Thursday, November 22, 2007

Komikon 2007 Reviews and Photos

What do people have to say about Komikon 2007? Read on and find out. Better yet, have a look at the pictures and videos and see for yourself. See you next year!

If you have a post about Komikon that you would like to share here, please email us at komikon[@] Thanks!

Komiks News Now Philippines: [link]
Mark Cerbo's multiply: [link]
~popazrael's multiply gallery: [link] [link] [link]
Marco Dimaano's blog: [link]
Budjette's multiply gallery: [link]
Viola's Multiply: [link]
~zeniram-anibru's multiply gallery: [link]
Gerry Alanguilan's blog: [link], [Review] ; [on Multiply] and video blog: [Videos] [link]
Edgar Tadeo's Blog: [link]
Cynthia Bauzon-Arre on Multiply: [Photos]
John Becaro's multiply account: [link]
Raykosen: [on DA] [on Multiply]
Ida's Blog: [Review]
Filipiniana blog: [Review]
Teddy Pavon on Blogspot: [Sketched Review]
Randy Valiente on Blogspot: [Review]
Lei's Photos on Multiply: [Set Up] [Sponsors] [On Stage] [People]
Ecai on Multiply: [Photos]
Rodel on Blogspot: [Review]
Pilar on LJ: [Review]
Eula on LJ: [Review]
Chris on Multiply: [Review]
Molly on Multiply: [Photos]
Nez on Multiply: [Review]
Mart on Multiply: [Photos]
Marco Dimaano on Blogspot: [Review]
Reihn on LJ: [Review]
Kebe on Multiply: [Photos]
Ellie on Multiply: [Review]
Something on [Review]
Lloyd on Multiply: [Photos]
Cleotie on Multiply: [Photos]
Eiji on Multiply: [Photos]
Tsokomani on Multiply: [Photos]
Joriben on Multiply: [Photos]
Mithlin on LJ: [Review]
Bordge on LJ: [Review]
BJ on Multiply: [Review]
Xinclair's Blog: [Review]
Gabriel on Multiply: [Review]
Gio Paredes on Blogspot: [Review]
Jayne on Multiply: [Photos]
Ian on Multiply: [Photos]
Poytee on Blogspot: [Review]
Andrew Drilon on LJ: [Review]
Budjette on Blogspot: [Review]
Ner P on Blogspot: [Photos]
Gilbert Monsanto: [Review]
Reno on Blogspot: [Review]
Sara on Multiply: [Photos]
Niumi on Multiply: [Photos]
Whirlwind man on Blogspot: [Review]
Sadame-X on LJ: [Review]
Aly on Multiply: [Photos]
Stiff on Multiply: [Photos]
LapisKoTo: [Photos]
Dianne on Multiply: [Review]
JM's Blog: [Review]
Alex on Multiply: [Photos]
Diwa on Multiply: [Photos]
Marco on Multiply: [Photos]
John on Multiply: [Photos]
Michelle on Multiply: [Photos]
Tabsie 'CJ' on Multiply: [link]
Myke: [link]

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Komikon 2007 Contest Winners

Congratulations to the following Contest Winners:

Comic Creation Contest: Alamat
winner: Ang Alamat ng Videoke by Mirida

Character Making Contest: Heroes ala Pinoy
winner: Alas by Moses Aaron Nathaniel P. Felizmenio

Make The Page Contest
winner: TBA

Comic Strip Making Contest: Hayup Fantaserye
1st: TBA

IAS Lead Slinger Contest
Leadslinger Challenge
Reygan Victor
Pat Aguasin
WINNER: Emmanuel Xerx Javier

Pixel Battle Royale:
Joel Chua
Christian Dior Barcelona
WINNER: Jerome Jacinto

Talecraft: Tell Your Tale Contest:
1st Place: Dexter Lira
2nd Place: Patrick Gainan
3rd Place: Joseph Paulos Claravall

Level UP! Games Artist Search winners [RF]
1st Place: Bellato Reborn Domination by Bellatress (Digital)
2nd Place: Bells R Cute by Milarka (Digital)
3rd Place: Sssh. by titovicandjoey (Traditional)
view artworks here -> [link]

Monday, November 19, 2007

A Heartfelt Thank You from Komikon 2007

In behalf of KOMIKON Committee, we would like to thank all who supported KOMIKON 2007!!!

Thanks to our co-presentors Groundbreakers,Inc, Interactive Art Services Manila, Inc. (IAS), Talecraft, and Level UP! Games.

Thanks to our sponsors: PSICOM, WikiPilipinas and, Mango Comics, Seven Seas, Point Zero Comics, Digital Art Chefs, Kommix Veterans, Glasshouse Graphics, Fullybooked, Comic Odyssey, CSCENTRL, Comic Quest.

Thanks to our Official Media Sponsor, Hero TV. Also to Rush TV and RPN 9 for covering the event. Watch out for Rush TV coverage on MONDAY, Nov. 19, 6pm on studio 23.

Thank you to our awesome guests, Gilbert Monsanto and Pol Medina.

Thanks to Alcala and Coching for sharing with us their great artworks in the exhibit area. Also to Mr. Hal Santiago for coming.

Thanks to all of the exhibitors.
Thank you and great work to all the indie groups in the indie tiangge!!!
Thanks to our food sponsors.
Thanks to our dear marshalls
Thanks to UP Bahay ng Alumni

and most of all, thank to all who attended and supported KOMIKON 2007!!!

This is proof that Filipino Comics is continuously growing. We look forward to greater things ahead for the Filipino Comics Industry!!!


Please share with us your photos, videos and articles about the komikon by sending us links or forwarding them to our email: komikon[@]

Friday, November 16, 2007

Komikon 2007 Partners

Komikon 2007 is organized by The Artists’ Den and Groundbreakers Inc. It would not have been possible without the help and support of the following:

Sponsors and Exhibitors:
Media Partners:
Food Sponsors:
  • Snow Cone
  • Ajisakki Jap foods
  • Takuyaki
  • El Bonito
  • Burger Station
  • Hero Great Bites
Special Guests:
Artwork Exhibits:
  • Alcala
  • Coching

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Komikon 2007 Program

10:00 AM Start program: IAS
10:30 AM Sponsor Time: Talecraft
11:20 AM Guest: Gilbert Monsanto Q&A
12:30 PM Videos / trivias / games
01:00 PM Sponsor Time: IAS
01:30 PM Videos / trivias / games
02:00 PM Sponsor Time: WikiFilipinas
02:30 PM Sponsor Time: Mango Comics / Classic artists
03:00 PM Guest: Pol Medina Q&A
04:00 PM Sponsor Time: Groundbreakers, Inc.
04:30 PM Sponsor Time: Level UP
05:00 PM Announcements of Contest Winners
05:30 PM Closing Program
06:00 PM End of KOMIKON 2007

10am - 12 noon On-the-Spot Comic Strip Making contest Registration
1:30pm - 2:30pm Comic strip making contest

  • Book signing will only be done on the designated time:a. 1:00pm – 2:30pmb. 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • There will be a designated area where people can line up.
  • Only 2 books are allowed per person.

Digital Coloring Contest Submission

Win a Wacom Bamboo Fun Tablet in two ways!

GlassHouseGraphics, Studio Sakka and WACOM presents Digital Coloring Contest Submission @ KOMIKON

  • Bring and submit to us a one page pin up of your best digital colored work or
  • Bring a 1-2 page sequential comics, digitally colored, with or without lettering.
  • Entries should be printed in a size of 11x17.with label of your name, contact, email at the back of your entry.
  • If you don't have an artwork. You can download some pin up coloring sample in our website at

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

  • Artwork can be in any style. Western, Anime Manga, Manhwa, Cartoon etc.

1 Winner for Digital Colored Pin up &

1 Winner for Digital Colored Sequential Page

For inquiries or questions send them to ~popazrael at azrael[at]gmail. com / azrael[at]

Glasshouse Graphics site:


David Campiti will be at the Komikon, and visit our booth for a portfolio review if you want to try out and break in with us to work for a US comic market. Bring your best portfolio and sample. pencils, inks, colors, pin ups and sequentials

For more info about the portfolio review email azrael[at]gmail. comor if you want to send your portfolio via email and receive an immediate response, just email it to david[at] before November 17.