Posted February 21, 2011 by Norby Ela in Events

SUMMER KOMIKON 2011 UPDATE: Comic Creation Contest

This year’s theme is: EPIC ADAPTATION
Create a comic based on any FILIPINO EPIC STORY. (Ibalong, Lam-ang, Aliguyon, etc…[link])

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

- Submit 3 copies of your entry via air mail to

KOMIKON, INC c/o Lyndon Gregorio
8 Esteban Street, Brgy. Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City 1550
*send us an email at komikon.contests[@]gmail.com to confirm if we have received it

Drop-off points at: Comic Odyssey
•Robinson’s Place, Level 3 Ermita,Manila
•Robinson’s Galleria, Level 3 Expansion Mall,Edsa cor. Ortigas

- Deadline of submissions will be on APRIL 1, 2011. Entries submitted beyond APRIL 1 shall not be accepted.
– Winners shall be announced on the event itself on April 16 and shall be notified via e-mail or phone.
– The judge’s decision is final.

Entries should be in the form of a comic book with the following specs:
– Make a summary of the chosen epic.
– 8.5 X 6.5 (long bond paper, folded, and stapled twice in the middle)
– 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.
– Stories must be 4 to 12 pages long (excluding cover)
– Please note that entries are non-returnable. Entries should be reproductions only. (originals will not be returned)
– Colored and/or black and white entries are accepted.
– 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.
– 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.

3rd Summer Komikon 2011
Location: Bayanihan Center (see map here [link])
Time: 10:00AM Saturday, April 16th

FOR INTERESTED EXHIBITORS please visit this link [link]

Norby Ela

Now residing in San Diego, CA, I strive to work in art and further grow FlipGeeks around the world.