Press Release: Komikon 2014

Ten-Ten-Te-Ten at Komikon 2014

Manila, November 12, 2014 – With Christmas just a month away, why not give the gift of reading to your family and friends? Head out to the tenth Philippine Annual Komiks Convention or Komikon 2014 this November 15, 2014 from 10 am to 7pm at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound in Pasig City for the latest and the freshest of our locally made comics.

Meet our special guests from the international comic scene – Superstar Stephen Segovia, artist of Marvel Comics, DC Comics and Valiant Comics and local independent scene – Megastar Melvin Calingo, creator of Pasig, and co creator of Kubori Kikiam and Kanto Inc. Sulyap 2 creators are also featured with the year-long launch of Komikon’s Second Independent Comic Compilation.

It will be a whole day of non-stop action with the following activities:

Komikon 2014 Poster

-launching of the latest comic book titles by your favorite artists, with meet and greet with your favorite local comics creators, and upcoming local comics creators in the Independent Komiks Tiangge;

-awarding of 4th Philippine Komikon Readers’ Choice Awards;

-free film screenings of Keith Sicat’s Komikero Chronicles, Pepper Marcelo’s Illustrated By and Erik Matti’s Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles and a special teaser trailer of Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2, an official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival 2014;

-special comic panels in Webcomics Panel with Carlo San Juan, Jonas Dieago and Hub Pacheco and Comic Inking Panel with Gerry Alanguilan, Ed Tadeo and Jeff Heut;

-signings and drawings from your favorite international Filipino comics creators from Marvel, DC and Dynamite Comics at the KomiksKalye!

Be sure to come in early to get freebies! Gates open at 10am with entrance tickets at P100. Visit our website for more details, like us at and follow us at , #komikon2014. You may also email us at for information.

This event is presented to you by KOMIKON Inc. & BUQO, sponsored by Comic Odyssey, National Book Store; our official newspaper sponsor, The Manila Bulletin; National Book Development Board, Reality Entertainment, Agosto Dos & GMA Films; and thanks to items sponsored by Art Initiative. Thanks to our Contest Sponsor – Quantum Amusement & Pilot Pens our event partner – UP Grail.

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