This year’s Summer Komikon de Avance has come and gone, leaving komiks lovers in financial ruin that they will fail to notice until they’ve finished reading the last of their haul. Here are a few pictures from the event, as well as links to others who captured the event on… well I can’t really say film anymore nowadays can I? Sadly, “captured the event on bytes” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
First up, here are a few of my favorites from the Cover Recreation Contest:
Fans waiting for a chance to have their copies of the Renaissance charity art book signed:
The Laban! komik, held up by a good friend of mine, Genie, who also happens to be the cousin of the creator.”
A picture of me with the very talented macoy, creator of Ang Maskot and Taal Volcano monster vs. Evil Space Paru-Paro. He’s also set up a new forum for indie komiks creators and fans called Indie Komplex. I’ve already seen creators like Gerry Alanguilan (Elmer, Wasted), Hazel Manzano (Callwork), Josel Nicolas (Roleplay) and the Atomic Underground crew post on the forums:
Here are a few more shots of the venue, and the various artist/publisher tables:
Finally, here are links to other photo blog-posts from fans and creators who braved the prospect of stifling heat (it wasn’t that bad actaully) to attend this summer’s Komikon: