Schedule of Komiks Events 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Zines Invade the South with Munzinelupa

According to Wikipedia, a zine is 
A zine (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is most commonly a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier. Usually zines are the product of a single person, or of a very small group.
 In the Philippines, zines are not a new thing. They have been around for some time now, made available in art fairs, pop-up shops, cafes, comic cons, music festivals, and many other related events.

This year, one of the biggest zine events will be happening in Muntinlupa. Dubbed as Munzinelupa, you can read a wide variety of zines while you chill out to music performances, watch indie films, or even join a workshop.

Grab artworks and other merchandise by the following artists: 
  • Asshulz
  • Momcrew
  • Magpies
  • rtmoratin (Richard Moratin)
  • Jasminelutero / art
  • Komiks Sundays
  • Josel Nicolas
  • Makô
  • The Cabinet
  • Xeus Dela Cruz Foja
  • Zeempleng Tao
  • UP Film Circle
  • Wombatrai
  • Haliya Publishing
  • Electromilk
  • Czar Kristoff
  • Studio Soup Zine Library
  • Alex Certeza
  • Jed Gregorio
  • Loser Mangaka
  • Zop Ad Hoc Collective
  • Blanche Llanes
  • Rare Drama Aisle

Munzinelupa will be held at the Picked Cafe and Gallery on January 27, 2018 from 1PM to 7PM. Entrance is free.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

BOOK LAUNCH: Dead Balagtas Tomo 1: Mga Sayaw ng Dagat at Lupa by Emiliana Kampilan

This weekend will mark the official book launch "Dead Balagtas Tomo 1: Mga Sayaw ng Dagat at Lupa" by Emiliana Kampilan. 

Starting as a Facebook webcomic in 2013, Dead Balagtas was known for its witty and satirical take on the notable events and personalities in Philippine history. In 2017, Emiliana launched the story "Mga Sayaw ng Dagat at Lupa" in the official Facebook page where she narrated the geological origins of the Philippine islands through a series of short stories. It was made available for pre-order last November during Komikon 2017, and was released by Anino Comics in December the same year. Those who pre-ordered a copy were able to get (1) exclusive limited edition Dead Balagtas sticker and (1) pocket calendar together with their book.

Aside from the book launch, there will be a premiere signing for "Ang Hari ng Komyut" and "Sandali".

"Hari ng Komyut" by Lizette Daluz is a collection of six-panel comics about a model commuter and his adventures during his travels while the collaboration work of Mikey Jimenez & Mikey Marchan, "Sandali", is a compilation of slice-of-life stories in Manila. Both books were first released during Komikon 2017.

These books as well as the other titles of Anino Comics are available to purchase online through the Adarna House Publishing Online Store

Book launch will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2pm in the 3rd floor of Fully Booked, BGC, Taguig.


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Monday, January 15, 2018

Artists Lineup for the 2018 Manila Hobbies and Collectibles Convention

Several komiks artists will be participating in this year's Manila Hobbies and Collectibles Convention happening on January 20 - 21, 2018 at the Megatrade Hall 3 of SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.

Among the guest artists are Freely Abrigo (Kulas), Andrew Villar (Ambush) and Gio Custodio (Loser Mangaka). Other artists in the Artist Alley are Patty Arroyo, Lowe Beltran, Jeff Benitez, Ron Escultura, Ruben Nacion, JC Panlilio and Amos Villar.

Now on it's third year, the Manila Hobbies & Collectibles Convention will showcase 58 exhibitors of toys and collectibles from all over the metro. Among this year's line up of activities will be the Collectors display, Exhibit of Life-Sized Statues, toy auctions, Gundam Caravan, Artist Alley and more. 

Ticket prices remain at Php 100.

For more updates and information about this event, visit the official event page or the organizer's page, Hobby at Worx


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