Romics Comic-books Contest April 2018



The long-awaited spring event to keep up with the latest news of Italian publishers makes its retun.

The Romics Comic books Contest is an important showcase for publicizing, promoting and presenting the most significant publishing products from the world of comics released from  January 1 to December 31, 2017.

With the aim of offering an increasing visibility to Italian and international illustrators, Romics provides a wide space for the competing books: an exhibition organized within the event where all books may be consulted by visitors and the presence in the catalogue , on the site and on the social media.

In particular the partnership between Romics and Centro per il libro e la lettura, autonomous institute of Ministry of Cultural Heritage, with the aim of promoting the book and reading culture through the languages of comic-book and illustration, has led to the creation of the New Italian Talents Award. In this edition the Centro per il libro e la lettura will make available for the first three classified a money prize that will be delivered by Prof.Romano Montoni President of Cepell.

The quality jury, composed of sector experts and prominent personalities from the world of comics is already working  to select among the many titles in competition the following prizes:

Grand Prix Romics
Special Jury Prize
Best Book of Anglo-American School
Best Book of European School
Best Book of Japanese School
Best Book of Italian School
Best Book of South American School
Best Reprint Edition
New Italian Talents Award


In addition, in order to encourage the illustrated literature, as a novelty of this XVII edition of the contest, some young readers, high school students, will be involved in a special reading event  where they will grant the Reading Experience award.

The award ceremony of Romics Comic-books Contest  will be held on Sunday 08 April at Pala Romics.


Stay tuned in order to know the selected titles and immerse with us in these great works that Italian publishers make available to engage their audiences!




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