Pura Comixmag – Online Comic Showcase
The Singapore Comic Showcase Platform Program “Pura Comixmag” is one of the significant projects of Comics Society of Singapore (CSS) since the year 2012. The program has the objectives of nurturing local talent, with a more robust program that will reach out to a wider pool of potential new talents, creating a healthy business environment and cycle, making it a complete process that will ultimately be commercially viable and sustainable for more promising local talents to go professional.
There will be a call for submission of comics strip and illustrations via the program website. The submission that meets the editorial team requirement will be selected to be serialized into the digital comic magazine.
At the end of the program, it is the intention of CSS to assist the most popular serialized stories title to be complied and subsequently be made into stand alone compiled digital issues. This is to kick start for the talent to produce ongoing issues which will be sold commercial to the market, allowing the local talents to receive ongoing royalties on a regular basis beyond the allowance given to them from CSS, supported by the Singapore National Arts Council, in the creation of the digital comic magazine.
Aside from the digital issues, popular titles in Pura Comixmag are also selected to be printed into hard copies which are sold online at TCZ Studio and during local ACG events.