The Hottest Komiks Event This Summer!
KOMIKON SUMMER FIESTA 2009
UP Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman
May 16, 2009, 10am-8pm, Saturday
Entrance Fee: Php 50.00
(*Early arrivers will get lots of freebies!!)
With Special Guests… Wilson Tortosa (Wolverine: Prodigal Son) and Manix Abrera (Kikomachine)
Our folks at Komikon is having their summer comics convention and don’t expect convention goers in bikinis at the event, but expect the SUPER HOT atmosphere of Bahay ng Alumni this summer season, but you’ll see lots of comic characters in Bikini and don’t blame me if you see a mananaggal creature in half bikini hahahaha.
Below are super check list of komiks, merchandise and items by our friendly and creative (and cute ) Filipino comic creators and merchandise makers. I’ll be there in the first 2 hours of the event and thats 10am-12nn, in support for everyone and do a little coverage and excited to see this Komikero Comics # 1. Okay enough babble!
Read more below to see the checklist of the coolest items this hottest convention ( oh btw, this is the only comic convention that has videoke machines, kulang na lang beer! hahahaa) see ya there. If you want your comics or merchandise be included in the list, feel free to email me at azrael @ gmail dot com.
check the full listing below
The following is a list of confirmed titles arriving at Comic Odyssey (Saturday – April 11, 2009)
ALL NEW SAVAGE SHE-HULK #1 (OF 4) (Dark Reign) – P220
AMAZON #2 (OF 3) – P195
ANITA BLAKE LC NECROMANCER #1 (OF 5) – P220
ARMY OF DARKNESS #18 – P195
ARMY OF DARKNESS #19 – P195
BATMAN BATTLE FOR THE COWL #2 (OF 3) – P220
BATMAN BATTLE FOR THE COWL #2 (OF 3) VARIANT COVER (1 in 10 copies) – P500
BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #28 – P165
BETTY & VERONICA DIGEST #193 – P150
BOOSTER GOLD #19 – P165
BPRD BLACK GODDESS #4 (OF 5) – P165 Continue reading
Wolverine Manga under Del Rey Manga will be available in the Philippines in the next coming weeks, I also heard from Wilson Tortosa from the Alamat mailing list that there’s a book signing event on plan with Comic Odyssey, will post the details of the book signing event of Wolverine Manga after we receive info from Sandy of Comic Odyssey.
As I remember, Wilson is working on this manga since last year around May 2009. And glad that they manga will be released here in our local comic stores.
more info about the manga at http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=20750
Comic book artist, toy designer and tv host – Jomike Tejido, launches another Facebook hype for all pinoys! His latest creation called Robotars, a robotic Tarsier character is finally a photo tag interface for all your friends! All you have to do is upload it in your Facebook photo album and then use the photo tag label in order to tag your Facebook friends according to their personality or character. The image has spreaded already as I posted it in my Facebook photo, tagging my friends and online buddies. Facebook members from other countries are now tagging themselves and their friends in my Facebook album.
But instead of tagging in my Facebook photo album, you may download the photo above and upload it in your account.
to know more about Robotars, visit http://www.robotars.multiply.com/
if you want to order some toy Robotars, custom and designed by Pinoy artist Jomike Tejido.
Photos from the recent art exhibition of the Alcala Legacy: Milestone of the Master last saturday, March 14, 2009 in Bayanihan Center of Vallejo with guest artist Mel Vera Cruz.Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for an art exhibition in your area, schools, universities, libraries, festivals, conventions, museums, etc.ALCALA LEGACY MILESTONE OF THE MASTERArtworks of the Great Alfredo P. Alcala and Christian Voltar Alcalaclick on this site to view more about Alcala Legacy.
check out the latest exhibit for Alfredo Alcala Sr. Many thanks to Christian Voltar Alcala for the invitation. you can click the image above and download it for better view and details about the exhibit.
Everyone is invited to attend the artshow of the Alcala Legacy Milestone of the Master exhibition with guest artist Mel Vera Cruz on March 14, 2009. at Bayanihan Center of Vallejo 2495 Sonoma Blvd., Vallejo, CA 94590, USA.Please click on the link:
check out the 4 days festival on Philippine komiks. Its great to see this event now evolving, we really need more like this here in our country. We need to educate, let the people be aware, about art, komiks and the benefit of it. Recognize our artists and also make komiks live more and be active again in our industry. feel free to repost this and let’s wait for October 2009.
This is the first! A colorful ambitious event celebrating the arts of cartooning, comics creation, and animation. Four days of exhibits, competition, workshops, talks, caricature sessions, book launching, recognition awards, spiced up with music and dance. ( read more below)
When: October 15-18, 2009
Where: SM MegaMall Atrium, SM MegaMall Art Galleries, PowerBooks, Poveda
DAY ONE, October 15 Thursday
Opening of Samahang Kartunista ng Pilipinas and Friends Exhibit
Opening of Competition Entries Exhibits
Start of Talks on Cartooning and Comics
Continuation of Talks on Cartooning and Comics
Cartoon Workshop for Children
Launch of “One Hundred Years of Filipino Comics” coffee table book
Parangal sa mga Tagapaglikha ng Komiks
DAY TWO, October 16 Friday
Samahang Kartunista and Friends exhibit
Competition Entries exhibits
Caricature Sessions at the Atrium
Talks on Animation and Intellectual Property Rights
Screening of “Urduja: and other animation shorts
Awards and Culture Night
DAY THREE, October 17 Saturday
Trip to Tagaytay for foreign guests and Cartoon, Comics, and Animation VIPs and friends for a taste of Pinoy cuisine and holding of on-the-spot sketching and caricaturing
The exhibits at the SM Megamall continue
DAY FOUR, October 18 Sunday
KOMIKON More exhibits, comicbook launches, merchandizes
Last day of exhibits at SM Megamall
NOTE: More details to be announced soon. There might be slight changes in the activities as the Festival days approach
source : Hugo Yonzon’s blog
Arnold Arre is Powerbooks’ Author of the Month
Meet Arnold and get your copies of his latest works signed!
Feb. 28 2009, Saturday | 3-6 PM
Arnold Arre is the author of Martial Law Babies,
Ang mundo ni Andong Agimat, The Mythology Class,
After Eden, and Trip to Tagaytay and is the
illustrator for Private Iris & Cast.
and check out the video trailer below for the book signing
you can also RSVP for the event via Facebook Events
yeah! I will be there! ehheheh.. kita kits doon!
Gerry Alanguilan sez… LET’s CHAT!
Ask anything you want and I’ll answer… maybe.
Monday, February 16, 2009
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Hey guys! This is Gerry Alanguilan! Let’s hang! I’ll be loitering around the chat room at the time listed below (that’s Philippine time). You can use this nifty tool to check what time that would be in your area:
You can ask me, in real time, whatever you want. Of course, I’ll answer as truthfully I can but honestly, I’m a bit of a liar so there.
This event is in conjunction with the great Facebook Comics Convention!
The Closing and Acoustic Interlude for TSJ : Chaos, Panic and Everything in Between and Ambushed!
At the Closing Exhibit of Chaos and AMbushed, we will be hosting an acoustic interlude for our father, Tony Santos Jr., on February 28, 5-9pm at the Conspiracy Bar in Visayas Ave.
It’s a benefit concert to help raise funds for his medication and continued therapy. Tickets are at P250 each. It’s an informal jamming with friends and family. Featuring Charmaine Piamonte, LIto Crisostomo, and more.
Ambush and Chaos shirts will be available during the event and Ambush indie comics number 2 (featuring: The Astonishers). Jam with us and enjoy our art.
got this info from romiworks
|Start:||Feb 17, ’09 5:00p|
|End:||Feb 17, ’09 9:00p|
|Location:||12th flr. SDA Campus, DLS-CSB 950 Pablo Ocampo St. (former Vito Cruz) Malate, Manila|
Everyone is invited to “A Talk with Alex Niño and Hans Bacher.” These two giants in the comics and animation industry will share their experiences in comics and animation, among them, their collaboration in Disney’s animated feature film “Mulan.”
The talk will be on Feb. 17, 2009, Tuesday, 5:00 – 9:00pm at the SDA Cinema, 12th flr. SDA Campus, DLS-CSB 950 Pablo Ocampo St. (former Vito Cruz) Malate, Manila.
This activity can be credited as one(1) seminar point for MMA and Animation students.
There will be an entrance fee of Php100.00 for CSB students and Php 150.00 for outside guests. Payment will be accepted at the entrance of the cinema during the event. Please register to Ms. Even (call 5366752 loc. 137) or Ms. Nitz at the SDA office since seating slots are limited.
War of Kings: Darkhawk 1comic book launching event and signing with Harvey Tolibao and Jay David Ramos at Comic Odyssey
Just saw this e-flyer from Jay‘s blog.
Comic Odyssey invites you to the War of Kings : Darkhawk # 1 comic book launching and autograph signing with Harvey Tolibao and Jay David Ramos.
On February 7, 2009. Saturday. 2pm-4pm at Comics Odyssey, Robinsons Galeria
Harvey and Jay will be signing copies of Darkhawk#1
You can reserve your copies now!
The first 100 reservations will receive a mini-print created just for this event. Harvey will also be accepting a limited amount of sketch requests. Sketches will cost Php500 each and will be restricted to advance reservations only.
Reserve your slot today.
For more info, please call 914-0040
or write us by simply sending an email to email@example.com