Komikon 2015: Floorplan and Directory

So much komiks to buy, so many artists to meet. How can one possibly do all that in two days?

Don’t fret, check out the floorplans for this year’s Komikon 2015 and plan accordingly. Be reminded that entrance to the event opens at 10AM on Saturday and ends at 8PM. On Sunday, the event opens at 11AM and ends at 7PMContinue reading “Komikon 2015: Floorplan and Directory”

Komiks are for Kids Too!


Summer Komikon 2013: Never Too Young to Love Komiks

Metro Manila, 1 April 2013 – School is out, summer is in! What better way to spend your summer break than cooling off at the halls of Bayanihan Center reading your latest collection of Filipino comics at the Summer Komikon 2013!

Summer Komikon 2013 PosterCome join us for another fun-filled day of buying local comics, meeting your favorite comic artists, challenging your drawing and story-telling skills on April 13, 2013 from 10 am – 7 pm at the fifth consecutive year of Summer Komikon, also from the organizers of the main Komikon held every last quarter of the year (since 2005).

For a Php 100 entrance fee, fill all of your comics’ cravings for the year in just one day! It’s FREE for 12 until 12! All kids (under 12) arriving before noon get to enter for free! So grab our Summer Komikon Tabloid: The First Edition at the entrance so you will not miss out on anything, especially the list of all the new titles being released.

Highlights will be on our kid-friendly comic creators with special guests like Jomike Tejido – creator of Foldabots published in K-Zone and Mikrokosmos comic strips, Robert Magnuson – artist of Shirley’s Pets (Junior Inquirer) and OMF’s The Great Duck and Crocodile Race and Elbert Or – creator of Bakemono High (K-Zone) and also the artist for Lola: A Ghost Story by J. Torres.

Want to see the latest in the independent comics scene? Then visit our Komiks Tiangge and discover upcoming local comics creators. Start collecting their early works, and who knows, in a few years, they’ll be one of the hottest comics superstars! Like Macoy’s work, Mascot, turned into an independent film by Directors Chris Costello and Mihk Vergara, with a sneak preview on stage!

Meet and greet the best of the best of the Filipino artists working for the International scene at the Komiks Kalye. Bring home your personal masterpieces from these international masters: Carlo Pagulayan, Stephen Segovia, Roy Allan Martinez, Harvey Tolibao, Lui Antonio, Heubert Khan Michael, Dennis Crisostomo and Jomar Bulda.

More Filipino artists are expanding to the international scene with Tintin Pantoja illustrating the manga “Who is AC?” written by Eisner Award Winner Hope Larson. Get your books signed at the National Book Store booth from 4-5PM. Beloved children’s book publisher Lampara Books and popular romance publisher Precious Pages have expanded to graphic novels with Black Ink Comics, with new titles being released this Summer Komikon.

We’ve also invited artist colleagues from Singapore: Otto Fong and C.T. Lim to talk about “Successful Comic Self-Publishing in Singapore” and the “Current Trends in Southeast Asian Comics” to see how the regional comics scene can affect and influence creators here in the Philippines.

Find out who will triumph in our Comic Creation Contest, Character Making Contest, Create Your Own Foldabots Contest and the Titus Pens Create Your Own Seven Notes Cover Contest. Winners of HBO Game Of Thrones: Join The Realm Create Your Own Family Arms Contest will also be awarded on stage.

Summer Komikon 2013 is presented to you by Komikon, Inc., in partnership with National Book Store. It is also brought to you by Lampara Books, Precious Pages Publishing, Black Ink Comics, Comic Odyssey, PSICOM Publishing, Animation Council of the Philippines Inc (ACPI) and Wacom. Special thanks to Titus Pens, Seven Notes, Quantum, Bag-iw Society, UP Lunarock, UP Grail and to our Media Partners: Hero TV, MYX.PH, Manila Bulletin, FlipReads, WhenInManila.com, ClickTheCity.com and Geekmatic.

For more information on the floor plan, schedule of activities and detailed comics release information, please visit http://www.komikon.org, like us on http://www.facebook.com/komikon.org, follow us at http://www.twitter.com/komikontweets or email us at inquiry [at] komikon.org .

Support the Filipino Komiks industry. See you there! ###

Komikon 2010 Activities

Because we want more people to know more about Komikon and the Philippine komiks, aside from our very own Komikon 2010 in November, Komikon will be participating in the following events for the year 2010. Visit us at our booth in each of these events to catch up on the latest news about Komikon (and buy comics!). We will be adding to this page if new events come up so always check the sidebar for updates. ====>

  • Aug 14: Gamer vs Gamer @ A-Venue Hall, Makati City – Gaming convention organized by Sky. Komikon will be joined by other regular Komikon artist attendees. Take a sneak peak at their latest comics offering. Click on the image below for more information.
  • Gamer vs Gamer
    Gamer vs Gamer Poster
  • Aug 21-22: Metro Comic Con 2010 @ Megatrade Hall, Mandaluyong City – Komikon will be announcing our new ‘project’ for November. Be one of the first to know what it is. 🙂
  • Metro Comic Con 2010
  • Aug 25: St. Jude Catholic School @ Manila – Lecture for the Writing Club (elementary and high school) by Jon Zamar, Lyndon Gregorio, Ace Vitangcol and Ariel Atienza. Because we want to encourage more kids to read and create comics.
  • St. Jude Catholic School

  • Sep 11: Book Matters: Komiks @ Robinson’s Galleria – Workshop with comic artists, meet and greet, and donation of comics to the Children’s Library.
  • Sep 19: Best of Anime 2010 @ Function Room 5, 3rd Level, SMX Convention Center – From 10 am to 6 pm, catch up on the latest in anime. This is a co-located event of the week-long Manila International Book Fair, which will be held from Sep 13-19 at the SMX Convention Center.
  • Sep 25: Cebu Comics @ Ayala Cebu, Cebu – Komikon is one of the partners for this first comics convention in Cebu. We will be bringing some of the latest comics from Metro Manila to the province of Cebu.
  • Cebu Comics Logo

  • Oct 23-24: 2nd PICCA @ 4th Flr., Cyberzone, SM Annex, SM North EDSA