Tuesday, September 04, 2007

KOMIKON 2007: Comic Creation Contest

Comic Creation Contest Guidelines

:bulletred: Contest is open to all comic book artists except for professionals with published works sold in bookstores.
:bulletred:Contestants/ groups are limited to only one entry.
:bulletred: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.
:bulletred:Entries should adhere to the given theme. Entries deviating from the theme shall be automatically disqualified.

This year’s theme is :

Makabagong alamat ng kung ano anong bagay na hindi pa nagagawan ng kwento.

We have heard endless of such tales when we were kids, Legend of the Pineapple, Legend of the Rainbow, Legend of this, Legend of that etcetera. What we want from you guys is a legend that we have never heard of before.

:bulletgreen:Submit 3 copies of your entry to

c/o Jon Zamar
132 a Narra Street,
Project 3, Quezon City 1102

:bulletred:Deadline of submissions will be on October 30. Entries submitted beyond October 30 shall not be accepted.
:bulletred:Winners shall be announced on the event itself on November 17 and shall be notified via e-mail or phone.
:bulletred:The judge’s decision is final.

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

:bulletpurple:8.5 X 6.5 (long bond paper, folded, and stapled twice in the middle)
:bulletpurple: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.
:bulletpurple:Stories must be 4 to 12 pages long (excluding cover)
:bulletpurple:Please note that entries are non-returnable. Entries should be reproductions only. (originals will not be returned)
:bulletpurple:Colored and/or black and white entries are accepted.
:bulletpurple:There are no restrictions as to the genre or art style that can be used as long as the comic book follows the given theme.
:bulletpurple: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.

Criteria for Judging:

:bulletblue:40% Visual narrative: Knowledge and application of the visual language of comics.
:bulletblue:30% Story: Concept and integration of the given theme in a cohesive and entertaining tale.
:bulletblue:20% Presentation: Expertise in comic book production. This includes legibility, quality of reproduction, and overall tech savvy.
:bulletblue:10% Overall impact: This refers to how all of the elements unite to form a solid comic book.


Anonymous said...

ano po ba ung theme? kelangan ba e strictly ay legend of something tlaga? or can it be a sort of our own mythology?

ziaroneyiski said...

kung magaling lang sana ako mag-drawing...


Komikon Committee said...


The rules clearly states:

This year’s theme is :

Makabagong alamat ng kung ano anong bagay na hindi pa nagagawan ng kwento.

It really has to be an original story of your own. Unique and never heard of.

Kaya niyo yan! Do your best.

Anonymous said...

ung "kung ano anong bagay" po na tinutukoy, bagay na object, as in papel, pinya, deodorant, etc...o pwede ung...kunyari "pano natuto magbasa ang tao"...ung mga ganun...??????

Anonymous said...

may tanong po sana ako... pwde ho ba d2 yung mga edited photos na pwde gawing komiks? ksi po yun po yung forte ko... kung pwde lang po ba yun... salamat po

Anonymous said...

anonymous 1:
"kung ano-ano bagay"- object or animal, event...kahit ano...

anonymous 2:
pwede photo manipulations.