It’s my second time going to CebuLitfest x Komiket and I came home with a hoard of art prints and stickers twice as large as last year. Here’s a look at what I bought and why. Do we even need a reason for new merch?
This is my hoard from the Manila-based artists. The postcards and sticker in the middle is from Cheryl J. Owen. Love the fantasy and steampunk elements in her work. I got the other stickers from Fandom Feels PH, Miss Adventures, and StickxPop. Lot’s of geeky and fandom goodness right here: books, TV shows, video games, and more.
It’s so nice to be able to geek out without judgement even if it’s just once a year. Just remember, you shall not pass & bawal umihi ditto!
Last year, I bought several prints from Art by Bred, and this year I bought even more. 2019 is my year for reading Stephen King books, and Art by Bred had art prints featuring two of my favorite King books: “IT” and “The Shining”. Bought six prints and got a free Pennywise sticker!
The other stickers I bought from Bastinuod whose socially relevant works are amazing. This is the second year in a row I bought from this artist too. These new stickers will join my Bastinuod collection on my gaming PC.
The two art prints on the upper right are from Art of Ver Onika, whose prints I used as the front cover of my 2018 Hobonichi so I could see them every time I used my planner. I love the oriental style of her works.
My favorite newly discovered artist of the year is Art Sliced. I love his anime themed bookmarks and art prints. I only know around half of the anime series and movies referenced in his works, but I just want to stare at them all day.
I think the donuts bookmark was referencing Shirobako, so “Don-don donuts, let’s go nuts!” Let your geek flag fly!