Golden Comics Awards & Connections 2018, which takes place on October 2, is considered the historic success of those in charge of this comic event as well as those in this field.
That event once again attracted great attention thanks to the efforts of the organizers of the Taiwan Cultural Agency for organizing international exchange and networking events with the award ceremony.
Commenting on the above events, Hew Kuan-yau, Malaysia’s Managing Director of Asian Comic Books, said the Taiwanese comics field continued to be surprising, and the comic books he was seen at This event has been more diverse over the years. Elisabeth Wolf, the founder of the company and owner of Swiss Chinabooks E.Wolf, was pleased with the results of this year’s ceremony when buyers could buy comic rights when meeting some good comic artists. most of Taiwan. Paul Gravett, an independent British executive, notes that Sean Chuang is one of the best comic novelists in the world, and he hopes to see more literary comics in future events.
Taiwan’s comic is a rich source of products, ready to turn into derivative products. Understanding this well, the Gold Comics Award & Connection 2018 has a showcase that showcases how Taiwanese comic books have been inspired to be adapted into movies, games and music. AKRU’s “Scrolls of the Northern City” was released as a film, praised by French comic-book expert Laurent Melikian and Access Bright’s Japanese CEO Osato Yuji. Osato Yuji thinks that this product has shown a natural connection between comics and feature films.
Attracting the attention in the 2018 program is the exhibition of expanded practical applications (XR) of Young-Jiu Store and exhibiting themed songs with the Demo comic version. Overall the event shows the outstanding result of promoting derivative works in a culturally creative economy.
The year 2018 also marks the first collaboration of the Golden Comics Award & Connection with Japan’s Kaigai Manga Festa. Organizers paid for the 9th GCA winner Li Lung-chieh to attend this year’s Kaigai event. Other GCA winners will attend the COMITIA event in Tokyo in November as well as the Kitakyushu Pop Cultural Festival.
The Golden Comics Award & Connection 2018 is not only an opportunity to absorb new ideas into the local market, but also bring Taiwanese comics to the world.