Friday, May 18, 2012

Summer Komikon 2012 sizzles this May 26

Summer is not complete without Summer Komikon 2012, the hottest and yet coolest Filipino comics convention in the country. Come join us on May 26, 2012 from 10am to 7pm at the Bayanihan Center, Pioneer St. Pasig City for this must-attend komiks event. As it is 2012, this year's theme is “Wakasan,” which is a challenge against the end of the dying or dead comics industry. It's time for everyone to pitch in and breathe life to proudly made Filipino comics. This fourth consecutive Summer Komikon is a spin-off from the longer running Annual Philippine Komiks Convention (Komikon) held every last quarter of the year since 2005.

For a Php 100 entrance fee, fill all of your comics cravings. Meet your favorite comic artists, grab the latest comic books, and challenge your art skills. Listen to the panel with our three special guests: Heubert Khan Michael of Unstoppable, Elmer Damaso of Cat’s Trail and Freely Abrigo of Kulas. Find out who will triumph in our Comic Creation Contest, Cover Recreation Contest and the Flipreads-Komikon-24-hr-Komixathon as the winners will be awarded on stage.

Save up for the latest releases and comic book launches of Kikomachine 8 by Manix Abrera, Zsazsa Zaturnnah sa Kalakhang Maynila by Carlo Vergara, Abakada by Lyndon Gregorio, Angel Crush by Studio Studio, Lam-ang Experiment by CREAM and Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles by the same movie to be released in October by Reality Entertainment. And get ready for a whole lot of surprises, both from local AND international celebrities!

Make sure to drop by each of the following exhibitor booths from our independent comics tiange creators, to individuals and group artists, to comic stores and merchandise sellers:, Visprint, Alamat Publishing, Fhate Comix & Ice Cream Indie, Bini Boshi, CS Centrl, ElectroMagneticTentacle (EMT), Suncross (Comixhub), CoRe Studios, Polyhedron Comics, Sputnik Fantastik, Komikasi, AKDA, Sacred Mountain Publishing (SMP), Pilak, Makasining, Atelier Sekka, Cubie 'n Bouncy, Derwent (Artline - Times Trading Inc), Point Zero Comics, Glasshouse Graphics (GHG), Exoro Choice, NeverHeard Comics, Groundbreakers Inc., Studio Kaiba, Pinoy Jokes + Manga Art, Richard Cadiz, Studio Studio, Komikero Publishing, Gabriel Atienza, DA Meat, Happy Lockjaw, Philippine International Cartoons, Comics and Animation (PICCA), and Gunship Revolution. Grab our Summer Komikon Tabloid: The First Edition at the entrance so you will not miss out on anything.

Summer Komikon 2012 is presented to you by Komikon, Inc., in partnership with National Bookstore. It is also brought to you by Reality Entertainment, Agostodos Pictures, Mothership, Postmanila and Lampara Publishing House. Special thanks to Creative Media and Film Society of the Philippines (CREAM), De La Salle - College of St. Benilde, Psicom Publishing and Comic Odyssey and to our Media

Partners: and Manila Bulletin.

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

Support the Filipino Komiks industry. See you there!

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