Komikon archive due on July 19 , 2014 (to be confirmed)
  • There will be a designated time for setting up. Latecomers will not be allowed to sell. Upon arrival, all individuals and members must sign in at the Komikon booth, and present their comics and merchandise that will be sold for inspection.
  • To avoid crowding, ONLY ONE (1) PERSON per group can be seated in the indie tiangge area (this will be strictly implemented).
  • The organizers have the authority to accept and/or deny applications for indie tiangge.
  • 10% OF TOTAL SALES WILL BE COLLECTED. Everyone must sign out at the Komikon booth. Penalties will be given for those who do not sign out.

RULES and REMINDERS:

  • Komikon Indieket and Indie KOMIKS Tiange is for selling your own-made comics – original or fanfics.
  • Merchandise will be allowed, ONLY IF, it is based on your own original comics’ creation/characters.
  • Any other merchandise will not be allowed. Unauthorized items will be confiscated by a Komikon representative. Individuals/groups found to have violated the terms and conditions will be subject to penalties the organizers deem necessary.
  • Selling of indies will be confined to the indie space. Don’t go around hawking you wares around some other groups. Transgressors will be dealt with accordingly.
  • Please respect other indie tiangge participants, exhibitors, sponsors and attendees’ space and privacy.
  • Indie tiange participants, their group mates and friends are responsible for the safety and security of their inventory and belongings at all times. Komikon, the venue, partners and suppliers can not be held liable for any untoward incidents outside the organizers’ control.

Examples of items that will be allowed:

  • Original comics that you (or your group) created using your own original characters;
  • Doujin/fan-made comics that you (or your group) created based on other characters as drawn by you with your own interpretation;
  • Non-comics merchandise (like pins, bookmarks, etc) made by you (or your group) based on your original characters from your original comics

Examples of items that will not be allowed:

  • Pornographic comics and non-comics merchandise depicting child/children;
  • Non-comics merchandise (like pins, bookmarks, etc) based on your fan made comics;
  • Non-comics merchandise (like pins, bookmarks, etc) based on established comics/anime/movie/etc characters that you do not own;
  • Display items that are too big or encroach on other people’s space.

Interested indie comic creators can register from May 27 to June 14, 2014 by filling out the online registration over at http://goo.gl/S2MliQ.

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Summer Komikon 2014 Program Schedule

Summer Komikon 2014 has got a lot of activities for you. In order to help you budget your time among shopping, book signing, photo taking with your idols, chatting, listening to talks, viewing movies and eating (whew!), here is our schedule of activities:

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Sulyap 2 at Summer Komikon 2014

What do AJ Bernardo, Noel Pascual, Jonas Lechuga, Carlorozy Clemente, Francis Martelino, Lariz Santos, Nino Balita, JP De Torres and Ronzkie Pacho Vidal have in common? Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: From 10 to 1: Looking Back at 10 Years of Komikon

SUMMER KOMIKON 2014 PRESS RELEASE
From 10 to 1: Looking Back at 10 Years of Komikon

Manila, April 4, 2014 – A decade ago, a group of friends organized the First Annual Philippine Komiks Convention in U.P. Diliman. From one event a year, it has grown to three events in a year, attended by thousands of comics enthusiasts and creators.

Summer Komikon 2014, the sixth of this event since 2009, will be held on April 12, 2014 from 10 am to 7pm at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound in Pasig City. Continue reading

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Komik Clips for Komikon

Komik Clips logoKOMIKON VIDEO TESTIMONIALS: “KOMIK ClipsContinue reading

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Comic Creation Contest Summer 2014

Sharpen your comics drawing skills and join the Summer Komikon 2014 Comic Creation Contest!

This year’s theme is: “10Continue reading

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Summer Komikon 2014 is Here!

It’s getting hot in Manila!

Get ready for Summer Komikon 2014! From 10am to 7pm at Bayanihan Center, Pasig City on April 12, 2014.

Go to the Official Facebook Event Page ( http://www.facebook.com/events/595333750549399/ ) and confirm you are going to get the latest updates. Make sure to invite all your family and friends too!

And to show your support, choose from the following Facebook covers featuring our Special Guests (try to guess who they are). Just click on the image to download:

Cover 1:

Summer Komikon 2014 FB Cover Page 1

Cover 2:

Summer Komikon 2014 FB Cover Page 2

Cover 3:

Summer Komikon 2014 FB Cover Page 3

See you there! #sk2014

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Fund Raising Activities at Komikon 2013

On November 16, 2013 at the Bayanihan Center, several artist groups and individuals have pledged to auction/donate cash, items and proceeds from sales of merchandise and sketches to their chosen charity during Komikon 2013. Continue reading

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Komikon 2013 Poster

Komikon 2013
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