Thursday, April 28, 2011

The Shrinking Dollar

Ang baba na ng U.S. dollar ngayon. As of this writing 1 U.S. dollar = 43.15 Philippine Pesos. Medyo nag stabilized na ang palitan sa halagang ito. Parang mahihirapan nang makabangon ang America dito. Medyo apektado ako dito dahil pati ang publisher ko sa America ay hinto daw muna kami sa pag publish ng Kalayaan comics ko dahil daw sa econimic crisis sa America. Pero once na gumanda raw ito ay ipagpapatuloy pa rin ang printing ng Kalayaan series.

I never thought the day that I would see an economy so weakened. But I guess that what life is, sometimes your up, and sometimes your down. Weather weather lang talaga.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Thanks Komikon

Because of over fatigue, I forgot to bring a decent camera. Thanks to my facebook friends for providing these pictures for me. :-)

Very obvious na puyat ako sa mga pictures na ito. Dahilan po yan ng last minute production ng Bayan Knights: Indie Xclusive Powerhouse Division. Erico Calimlim did most of the work such as Pencil,Inks and Lettering. I only did the photocopying and stapling the comics, which took me up to 2AM in the morning just before the Komikon.

His name is Odracir Nebriaga. He is probably one of the youngest avid reader of Kalayaan. He asked me during the Komikon event on when is issue #12 of Kalayaan going to be released. I told him "Preferably this coming June or July. Meron ka na bang issue #11?". He answered "Opo, meron na po. Kumpleto ko na po ang issue #1 to 11". I was very surprised. It only meant that he went to Comic Odyssey or Sputnik to purchase issue 11 since this was my firs time to sell issue #11 on an event.

It is sure is nice to see these kind of people that supports the thing you do. It brings joy to a creator like me. It is like a fuel to get us going. And that is what Komikon is all about. It is for the comics readers that continues to support us. Komikon would not be possible if it's not for the consumers that continues to support our products.

See you again next time... Maraming salamat po. :-)

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ready for Summer Komikon 2011

I just finished packing my inventory of comics that I will be selling on this Saturday event (Summer Komikon 2011). I will be selling my latest issue of Kalayaan, which is Kalayaan #11. And just like the other previous event that I attended, I will also be selling back issue of my comics (issues #1 to #10) for only P60 each. It is a little discount that I give for every event that I attend, since most of the back issues are priced at P65.

I also found some extra issues of Bayan Knights #1,2 and 3 (only two copies each) laying around my box of comics. If there are still room in my bag, I will try to bring it and sell these extra copies that I have. If you look closely on the cover of Bayan Knights #1. You will see that this has the white background. It indicates that it came from the first printing (the second printing has a black background), which is actually very rare now a days. So this is a rare copy that I will try to sell at Komikon. That is if I can still lift my bag. :-)

If you still do not know the way to the event, here is the map to the Bayanihan Center.

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And just in case that your still a little bit confuse on the way, my good old friend Gener Pedrina also created another map from Google Map (how very kind of him).

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Remember the date.... April 16,2011 - Saturday - 10am to 6pm - Bayanihan Center, Pasig City.

See you all at Komikon....

Monday, April 11, 2011

Crunch Time

It's crunch time for this coming Summer Komikon this Saturday. Santy Panes, one of my fellow Bayan Knights created this video teaser for our Powerhouse Division Indie Xclusive.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

BK Powerhouse Indie Xclusive

This Summer Komikon sees the release of individual books that tie loose ends from the first Bayan Knights story arc.

In this chapter, the Bayan Knights' heavy-hitters, The Powerhouse Division (PHD), are up against one of its greatest challenges: Gaining Public Trust. But will they earn the acceptance of a populace that fears and envies them while dealing with a cosmic crisis?

Bayan Knights: IndieXclusive featuring "The Powerhouse Division" on sale at the Summer Komikon April 16, 2011!!!

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Summer Komikon

I will be on Indie Tiange Table 2. Sharing the table with Gerilya Komiks and Tomokii. Here is the complete list of Indie Komiks Paticipants.

And another thing that I really looking forward to on this event is the Filipino made animation from the Animation council of the Philippines. I hope that they notice my comics and made a Kalayaan Animation. :-)