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Awards Season: National Book Awards and Komikon Readers' Choice

Massive congratulations to Budjette Tan and Borg Sinaban for winning the Best Book of Graphic Literature in Filipino (Borg, for PilandoKomiks Isyu 2: Mga Pagsubok ng Karagatan) and Best Book of Graphic Literature in English (Budjette, writer for the Dark Colony Book I). Studio Salimbal, represent!

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(Budjette is also a part of Manila Noir, winner of the Best Anthology in English. We eagerly await the day when Budjette wins all the awards, and they officially change the name to the National Budj Awards.)

It's also Komikon season, and
the 4th Komikon Readers' Choice Awards are now open! We're happy to announce that Salimbal members bagged nine nomintions in total for projects they're involved in:

BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL:
* Trese: Book of Murders (written by Budjette Tan)

BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL (GRASSROOTS)
* The Quarterly Bathroom Companion Comics Compendium (Mervin Malonzo is one of the contributors)
BEST SERIALIZED COMIC BOOK
* Pilandokomiks (Borg Sinaban)

BEST SERIALIZED COMIC BOOK (Grassroots)
* The Quarterly Bathroom Companion Comics Compendium (Mervin Malonzo is one of the contributors)
BEST COMIC CREATOR
* Budjette Tan (as part of the Dark Colony creative team)

BEST CARTOONIST
* Elbert Or

BEST COVER
* Mythspace: Lift Off #1 by Koi Carreon

* The Quarterly Bathroom Companion Comics Compendium (Mervin Malonzo did the cover)

BEST WEBCOMIC
Homeycomb: A Married Life (co-created by Elbert Or)

Head to the voting site now to view all the nominees, and vote for the most deserving!

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014