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ATTENTION COMIC BOOK ARTIST!!! I recently received an email from Stephen Bishop of Talenthouse.com, about a contest they are sponsoring to have Your comic published and promoted by Graphic.ly and receive mentoring from Jim Mahfood.
The email reads;
I wanted to let you know about a project that was launched last week that may be of interest to you and your readers.
Talenthouse has partnered with internationally acclaimed comic book artist Jim Mahfood, and comic book publisher Graphic.ly, to discover aspiring illustrators and graphic novelists who want to bring their original characters and comic book ideas to fruition.
Artists are asked to simply submit three pages of their original comics to:
In exchange they receive the chance to see their comic published and featured on Graphic.ly and also the rare opportunity to pick the brain of Jim Mahfood during three private mentoring sessions.
For more information visit:
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.
So there you have it! Now all you gotta do is get your entries in within 52 days 14 hours 35 Min of the time of this post, as voting begins November 30 2010, and ends December 3 2010, with the Winner to be Announced on December 16, 2010.
So Hurry and get those entries in now. Follow Steve's link above or follow this one...
Be published by Graphic.ly and mentored by Jim Mahfood
Talenthouse is a platform providing opportunities to the world’s creative community – a place to participate in unique projects with artists and brands, collaborate, gain recognition and compensation.
Graphic.ly is a digital comics book reader, and a community platform available on both Windows, Linux and OSX using Adobe Air. Graphic.ly offers books from publishers such as Marvel Comics, BOOM! Studios, Top Cow, Devils Due and IDW.
In February 2010 Graphic.ly acquired the iFanboy online comic community website.
Jim Mahfood aka Food One is an illustrator/comic book artist/muralist/live art rocker residing in LA. He is the creator of the art style known as Visual Funk: a hybrid mix of comix art, graffiti, manga, street art, and funk culture. Jim single-handedly introduced Live Art to the American comic book scene. "Food" has worked for every major comic book publisher and his list of comics credits include Clerks (with filmmaker Kevin Smith), Grrl Scouts, Stupid Comics, Felt, Bad Ideas, various Spider-Man books for Marvel, One Page Filler Man, Kick Drum Comix, Carl -The Cat That Makes Peanut Butter Sandwiches, and more. His illustrations have appeared in magazines like Playboy, MAD Magazine, Star Wars Gamer, URB, BadAzz Mofo, BPM, the Hollywood Reporter, and so on.