Press Release: Komikon 2015

Two-Days of Komiks Fun at Komikon 2015

Manila, November 10, 2015 – Get ready for the last and biggest komiks event of 2015 with two days of fun-packed and over-flowing artistic creativity at the 11th Philippine Annual Komiks Convention or Komikon 2015! Head over to the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound in Pasig City on November 14 (Saturday) from 10AM to 8PM and on November 15 (Sunday) from 11AM to 7PM to get the latest and the freshest of our locally made comics. It will be two whole days of non-stop action with the following activities:

-meet and greet of our special guests from the international comic scene – Valiant Comics artist Mico Suayan, Filipino Mangaka Ray ‘Raykosen’ Magbanua and local independent scene – Rommel ‘Omeng’ Estanislao, also a well-known clay-sculpturist, among others. Plus, group spotlight on Alamat Comics celebrating their 20 years;

-launching of the latest comic book titles by your favorite artists, with meet and greet with your favorite local comics creators at Hall A&B, plus upcoming local comics creators in the Independent Komiks Tiangge at Conference Rooms BCD;

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-special comic panels: Comics Writing with Budjette Tan and Jamie Bautista; Self Publishing with Ace Vitangcol and Lyndon Gregorio; School of Comics with Emil Flores and Carl Javier; Crossing Platforms with Carlo Vergara and Paolo Herras; and Veteran Speak with Rico Rival and Danny Acuña at Conference Room E and F;

-signings and drawing commissions from your favorite international Filipino comics creators from Marvel, DC and Dynamite Comics (Stephen Segovia, Roy Allan Martinez, Ariel Padilla, Edgar Tadeo, Harvey Tolibao, Carlo Pagulayan, Heubert Michael, Jethro Morales, Geebo Vigonte, Ryan Pasibe, Dennis Crisostomo, Lui Antonio, Jomar Bulda, Omi Remalante) at the KomiksKalye at Conference Room F;

-international comics discussion and exchange of ideas with Germany’s Sascha Hommer and Spain’s Luis Perez Ortiz (together with Philippines’ Mark Lawrence Andres);

-free film screenings of Puti, the debut film of Mike Alcazaren, veteran commercial director and co-creator of new comic book series (soon to be film) Patay Kung Patay; and special episodes of Miko Livelo’s Tanods from TV5 Originals;

-awarding of contest winners: Gunship Revolution’s The Last Draw Challenge, and Komikon’s Silent Comics Creation Contest and Geek Fight: Komiks Edition;

Be sure to come in early to get freebies! Selling of entrance tickets start 30 minutes before at P100/day. Visit our website for more details, like us at and follow us at , #komikon2015. You may also email us at for information.

This event is presented to you by KOMIKON Inc., sponsored by Comic Odyssey, National Book Store and Jack ‘n Jill Chippy; with special thanks to Art Initiative,, Quantum Amusement, adobo magazine, TV5 Originals: Tanods and event partners UP Grail, Komiket, Goethe Institut Manila, and Embassy of Spain in the Philippines.

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