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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sights & Highlights: Aklatan 2013!

09.08.2013 – It’s the first ever All-Filipino publication event that features writers, poets, and even graphic artists of the comic book medium.

There were book launches, panel discussions, seminars and special guests organized by Visprint Inc.

There are also participating publishers Milflores, UST Publishing House, DLSU Publishing House, Adarna, Flipside Publishing, UP Press, The UP Institute of Creative Writing, and many more surprises revealed during the event.

Not to mention the creators of Trese, Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo was auctioned… Yes you read it right.

Komikon Inc. was also present as well as regular self-publishers like Michael David (Kubori Kikkiam), AJ Bernardo and Noel Pascual creators of Crime-Fighting Call Center Agents having copies of their well-loved comics being sold on the table.

Bow Guerrero and JP Tapia was also present signing copies of The Dark Colony Book I : Mikey Recio & the Secret of the Demon Dungeon beside Budjette Tan along with Hank Sparrow and Kajo who launched the latest Trese book, Stories from the Diabolical. Of course who would not want to miss Mannix Abrera which always never seems to ran out of people lining up for him to sign his books.

If you missed yesterday’s firs ever Aklatan : The First All-Filipino Book Festival check out the images taken from the event…

Aklatan : The First All-Filipino Book Festival is a one day event held at the Alpha Tents 6/F, Alphaland Southgate, EDSA cor. Chino Roces Avenue (right beside the MRT-Magallanes Station), Makati City.

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