Summer Komikon 2014 is Here!

It’s getting hot in Manila!

Get ready for Summer Komikon 2014! From 10am to 7pm at Bayanihan Center, Pasig City on April 12, 2014.

Go to the Official Facebook Event Page ( ) and confirm you are going to get the latest updates. Make sure to invite all your family and friends too!

And to show your support, choose from the following Facebook covers featuring our Special Guests (try to guess who they are). Just click on the image to download:

Cover 1:

Summer Komikon 2014 FB Cover Page 1

Cover 2:

Summer Komikon 2014 FB Cover Page 2

Cover 3:

Summer Komikon 2014 FB Cover Page 3

See you there! #sk2014

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,, and Geekmatic.

For more information on the floor plan, schedule of activities and detailed comics release information, please visit, like us on, follow us at or email us at inquiry [at] .

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

Summer Komikon 2012 Indie Tiangge

Congratulations to the following 34 individuals/groups that are included in our Summer Komikon 2012 Indie Komiks Tiangge. Look for them in their respective tables:

Indie Tiangge Participants Summer Komikon 2012IT01
Section Six Comics
Gerilya Komiks

Pulang Punla Studios
Uy! Comics

Carlo Valenzuela/Hyper Comics
Callous Comics
RH and Odree

salmon Komiks

Chernila Co.
WIP Comics

Silent Sanctum Manga

Inkjinks Label
Kickbackers / Oh No Manga
Chase Studios

Peligro Komiks
Ikos Comics
Norby Ela

Francis Diaz

Jeff Benitez
GMP Comics
Bokimkatje Comics

Guild Mistral

Stripper Syndicate
AKA / Spanton Productions

More Fun in Summer Komikon 2012 Contest

Do you want to attend the Summer Komikon 2012 for FREE?

Then join the “More Fun in Summer Komikon 2012” Contest! Here’s how.

1) Create your own More fun in Summer Komikon image using photos/drawings that you have (Please use images that you have the right to use only).

Add the Summer Komikon 2012 logo AND the text “whatever your catch word/phrase is>, it’s more fun in KOMIKON” anywhere on your image.

Summer Komikon logo is available at:

2) Go to and click on “JOIN” at the upper left corner.

3) Click on Share photo to upload your file. Make sure to put this in the description:

“(Entry number of entry/ies you have added> by your name>)

whatever your catch word/phrase is>, more fun at @Summer Komikon 2012 !”

for example:

(Entry #1 by Jon Zamar)

Selling, more fun at Summer Komikon 2012!


Selling! It's more fun in Komikon

4) Make sure to select the link going to the Summer Komikon 2012 events page by putting the @ in the beginning.

5) Click on the uploaded image and Tag your name (as the creator) and the official Komikon page ( where the Summer Komikon 2012 logo is.

6) The creator of the top 3 images that have the most number of ‘likes’ will get a complimentary pass to Summer Komikon 2012.

7) The creator of the top 3 images that have the most number of ‘shares’ will get a complimentary pass to Summer Komikon 2012.

8) The Komikon Committee may choose to award special awards to the most creative image.


-Anyone can join!

-Images can be added starting March 1 to April 30, 2012.

-Only like and shares from March 1 to April 30, 2012 will be counted.

-The image should be visible on your wall to the public.

-A person can only win up to a maximum of two times.

-Winners will be notified via their Facebook account and tickets must be claimed  no later than 12 noon of May 12, 2012 at the Bayanihan Center, Pasig City, or it will be forfeited.

-By posting your images, you are allowing Komikon and it’s organizers to use your image and name for any promotional means.

-Unauthorized use of other people’s image/photos will be subject to disqualification.

-Komikon Committee’s decisions in all matters are final.

Summer Komikon 2012 Contests

April 30 is the deadline! Make sure you have already joined the following Summer Komikon 2012 contests and congratulate the winners on May 26!


  • Recreate an existing local comic cover.
  • Contest is open to all comic book artists except for professionals with published works sold in bookstores.
  • Submit a soft copy of the original cover along with your recreated version.
  • Entries can be digitally of traditionally rendered.
  • Entries are to be submitted online having the resolution of 150 – 300dpi. E-mail entries to with the subject: SUMMER KOMIKON 2012: Cover Recreation Contest. Only e-mail entries are accepted.
  • One entry per person only.
  • Deadline of submission of entries is on April 30, 2012
  • E-mail should include the following information:

a. Name of Artist:

b. Age:

c. School/occupation:

d. Contact information (mobile no./e-mail)



This year’s theme is: WAKAS NG PINAS

We’ve seen movies like Armageddon, Independence Day,Deep Impact, The Day after Tomorrow and 2012. It all happened in the United States. What happens to the Philippines if a meteor hits, or the world freezes over, or all hell breaks loose?


  • Contest is open to all comic book artists except for professionals with published works sold in bookstores.
  • Contestants / groups are limited to only one entry.
  • Entries submitted by groups are required to submit the names of the individuals involved in creating the indie. Group entries with professionals on board are automatically disqualified.
  • Entries should adhere to the given theme. Entries deviating from the theme shall be automatically disqualified.
  • Submit 3 copies of your entry via air mail to:

KOMIKON, INC c/o Lyndon Gregorio
18 Esteban Street, Brgy. Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City 1550

*send us an email at contests[@] to confirm if we have received it

or to drop-off points at:
Comic Odyssey
Robinson’s Place, Level 3 Ermita,Manila
Robinson’s Galleria, Edsa cor. Ortigas

  • Deadline of submissions will be on April 30, 2012. Entries submitted beyond April 30 shall not be accepted.
  • Winners shall be announced on the event itself on May 26 and shall be notified via e-mail or phone.
  • The judge’s decision is final.

Entries should be in the form of a comic book with the following specifications:

  • Create a comic depicting what would happen to the Philippines when the world ends.
  • 8.5″ X 6.5″ (long bond paper, folded, and stapled twice in the middle)
  • Entries should be placed in a short brown envelope with their name, address, phone number, and e-mail written legibly at the upper left hand corner.
  • Stories must be 4 to 12 pages long (excluding cover)
  • Please note that entries are non-returnable. Entries should be reproductions only. (originals will not be returned)
  • Colored and/or black and white entries are accepted.
  • There are no restrictions as to the art style that can be used as long as the comic book follows the given theme.
  • The story should be in the form of a one-shot title. It should be whole in itself, with a clear beginning, middle, and end. Multiple comic stories in a single entry (anthology) will not be allowed.
  • The comic can be written in Tagalog or English

For any clarifications or questions, send us an email at contests[@] with the subject: CCC SUMMER 2012 Inquiry.