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Entries invited for the 2nd International MANGA Award

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Entries for the Second International MANGA Award are invited until February29, 2008.

The Award was established in May 2007 to honor MANGA artists who have contributed to the promotion of MANGA overseas. In the First International MANGA Award competition was held last year, two Filipino artists, Elmer Damaso and Jhomar Soriano, creators of Ravenskull and Mr. Grieves respectively, ranked among the top 19 brilliant MANGA artists, having been selected among the 146 nominees from 26 countries and regions all over the world.

The Executive Committee members of the Second International MANGA Award include the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affaris and the President of the Japan Foundation among others.

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January 17, 2008 Posted by | announcement, contest, events, international news | | Leave a comment

Fudge Magazine’s 300 Digital Art contest winners

In the past months, Fudge Magazine hosted a digital art contest and the theme is Frank Miller’s 300 the movie.
And here are the winners

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Art by Gerard Chua

December 18, 2007 Posted by | contest | , | Leave a comment

Win This: Heroes comic book!

from our friendly Fudge Magazine
originally posted at Win This: Heroes comic book!

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Some people have not had enough of their favorite heroes! And because we love the show as much as you do–and because C/S channel is quite generous this Christmas season–Fudge has a treat to all “Heroes” fanatics. Win one of 10 limited edition “Heroes” 2007 comic book, which comes in a collector’s hard plastic case.

This issue includes an interview with ‘Heroes” creator Tim Kring done by Eisner Award winning writer and “Heroes” Co-Executive Producer Jeph Loeb on the eve of shooting Episode#1 of the second season!

Fudge doesn’t believe in making you work too hard for anything, so to those who would love to get their hands on one of these comic books, the contest details are on page 50 of Fudge Magazine’s December issue, featuring alternate covers, Chicosci and Click Five. We promise, the mechanics are so freakin’ easy, you’d say we’re just lazy. But seriously, anyone who watches the series religiously will definitely get it.

Winners will be picked from among all the correct email “entries” and Fudge will be in touch with them through email and their other contact numbers. Oh, one catch: to claim the comic book, the winner must present a valid ID and his/her copy of Fudge magazine at the Fudge office (address in the mag, kids!). Winners will be announced in JANUARY 2008. Good luck!

Heroes Season 2 airs every Monday at 9pm on C/S Channel.
C/S Channel will soon be seen on RPN 9 on ALL cable systems nationwide beginning on December 17, 2007 (test broadcast)!
Contest only available in the Philippines

December 3, 2007 Posted by | comics, contest | , , | 1 Comment

Book of Dreams : The 2nd Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards

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Neil Gaiman and Fullybooked
presents

Book of Dreams : The 2nd Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards
and the Exclusive book launching of Expeditions, the compiled winning entries of the 1st Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards

November 25, 2007
3PM
Fullybooked, Highstreet
Courtyard

www.fullybookedonline.com

November 18, 2007 Posted by | comics, contest, events, komiks | , | Leave a comment

Jon Reed Wins Comic Book Idol 3 at Comic Book Resources!

Jon Reed wins Comic Book Idol 3!
Wins by less than 1%… Reed goes from an accounting assistant to comic book fame by winning the popular comic book art contest.

LOS ANGELES – After thousands of votes have been cast, an accounting assistant from Alexandria, Va., is the new Comic Book Idol. And he may need a new computer mouse after wearing his out.

“I just kept hitting ‘refresh,’ ‘refresh,’ ‘refresh,’” says Jon Reed, the Comic Book Idol 3 winner. He was eagerly watching as the votes were coming in, and with such a narrow margin of victory – an even 600 votes for Reed, while the runner-up, Charles Paul Wilson III, finished with an oh-so-close 581 votes – one can understand the nervousness he must have experienced. “It was stressful,” sighs Reed.

By winning CBI 3, the comic artist talent search contest hosted by http://www.comicbookresources.com, Reed gets an all-expense paid trip to the 2008 New York City Comicon, where Comic Book Idol host and comic book writer J Torres will help him network and meet industry leaders. Reed also gets assignments from IDW Publishing, Oni Press and Image Comics for winning the contest.

“I think that even previous contestants will agree that this was the most diverse and polished group of ten we’ve seen to date,” Torres said. “That made it for a tougher contest for those involved, and a better show for us fans to watch.”

Reed outlasted an incredible talent pool for CBI 3 that featured a global field, with contestants from England, Brazil and Canada. It was also a diverse field, with not only the accounting professional, who eventually won, but also a waiter and a security guard up against a batch of freelance artists. And the fans flocked to the competition – comicbookresources.com experienced a 500% increase in new traffic to its forum during the Comic Book Idol contest.

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November 17, 2007 Posted by | contest, international news | Leave a comment

GHG and WACOM’s Digital Coloring Contest Submission @ KOMIKON

Win a Wacom Bamboo Fun Tablet in two ways

Glass House Graphics, Studio Sakka and WACOM

presents

Digital Coloring Contest Submission @ KOMIKON

1. Bring and submit to us a one page pin up of your best digital colored work

2. or Bring a 1-2 page sequential comics, digitally colored, with or without lettering.

entries should be printed in a size of 11×17.
with label of your name, contact, email at the back of your entry.

bring it and submit it to us at the Glass House Graphics / Studio Sakka booth
at the 3rd KOMIKON, November 17, 2007. 10am-4pm in Bahay ng Alumni, U.P. Diliman

If you don’t have an artwork. You can download some pin up coloring sample in our website at http://www.glasshousegraphics.com/breakingin

artwork can be in any style. Western, Anime Manga, Manhwa, etc.

1 Winner for Digital Colored Pin up
and
1 Winner for Digital Colored Sequential Page

send your inquiries or questions to azrael@gmail.com / azrael@glasshousegraphics.com

November 14, 2007 Posted by | contest | Leave a comment