Comic Creation Contest 2011

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Get ready for this year’s Comic Creation Contest 2011 for the coming 7th Annual Philippine Komiks Convention (KOMIKON 2011) on November 19, 2011 at the Bayanihan Center, Pasig City.

This year’s theme is: TRIBUTE TO JOSE RIZAL
Create a comic based on any of Jose Rizal’s works.

Comic Creation Contest 2011 logo

  • 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, Level 3 Expansion Mall,Edsa cor. Ortigas

  • Deadline of submissions will be on October 15, 2011. Entries submitted beyond October 15 shall not be accepted.
  • Winners shall be announced on the event itself on November 19 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:

  • Make a direct adaptation or an interpretation of any literature written by Dr. Jose Rizal. It can be a summary or a chapter (specify from what title and specific chapter).
  • 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.

For any clarifications or questions, send us an email at contests[@] with the subject: CCC 2011 Inquiry.