MANILA – The biggest komiks event of the year is set to take place this weekend.
The 13th Philippine Komiks Convention or Komikon will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound in Pasig City.
Get up close and personal with online comics icon Ivyree Rosario of Little Things PH, socio-political comics creator Emiliana Kampilan of Dead Balagtas, and international comic artist Jethro Morales of Green Hornet, Vampirella, Dejah Thoris, and more.
There will also be a group spotlight throwback with the creators of Exodus Comics – Gilbert Monsanto, Roy Allan Martinez, and Jim and Jay Martinez at the MK Tan Hall Auditorium.
Visitors can grab a copy of new comic book titles to be launched at Komikon 2017 such as “Kikomachine XIII” by Manix Abrera, “Bakokak” by Gerry Alanguilan and Kevin Ray Valentino, “Doorkeeper: A Graphic Novel” by Scott and Ethan Chua, “Hari ng Komyut” and “Sandali” by Anino Comics, and many more.
They can also commission sketches and drawings from their favorite Filipino comics creators such as Mico Suayan, Ed Tadeo, Ryan Pasibe, Eman Casallos, Miguel Mercado, Roy Allan Martinez, Jomar Bulda, Geebo Vigonte, and Elmer Damaso.
On top of these, panel talks will be held by komiks artists, with topics ranging from building one’s portfolio to writing stories.
One-day tickets cost P100 per person. For more details, visit Komikon 2017 on Facebook and Twitter.