Press Release: Summer Komikon 2016

The Return of Summer Komikon 2016


Manila, April 11, 2016 – From a short break, the Summer Komikon 2016 is back in one day of fun-packed and over-flowing artistic creativity! Komiks fans will be trooping over to the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound in Pasig City on April 16 (Saturday) from 10AM to 7PM to get the latest and the freshest of our locally made comics. Get ready to heat up on the hottest komiks convention in the Philippines that will give you:

-meet and greet of our special guests – Rod Espinosa, Reno Maniquis and Andrew Villar. Plus, group spotlight on the third batch of Sulyap Komiks Anthology creators as the freshest and upcoming independent local comics creators;

-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 CD;

Official Summer Komikon 2016 Poster
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-special comic panels: Collaborative Work in Comics with female tandem Tepai Pascual and Maika Ezawa with best buds Ace Vitangcol and Jed Siroy and Veteran Speak with Rico Rival and Danny Acuña at Conference Room E;

-signings and drawing commissions from your favorite international Filipino comics creators from Marvel, DC and Dynamite Comics (Lui Antonio, Jomar Bulda, Dennis Crisostomo, Jonathan Lau, Roy Allan Martinez, Heubert Khan Michael, Mico Suayan and Edgar Tadeo) at the Komiks Kalye at Conference Room F;

-first ever blood-letting drive in cooperation with Red Cross Philippines at Conference Room B;

-awarding of Komikon’s contest winners on Komiks Creation Contest and Cover Recreation Contest;

Be sure to come in early to get freebies! Selling of entrance tickets start 10AM at P100/person. Visit our website for more details, like us at and follow us at , with hashtags: #sk2016 #komikonph. You may also email us at for information.

This event is presented to you by KOMIKON Inc., sponsored by Comic Odyssey, National Book Store, Beyond the Box, and Evil Genius; with special thanks to, Art Initiative, Quantum Amusement, Kawangis Komiks, CIIT, adobo magazine, Manila Bulletin and Hero TV and our event partners UP Grail, UP Lunarock, UPLB Graphic Literature Guild and The Dark Knight PH.


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