Monday, October 09, 2006

4th Annual Manila Comics Creation Seminar on 10/14-15

Calling all comics readers and enthusiast! Do you want to learn how to draw, color, edit and write like your favorite comics creator? Then grab this opportunity to become a comics creator yourself. Join the 4th Annual Manila Comics Creation Seminar and learn from the best local and international comic artists of Glass House Graphics like David Campiti, Jeffrey Huet, Jonathan Lau, Carlo Pagulayan, Stephen Segovia, Harvey Tolibao, Wilson Tortosa, Tina Francisco, Jinky Coronado and others.

Many young Filipinos have tried creating their own comics yet some of them have very few readers. In this seminar, speakers will teach you not only how to draw the right way but also how to market your comics creations. Turn your comics from ordinary to marvelously extra-ordinary.

The Manila Comics Creation Seminar has been running even before comic-based movies and television shows became popular again. For three years, they've helped young comics creators further their knowledge and skills. This two-day seminar includes modules in anatomy, layout and story telling, perspective, manga styles, coloring, inking, penciling, and selling your comics to editors and publishers. History of comics and the do’s and donts in this field plus many other topics will also be discussed.

The seminar will also have a forum discussion with guest artists who will share their experiences and give inspirational lectures for the young and upcoming comics creators. There will be comic booth selling of new and back issue copies of favorite popular titles, sponsors’ booth exhibiting their comic related items, live modeling and drawing activity, raffle draws, comics-based film showings like Stan Lee’s Who wants to be a Super Hero, comic art sharing and many other exciting activities for the two-day seminar.

The comics seminar will give recognition to the talents and artistry of two known comics creators who gave a significant contribution to the international comics industry. Nick Manabat and Alfredo Alcala Legacy Art Exhibit will stand at the event for two days.

Mr. David Campiti , international writer (Superman, Jade Warriors, Angel Heat, Exposure, etc . ), editor, publisher and global talent agent, will spearhead the instructional art convention and will conduct a one-on-one portfolio review, and talent search. Campiti will choose lucky participants to join in their international team of professional comics artists. Glasshouse Graphics Inc., represents an impressive pool of talents of over 100 worldwide, led by Brazilian artists Mike Deodato ( penciler of Spider-Man, Batman, Wonder Woman etc., ) and Luke Ross ( penciler of Uncanny X-Men, Lost in Space, etc .); and Filipino artists in the name of Wilson Tortosa ( penciler of Battle of the Planets, Tomb Raider, etc. ), Carlo Pagulayan ( penciler of Elektra, Emma Frost, Hulk, Fantastic Four etc .) and a many more artists known for their exceptional talents in the field of Arts and Comic Book illustration.

The 4th Annual Manila Comics Creation Seminar 2006 is Co-Presented by PSICOM Publishing, DC for Kids, DC Superheroes. It is sponsored by Neo Comics Fables and Epics, Enchanted Kingdom, Tales from the Enchanted Kingdom comics, Buy and Sell, Collectibles Unlimited, Comic Alley, Vtoyz Hobbyshop, FEU MatSoc, Green Teazz. Print and Media Partners are HERO TV, URGE Magazine, Fudge Magazine. Online Partners include,, WeAreAnime, and

The 4th Annual Manila Comics Creation Seminar is set on October 14-15, 2006, 10AM-8PM at 5th Floor, Bldg. B, SM Megamall Megatrade Hall, Conference Center Function Room B. The seminar fee for two days is priced at Php 1,000 inclusive of meals, drawing materials, raffle giveaways, and a one on one portfolio review with the comic artists. For reservations and ticket purchase, contact Azrael Coladilla at 0927-5340309, email or call our office at 365-2974 and look for Michelle Calanog. You can also buy your ticket in advance in Comic Alley Megamall Lower ground, Bldg B. and Vtoyz Hobbyshop, #80 Blue Lane, 3rd floor Shoppesville, Greenhills.

More information can be found at the event website

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