I received some nominations for this year’s Komikon Awards! From the email from the organizing committee:
CONGRATULATIONS!!! You and your works are nominated in the upcoming KOMIKON AWARDS 2009.
Nominations were held last July 01 – 15, 2009. You were nominated for the following categories:
For Best Graphic Novel / Anthology:
Elmer by Gerry Alanguilan (http://gerry.alanguilan.com/archives/878)
For Best Comic Series:
TIMAWA by Gerry Alanguilan, Buzz Magazine (http://gerry.alanguilan.com/archives/200)
For Best Comic Creator/s:
Gerry Alanguilan (Elmer, Timawa) (http://www.alanguilan.com/komikero/)
For Komiks Character of the Year:
Elmer of ELMER by Gerry Alanguilan (http://www.alanguilan.com/sanpablo/elmer/)
For Comics Aid Award:
Komikero.com is a website created by the comic artist Gerry Alanguilan. It hosts video blogs, articles on comics and includes The Philippine Comics Art Museum, an online museum featuring Filipino vintage comics and articles on veteran comic artists.
For Grassroot Award:
Komikero Komiks 1 edited by Gerry Alanguilan and Jonas Diego
Voting period will be from August 10 – September 20, 2009. The official list of nominees and voting procedures will be announced anytime next week. Visit http://komikon.deviantart.com or http://komikon.blogspot.com for updates. Winners will be announced at the 5th Phiippine Annual Komiks Convention (KOMIKON) in October.
Awesome! I wish I could say it’s an honor just to be nominated (it is), but man, If I win just one I’d be happy. Thanks for nominating me!
Here’s a few installments of Timawa for those who haven’t seen it all that much. I’ll be posting the cover to the ELMER compilation book soon!