Comic artists and toy designers coming to APCC Manila 2015

asia pop comicon bannerThe organizers of AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015 will bringing more creative talents particularly comic artists and toy designers to the biggest pop-culture event in the country this September.

Among that are coming are Marvel’s comic book writers and artists David Mack and David Yardin, who worked on the Daredevil and the promotional artwork for Avengers: Age of Ultron, respectively. 

Local artists Carlo Pagulayan, Leinil Yu, Mark Torres, Mico Suayan and Stephen Segovia will be spearheading the Filipino contingent while Callous Comics’ Jose San Juan, Merkymerx’s Miguel Angelo Mercado and free lance artists Aaron Felizmenio and Vincent Trinidad are participants of the Artist Alley.

America’s Next Top Model’s Allison Harvard will set to be the judge along side with famous cosplayer Alodia Gosiengfiao to Cosplay Authority Global Challenge (The CAGE). The CAGE is a first-of-its-kind cosplay competition to find the next global Cosplay star. The champion will receive USD$10,000 cash along with the opportunity to compete in the next edition of The CAGE at APCC Abu Dhabi.

APCC has also announced its first official roster of local and international toys and comics exhibitors for the event such Bankee Trading Inc, Comicave Studios, Filbar, Garena, LEGO, National Bookstore, Perry In Disguise, Swatch, Synergy88 and TeeTurtle

Simone Legno, co-founder and creative director of Tokidoki, designer J’Ryum, Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc (ADI) studio founders  Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr are set to speak in a panel discussion.

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2015 will be held on September 17 to 20 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. animeph project is one of the online media partners of the event.