What is Sulyap?
Sulyap is a collection of short Filipino independent komiks works, featuring the works of 8 young and talented comics writers, some of whom started out by joining the Komikon contests and Komikon Indie Comics Tiange. The featured stories and their creators are:
Ambition by Ian Olympia
Baboy 1&2 by Mel Casipit
Goodbye Rubbit by RH Quilantang
Kalayaan by Gio Paredes
Lipad by Rommel Estanislao
Maktan 1521 by Tepai Pascual
Taal Monster vs Evil Space Paru-paro by Macoy
Windmills: Bearkdowns by Josel Nicolas
Sulyap is designed and compiled by Jon Zamar, with a foreword by Gerry Alanguilan and cover art by Melvin “Taga-ilog” Calingo. As a bonus, Taga-ilog’s Primer on Making Your Own Comic Book is also included.
Sulyap is published by Komikon Inc., who will be launching its first ever independent comic book anthology, Sulyap, this November 13, 2010 from 10 am to 7pm at the 6th Annual Filipino Komiks Convention at the Starmall Trade Hall, EDSA cor Shaw Blvd, Mandaluyong City. Komikon aims to continue publishing an independent comic book anthology annually to encourage more budding creators out there to continue honing their skills and to showcase the broad offering of Filipino comics. Catch a glimpse of Sulyap at the Sulyap booth, where these 8 creators will be selling and signing your copies which will be sold in the event for a special launching price of Php 200. After the launch, Sulyap will be made available in major bookstore and comics outlets for Php 250.
To know more about Sulyap, visit the Official Sulyap Facebook page.