Everything That Happened In AsiaPOP Comicon 2018



From Marvel and DC universe superheroes to your favorite comic artist and celebrities, here’s everything that went down on last week’s AsiaPOP Comic Convention 2018.

The 3-day event was joined by different fandoms such as Marvel, DC, Netflix, and everything anime!

AsiaPop Comicon 2018 Highlights

JULY 27: Exhibits, meet and greets, cosplay and more!

All your Riverdale dreams will come true here! On the first day, a variety of fans are spotted at the event. Likewise, Netflix TV shows series, “Riverdale” featured exhibits that included “Josie and the Pussycats” which was rumored to have a show early last year. Other booths also promoted “Iron Fist” due to its upcoming season this September.

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Thursday, 26 July 2018

Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Thursday, 26 July 2018

Moreover, an exhibitors area was also launched for Marvel, DC, anime and other comic fans that joined the convention. Some of the collectibles that are found are comics, books, toys, and collections. How cool is that?

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Thursday, 26 July 2018

Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Thursday, 26 July 2018

Consequently, everyone’s favorite Jollibee Funko Pops were also sold and caused lengthy queues.

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A Jollibee autograph signing was also held in the convention! Cute, right?

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Friday, 27 July 2018

Furthermore, Canadian Actor Osric Chau, best known as Kevin Tran in TV series Supernatural, gave his fans a taste of heaven after his meet and greet in AsiaPop Comicon.

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Thursday, 26 July 2018

Don’t’ go yet because the fun just started! Here are some of the remarkable Cosplayers from day 1 of the convention.

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Friday, 27 July 2018

Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Friday, 27 July 2018

July 28:  Autograph, Meet and Greet, Photograph Sessions, Events, and Showcases.

One of the highlights of second day is the Hall N featuring Finn Jones and show runner and writer of Iron Fist Raven Metzner.

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Second is the meet and greet with the cast of Marvel’s Luke Cage, Mike Colter, and Mustafa Shakir.

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Similar to day 1 of the convention, fandoms are once again spotted, but this time, in bigger numbers. International actors such as Tye Sheridan and Game of Thrones star, Finn Jones, gave their fans a sweet treat with their meet and greet.

Happening now at the #APCCPH2018: Tye Sheridan readily answers questions from the press! You better prepare your list too for later's intimate meet & greet at 5:30PM 👍 #AsiaPOPComicon

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Friday, 27 July 2018

In addition, local stars such as David Guison, Mari Jasmine, and Donny Pangilinan gave their fans tips and tricks on how to make your career boom online.

Wanna know how you can make it on the cybersphere? Join David Guison, Mari Jasmine, and Donny Pangilinan as they share…

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Besides that, International artists such as Simone Legno, Michelle Valigura, and Amanda Visell shared their inspirations and aspirations for how they create beautiful and stunning artworks.

Now we have Simone Legno, Michelle Valigura, and Amanda Visell on the Main Stage (F4) to share how they draw inspiration for great work! Come through! #APCCPH2018 #AsiaPOPComicon

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And the fun doesn’t stop there! Professional Cosplayers such as Vera Chimera, Yugana Senshi Uon, Leon Chiro and Canvas Cosplay joined the convention as well. Cosplayers gave their beloved fans words of guidance and inspirations to how they should believe in themselves.

Find out who will reign champion of The CAGE Open Category tomorrow night! Who's your bet? 😁 #APCCPH2018 #AsiaPOPComicon

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Big THANKS to all the participants of The CAGE competition this year!!! Well deserved wins go to the following:Grand…

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Saturday, 28 July 2018

Oh, and did we mention that there are childhood voice actors in there too? Listen to the Doraemon, Goku and Master Pogi voice actors here:

Do these voices ring a bell to you? 😜 Meet the people behind voices of our childhood in a few! Hurry now to the Main Stage! 👍 #APCCPH2018 #AsiaPOPComicon

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July 29: More meet and greets, More autograph signings, and More Fun!

On the last day of the convention. Meets and greets with Tye Sheridan and Finn Jones happened once again. Comic artist, Alex Sinclair, shared his knowledge and process on how to bring comic book characters to life using the art of hues and colors.

Finn Jones can't say NO to the "selfie capital" of the world 💁 #APCCPH2018 #AsiaPOPComicon

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Sunday, 29 July 2018

Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Sunday, 29 July 2018

And now before we finally wrap up everything, here are the following Cosplayers that made an impression online.

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Saturday, 28 July 2018

Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Saturday, 28 July 2018

Of course, the Marvel Universe fans are here as well and they’re killing it with their cosplay outfits!

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Posted by AsiaPOP Comicon Manila on Sunday, 29 July 2018

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