Posted February 7, 2017 by Drew Bagay in Comics

EVENT: Komiket 2017 – The 3rd Filipino Komiks and Art Market

KITA-KITS SA KOMIKET: the 3rd Filipino Komiks and Art Market

Now on it’s 3rd year, the Filipino Komiks and Market will be having a two-day event—the February 25 (Saturday) Komiks & Art Market in Centris Elements QC, and the February 26 (Sunday) Artist Talk in Fully Booked BGC. Whether you’re a curious komiks newbie or an art market enthusiast, come and join two days of fun and support Filipino comics.


SATURDAY ART MARKET (February 25, 2017)

Get ready to discover a local comic book in the Komiket Art Market. Meet and greet over 300 artists, and get first dibs of the newest komiks, graphic novels, stickers, postcards, prints and original artworks up for grabs on February 25, Saturday, 9 AM-7 PM at Centris Elements QC.

The Komiket Inc. will also release its first book, KOMIKS CUM LAUDE, a student comic book anthology featuring ten of the top student creators today: Mich Cervantes, Juan Carlos Panlilio, Aljon Perdon & Jose Victor Perey (CSB), Danielle Riña, Gia Duran, Danielle Dy-Liacco and Japhet Marquez (UP Diliman); Richard Mercado, Kevin Samala & Ianthe Pimentel (ADMU); Diklap Aytin (Ateneo Junior High School); and Tori Tadiar, Jess Santiago & Jez Nabong (Komiket’s Comic Book Creator’s Workshops).


SUNDAY ARTIST TALK (February 26, 2017)

Listen and learn from superstar comics creators like Arnold Arre, Manix Abrera, Carlo Vergara, Eugene Madayag (Libreng Komiks) as they talk back with readers at the Komiket Artist Talks on February 26, Sunday, 1 PM – 9 PM at Fully Booked BGC (U-View). Only limited seats are available for the talks, and tickets will be sold at the venue.

The winners of the Komiket Awards will also be announced. The Best Komiks, Best Komiks Writer, Best Komiks Artist and Best Student Komiks will win komikstarter prizes—a P5,000 reimbursable fund to help kickstart their next komiks.


The KOMIKET aims to help cultivate, promote and nurture local creators who’d like to share their work to more readers. So if you want to show your support, kita-kits sa Komiket, the 3rd Filipino Komiks and Art Market! Like KOMIKET on Facebook for more details.

Drew Bagay

Drew is a lover of comic books, movies, and all things pop culture. He enjoys crime/thriller/noir fiction, playing the guitar, and taking long walks. He also doesn't like talking in third person.