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Filipino Comics launching this Saturday’s Komikon 2007

Lots of comics will be launched this saturday at the 3rd Komikon : Phil. Komiks Convention. And I’m going crazy already and Im getting ready to buy all of it. and instead of me buying a new cellphone today, I’ll save more money in order to buy lots of comics and attend for THE VERY FIRST TIME this conventionn. congratulations to Artists’ Den in advance.
here are some list and also previews of comics and new titles

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Lapis Ko To! Comics Anthology Issue 1 by

other comics also launching.

ElmerIssue 3
Gerry Alanguilan 3rd installment of his comics about the life of humans and chickens. its a birdamania this saturday!

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more news at http://gerry.alanguilan.com/

more from Alamat Comics

Trese Issue 7 : Embrace of the unwanted will be launched too and also a new comics series titled Skyworld will be launched together with Trese comics. more news at [Babbling Point] 11/14/2007 11:05:00 PM

Also David Hontiveros and Edgar Tadeo teamed up for a new comics “KADILIMAN: IN THEIR SILENT SHADOW CARVINAL”

“The story puts the spotlight on Doktor Kadiliman, infamous villain back during the 1940s. We’ll also get to see the original Justice Corps in action during World War II.

Dave wrote this story a long time ago and Edgar actually finished the art for this story last year, but we finally, finally get to release it this year. We hope you’ll like it.

And I just read in Carl’s blog that David’s PENUMBRA horror novellas will also be available at the Komikon.” according to Budgette Tan of Alamat Comics.

RAMBOL 3 covers

Gilbert Monsanto of Sacred Mountains releases a preview cover of Rambol Issue 3.

No details released if this is available at the Komikon, but im sure he will launch it there too as he is one of the guest of honor
more news at http://gilbertmonsanto.blogspot.com/

Enter The Ragboy!
another new series coming up from the students of DLS-CSB more at http://onedarkmood.multiply.com/journal/item/15/

(tentative cover)

Ragboy is a series (hopefully) about the stories of a boy living in post-apocalyptic Philippines. The first issue (Basag Ulo) takes place in Quiapo underground in the year 2015. Ragboy (storyteller/dvd enthusiast/hero) is on a mission to find his friend who is taken away by ‘terrorists’.

Tabloid Komiks and Maskarado is back!
and Reno Maniquis’s Maskarado has a new material for all

According to Reno Maniquis, that the Tabloid Komiks will be no longer free, but a small amount of Php 10 will help each copy to produce more upcoming issues.

Also, MASKARADO: VISIONS, the portfolio/comic celebrating 15 years of Maskarado will also be available. The cover above was done by Kajo Baldisimo. It’s jam-packed with art by Leinil Yu, Hal Santiago, Gerry Alanguilan, Gilbert Monsanto, Edgar Tadeo, Dell Barras and a whole lot more! Plus a 7-page story by Gio Paredes and myself, and a short prose piece written by Budjette Tan. All for the measly price of PhP30.00! What a bargain, eh? -Reno Maniquis

More news and update to his blog at http://ka-blog.blogspot.com/

Randy Valiente publishes a book about Philippine Comics

well, not only fans are excitebd but the independent publishers and creatore are excited also.
According to Randy that there will be a booth for artist like Nestor Malgapo, Steve Gan, Danny Acuña, Jun Lofamia, Vic Dabao and many more.. more news from his blog at http://usapang-komiks.blogspot.com/

RunWay Comics Issue 2

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This salvo will feature the debut issue of Supernaut! – WasteSpacer Extraordinaire by Pope Vergel and Cat and Crow by Fe Pineda.

Supernaut was first seen in the pages of Horizons, the Design Folio of the Student Publications Office of the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde (DLS-CSB), and will be released as a series under RUNWay Comics.

Supernaut is the official mascot of RUNWay Comics.

RUNWay is also giving away some free stuff. For every P100 of items you buy from the RUNWay booth, you get a chance to draw from the lottery bowl to win trade paperback comics, manga and CDs like Marvel Knights: Elektra – The Scorpio Key, A.I. Love You Vol. 5, and Rayearth OVA Vocal Collection to name a few.

RUNWay will also be selling other miscellaneous items, such as stickers, key-chains and button-pins, along with back issues of Unfitting Title by Aya Caringal, Our Story: Goyo (2nd Edition) by Teddy Pavon, and Assorted Nuts 0 and 1 by Nick Barrameda.

The De La Salle-College of St. Benilde 2DPOST class under Prof. Gerry Alanguilan will be situated next to the RUNWay booth and will be selling comic titles by DLS-CSBs finest comic artists, some of which are Paik Abanilla, Teddy Pavon, and Ruth Orocio.

more juicy news at BJ David’s blog

Atomic Underground Comics rebirth at Issue 4
check this video preview of their new issue, exclusively available in Komikon.

news from : ASHBURNdaRIDE

Point Zero comics list

Ika-siyam shared this info of a list of comics published by the Point Zero comics team. Also she will be releasing Cresci Prophecies Issues 17-19 and some back issues. If you’re a Culture Crash comics reader you might be familiar on some titles below.

Pasig 16 (new!)

Kubori Kikiam GP6 (new!)
Kubori Krash

Minsan Compilation
Minsan Zero
Digmaang Salinlahi #4 and #5
Komiks aTBP. #5

Cresci Prophecies Issues 1-16 (back issues, few copies)
Cresci Prophecies Issues 17-19 (latest)
Cresci Prophecies: Book of Arcen 1 (ish. 1-8 + extras)
Cresci Prophecies: Book of Arcen 2 (ish. 9-16 + extras, view book details below)
Curtains for Hire #1

read more news HEREI keep on searching for more preview covers of new comics and new issues of their titles in the net, but if you want to see a list of rosters of fresh and old independent comic creators and groups, you should check this list below

1. Silent Sanctum
2. Kalalangan Kamaru
3. M3
4. Skewed Studios
5. Mischelle Maxim Felix
6. Monkey Versus Squirrel comics
7. Paperclip Komics
8. Mirida
9. Subway Productions
10. Gener Pedrina
11. Karlo Cesar A. Cordero
12. Klovr Studio
13. Abono Komiks
14. Nestcomiks
15. Bandido Comics (formerly GreenHedz Comics)
16. Kickbackers
17. Forsaken Ground
18. SalimPusa
19. Psych Out Project
20. Pancitan Komiks Group
21. Bad Luck
22. Section Six Comics
23. Seraphic Assassins Productions
24. NokoTomoHya
25. ACE (Artist Club Extreme)
26. Lapis Ko ‘To
27. Infinity Group
28. Scratch Comics
29. Komikera
30. Shirogaka
31. Ian Walter Along
32. Gio Paredes
33. Herman Gacosta
34. Benta Box Creations
35. Bien Del Rosario
36. RD Studioz
37. Pilar Nenita Esber
38. illUST
39. Philippine Onix / Ukiraio
40. Anonymous? Artists?

more news and list HERE

November 17, 2007
10am-6pm, Saturday
UP Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman , Quezon City
Entrance Fee: 50Php

Special Guests:
Pol Medina of Pugad Baboy
Gilbert Monsanto [~gammaknight ] of Sacred Mountain

For more information about thee Komikon 2007 visit their list of official websites
for questions and inquiry you can email them at komikon@gmail.com or Call 09285047976 look for Ariel Atienza



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