More Fun in Summer Komikon 2012 Contest

Do you want to attend the Summer Komikon 2012 for FREE?

Then join the “More Fun in Summer Komikon 2012” Contest! Here’s how.

1) Create your own More fun in Summer Komikon image using photos/drawings that you have (Please use images that you have the right to use only).

Add the Summer Komikon 2012 logo AND the text “whatever your catch word/phrase is>, it’s more fun in KOMIKON” anywhere on your image.

Summer Komikon logo is available at:

2) Go to and click on “JOIN” at the upper left corner.

3) Click on Share photo to upload your file. Make sure to put this in the description:

“(Entry number of entry/ies you have added> by your name>)

whatever your catch word/phrase is>, more fun at @Summer Komikon 2012 !”

for example:

(Entry #1 by Jon Zamar)

Selling, more fun at Summer Komikon 2012!


Selling! It's more fun in Komikon

4) Make sure to select the link going to the Summer Komikon 2012 events page by putting the @ in the beginning.

5) Click on the uploaded image and Tag your name (as the creator) and the official Komikon page ( where the Summer Komikon 2012 logo is.

6) The creator of the top 3 images that have the most number of ‘likes’ will get a complimentary pass to Summer Komikon 2012.

7) The creator of the top 3 images that have the most number of ‘shares’ will get a complimentary pass to Summer Komikon 2012.

8) The Komikon Committee may choose to award special awards to the most creative image.


-Anyone can join!

-Images can be added starting March 1 to April 30, 2012.

-Only like and shares from March 1 to April 30, 2012 will be counted.

-The image should be visible on your wall to the public.

-A person can only win up to a maximum of two times.

-Winners will be notified via their Facebook account and tickets must be claimed  no later than 12 noon of May 12, 2012 at the Bayanihan Center, Pasig City, or it will be forfeited.

-By posting your images, you are allowing Komikon and it’s organizers to use your image and name for any promotional means.

-Unauthorized use of other people’s image/photos will be subject to disqualification.

-Komikon Committee’s decisions in all matters are final.

Summer Komikon 2012 Contests

April 30 is the deadline! Make sure you have already joined the following Summer Komikon 2012 contests and congratulate the winners on May 26!


  • Recreate an existing local comic cover.
  • Contest is open to all comic book artists except for professionals with published works sold in bookstores.
  • Submit a soft copy of the original cover along with your recreated version.
  • Entries can be digitally of traditionally rendered.
  • Entries are to be submitted online having the resolution of 150 – 300dpi. E-mail entries to with the subject: SUMMER KOMIKON 2012: Cover Recreation Contest. Only e-mail entries are accepted.
  • One entry per person only.
  • Deadline of submission of entries is on April 30, 2012
  • E-mail should include the following information:

a. Name of Artist:

b. Age:

c. School/occupation:

d. Contact information (mobile no./e-mail)



This year’s theme is: WAKAS NG PINAS

We’ve seen movies like Armageddon, Independence Day,Deep Impact, The Day after Tomorrow and 2012. It all happened in the United States. What happens to the Philippines if a meteor hits, or the world freezes over, or all hell breaks loose?


  • Contest is open to all comic book artists except for professionals with published works sold in bookstores.
  • Contestants / groups are limited to only one entry.
  • Entries submitted by groups are required to submit the names of the individuals involved in creating the indie. Group entries with professionals on board are automatically disqualified.
  • Entries should adhere to the given theme. Entries deviating from the theme shall be automatically disqualified.
  • Submit 3 copies of your entry via air mail to:

KOMIKON, INC c/o Lyndon Gregorio
18 Esteban Street, Brgy. Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City 1550

*send us an email at contests[@] to confirm if we have received it

or to drop-off points at:
Comic Odyssey
Robinson’s Place, Level 3 Ermita,Manila
Robinson’s Galleria, Edsa cor. Ortigas

  • Deadline of submissions will be on April 30, 2012. Entries submitted beyond April 30 shall not be accepted.
  • Winners shall be announced on the event itself on May 26 and shall be notified via e-mail or phone.
  • The judge’s decision is final.

Entries should be in the form of a comic book with the following specifications:

  • Create a comic depicting what would happen to the Philippines when the world ends.
  • 8.5″ X 6.5″ (long bond paper, folded, and stapled twice in the middle)
  • Entries should be placed in a short brown envelope with their name, address, phone number, and e-mail written legibly at the upper left hand corner.
  • Stories must be 4 to 12 pages long (excluding cover)
  • Please note that entries are non-returnable. Entries should be reproductions only. (originals will not be returned)
  • Colored and/or black and white entries are accepted.
  • There are no restrictions as to the art style that can be used as long as the comic book follows the given theme.
  • The story should be in the form of a one-shot title. It should be whole in itself, with a clear beginning, middle, and end. Multiple comic stories in a single entry (anthology) will not be allowed.
  • The comic can be written in Tagalog or English

For any clarifications or questions, send us an email at contests[@] with the subject: CCC SUMMER 2012 Inquiry.

Summer Komikon 2012 Indie Komiks Tiangge Registration

SK2012 Indie Komiks Tiangge Logo

Registration is now CLOSED!!!

Ang pagpapalista para sumali sa Indie Tiangge ay sarado na!!!

All registrants should wait for their confirmation email and accomplish the requirements asked by that email to confirm their slots at the Indie Tiangge. Thank you for all the eager registrants that filled up the 30 slots and waitlist in record time.

Ang mga nagpalista ay dapat maghintay sa confirmation email na ipadadala at kumpletuhin ang mga hinihingi nito upang kumpirmahin ang kanila pwesto sa Indie Tiangge. Maraming salamat sa mga nagpalista at napuno kaagad ang ating mga pwesto maging ang ating waitlist.

By registering make sure that you will definitely be there and selling. We don’t want to waste space on people who register but don’t show up. Please note that we have some new rules for this year’s indie komiks tiange.

Sa pagpapalista, siguraduhin na ikaw ay makakapunta at talagang makakapagbenta. Sayang ang pina-reserve mo na slot kung hindi ka pupunta. Basahin ang kumpletong panuntunan sa pagsali sa indie komiks tiange ngayong taon.

Indie Komiks Tiange registration process

Terms to be considered (Mga Panuntunan):

  • Registration will be done by completing an online registration form. Ang pagpapalista ay kailangang gawin sa pamamagitan ng online registration form. (required)
  • Individuals and group members are required to buy pre-sold tickets at designated locations. More details to be provided later. Ang mga mapipili ay kailangang bumili ng tiket para sa summer komikon bago ang araw ng event. Ipapahayag ang iba pang detalye sa susunod. (required)
  • Image files of the covers must be sent via email to Komikon after the online registration. Kailangang ipadala sa pamamagitan ng email ang image file ng mga covers pagkatapos ng online registration. (required)
  • It is recommended that your covers indicate for what age group it is appropriate. Iminumungkahi na ilagay ng malinaw sa cover ang tamang patnubay sa mambabasa. (GP – General Patronage, PG 13 – Parental Guidance for 13 years and below, R – Mature audience only). (optional)
  • If you wish to include the official Komikon logo on your cover, please email us at indies[@] and we will send them to you or you may download logo1, logo2logo3Kung nais na ilagay ang opisyal na Komikon logo sa inyong cover, magpadala ng email sa indies[@] or maaaring i download mula sa mga sumusunod: logo1logo2logo3 (optional).
  • Official comics websites (or personal websites if no official comics website), should add a link or banner image link to Details will be provided through email. Kinakailangan maglagay ng banner image na naka link sa galing sa opisyal na website or personal na website. Ang mga image ay ipapadala sa pamamagitan ng email pagkatapos mag pa rehistro. (required)
  • At least one representative is required to attend the Event Briefing on May 19, 2012 at the Bayanihan Center. Isa o higit pang kinatawan ay kailangan dumalo sa Pormal na Pagpupulong sa Mayo 19, 2012 sa Bayanihan Center. (required)
  • 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. Mayroon nakatakdang oras sa pag-aayos. Ang mga mahuling dumating ay hindi papayagang mag-ayos pa at magbenta. Pag dating sa umaga, lahat ng kasali ay kailangan mag-sign in sa Komikon booth, ipakita ang mga ibebenta para mailista at ma-inspeksyon. (required)
  • To avoid crowding, ONLY ONE(1) PERSON per group can be seated in the indie tiange area (this will be strictly implemented). Para hindi magulo at masikip, ISANG TAO LAMANG bawat grupo ang maaaring maupon sa mesa ng indie tiangge. (required)
  • The organizers have the authority to accept and/or deny applications for indie tiange. Nasa mga taga-organisa ng Komikon ang pag tanggap o pag tanggi sa mga gustong sumali.
  • 10% OF PARTICIPANTS’ TOTAL SALES WILL BE COLLECTED. Everyone must sign out at the Komikon booth. Penalties will be given for those who do not sign out. 10% ng kabuuang benta ang kokolektahin ng Komikon. Lahat ay kailangan mag sign-out sa Komikon booth. Maaring patawan ng multa sa mga hindi sumunod. (required)


  • Komikon 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. We have received reports that some groups do this. 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.

*All information, rules and regulations here are prepared for the use of Komikon only and must not be reposted anywhere else. Please share this link ( if you wish to share this information. Thank you.

Summer Komikon 2011 Post Event Report

How is everyone doing with this Summer Heat?

Luckily, Summer Komikon 2011 was as cool as can be last April 16, 2011 at Bayanihan Center. Please read our Post Event press release below.

Download Summer Komikon 2011 Post Event Press Release Report (PDF File, 391 KB)

Summer Komikon 2011 (Credit: Kat Espiritu)

Thank you very much to our Sponsors. You have made a leap of faith with us as we transferred to a new venue.

Thank you very much to our Exhibitors. We hope to make Komikon the best event for your needs.

Thank you very much to our Special Guests and participating artists. You will always be the main draw of every Komikon event.

Thank you very much to the Komikon Volunteers. The spirit of volunteerism is alive with all of you.

And most importantly, thank you very much to all the regular attendees who have followed and supported Komikon and the comics industry wherever and whenever.

We appreciate all your suggestions and we promise to do our best to make Komikon bigger and better with every event. In the mean time, we would appreciate it if you could all take a few minutes to complete this Summer Komikon 2011 Feedback Survey.

Also, please do check out for updates on the upcoming nominations for the 3rd Komikon Awards in November.

We wish to congratulate the following Komikon contest winners:

Character Making Contest Winners

“Bayanihan ng mga Bayani”
Create your own Superhero Team

1st Place: Banakalz by Lariz A. Santos
2nd Place: Payatas Rangers by Robi Oblena
3rd Place: Guerilla by Van Christopher Cielos

CMC 1st Place: Banakalz by Lariz A. Santos CMC 2nd Place: Payatas Rangers by Robi Oblena CMC 3rd Place: Guerilla by Van Christopher Cielos

Comic Creation Contest Winners

“Epic Adaptation”

We apologize for being unable to announce winners during the event because of the number of entries that were submitted. We needed more time to read through all the entries.

First Place: Ibalong: Lupain ng Mga Hiwaga by Argin C. Lerit
CCC 1st Place: Ibalong: Lupain ng Mga Hiwaga by Argin C. Lerit (cover) CCC 1st Place: Ibalong: Lupain ng Mga Hiwaga by Argin C. Lerit (sample page)

Second Place: Aliguyon by Lariz A. Santos
CCC 2nd Place: Aliguyon by Lariz A. Santos (cover) CCC 2nd Place: Aliguyon by Lariz A. Santos (sample page)

Third Place: Hud-Hud by Joe Vincent Alcantara / Jasper Glenn Sancho
CCC 3rd Place: Hud-Hud by Joe Vincent Alcantara / Jasper Glenn Sancho (cover) CCC 3rd Place: Hud-Hud by Joe Vincent Alcantara / Jasper Glenn Sancho (sample page)

Honorable Mentions:
Indarapatra at Sulayman by Paulo N. Alarcon

CCC Honorable Mention: Indarapatra at Sulayman by Paulo N. Alarcon (cover) CCC Honorable Mention: Indarapatra at Sulayman by Paulo N. Alarcon (sample page)
Dilag ni Lam-Ang by Aloyan and Trina Yabut
CCC Honorable Mention: Dilag ni Lam-Ang by Aloyan and Trina Yabut (cover) CCC Honorable Mention: Dilag ni Lam-Ang by Aloyan and Trina Yabut (sample page)

*For those who were unable to claim their prizes and to the winners of the Comic Creation Contest, please claim it on MAY 7, 2011 during the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at Comic Odyssey in Robinson’s Galleria between 11am to 4pm. Look for the Komikon booth.

Congratulations also to Tomokii, creator of Force-8 zero and Force-8 Track one! As the highest seller from the Indie Komiks Tiange, she will be receiving a free Artist Exhibitor Booth for Komikon 2011.