July 18, 2010

MMCS 1st Annivesary Comics Forum @ TOA

Comics artists at the reception

First session: MMCS' annual report

Panel 01: The future of Malaysia comics industry
Speakers(l-r): Chai Tian Fatt, James Lu and Eddie See

Panel 02: How to break into comics industry?
Speakers(l-r): Nerv, Tan Kheng Seng & Redcode

Panel 03: Submission guidelines and censorship
Speakers(l-r): Ivan Gun, Lefty & Chin Sau Lim

The crowd during panel 03.

Panel 04: Acquired skills of a professional comics artist
Speakers(l-r): Jon Dep, Aliow, Totoro & Michael Chuah

After panel chat

Gilamon and TOA's Leo.

That's a wrap!

July 5, 2010

Liquid City vol 2 Now Available For Pre-Order

On the way to a comic shop

Image Comics to release second volume of critically acclaimed LIQUID CITY anthology in September.

Lefty's story entitled "The Way Back" is lucky enough to be included in the anthology among the works of great Southeast Asian creators. LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2 has Lat's vignette of a soccer game in Malaysia, Ivan Song's poignant near-future tale of childhood memories, Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thahn Phong's account of his adventures in South Korea and more.

If you visit comic shop regularly or there is one that you know, you could make a pre-order from it. The pre-order code is JUL10 0414 from Diamond Previews July. You could also pre-order it from Kinokuniya with the same method. Thank you for your support.

LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2 is edited by Sonny Liew and Lim Cheng Tju.

LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2, a 312-page full-color trade paperback from Image Comics, will be on sale for $29.99 on September 29, 2010.

July 4, 2010

Media Coverages

Gilamon's recent activities are covered by Gempak and Comic King. Our talk at Galeri Patronas is featured in Memo Klik article of Gempak #254 (15 Jun 2010) and The launch of our new T-shirt "Kaktus: I Heart Handy Craft", which was created in conjunction with Pipit's Wonderful Market 4, was reported in Comic King #121 (Jun 2010).

Thanks to the editorial of Gempak and Comic King for their continuous effort to feature local artists in their magazine.