MANILA, Philippines – Good news comic and toy lovers: The Asia Pop Comic Con 2015 will be held in Manila this year, and it looks like the event is going to be a star-studded affair.
Game of Thrones’ Jason Momoa and America’s Next Top Model’s Allison Harvard will be a the event to judge the Cosplay Authority Global Challenge (The CAGE).
The CAGE is an international cosplay competition to find the next global cosplay star. The winner will win a cash prize and move on to compete at the next stage of the contest at APCC Abu Dhabi.
Of course, a comic con isn’t complete without comic book writers and artists, and APCC has both international and local artists lined up. Among them are Marvel’s David Mack and David Yardin, who worked on Daredevil and the promotional artwork for Guardians of the Galaxy, respectively.
Filipinos Carlo Pagulayan, Leinil Yu, and Stephen Segovia will also be in attendance, among other artists. Check out some of their work below:
Ms. Maximoff... A photo posted by azorel (@azorel) on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:49pm PDT
CivilWar issue 2 cover scan. pic.twitter.com/EEKSH2wQld — Leinil Yu (@leinilyu) August 6, 2015
haHaHaha! #joker #jokesonyou #dccomics A photo posted by Stephen Jorge Segovia (@stephensegovia) on Jul 14, 2015 at 1:18am PDT
Those of you who plan on heading to the convention for the toys won’t be disappointed – LEGO is one of the exhibitors at the event, while the co-founder and creative director of Tokidoki, Simone Legno, will be speaking.
APCC Manila 2015 will be held in the World Trade Center Metro Manila from September 17 to 20.
Will you be heading to APCC Manila 2015 this September? Tell us in the comments below! – Rappler.com