Komiks renaissance hails old and new
Written by Ofelia T. Sta. Maria
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The Komikon Summer Fiesta 2009 in UP Diliman last Saturday was a gathering of both lovers and creators of the craft. It proved that rumors of the "death" of komiks have been greatly exaggerated. At 9 am crowds were already starting to gather outside the venue, forming a long line which eventually filled the UP Bahay ng Alumni with costumes, comic book bargains, autograph signings, games, and of course, perpetual discussions of alternate worlds, parallel universes, and characters that you won't hear about every day.
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