Imagine Your Story: Teen Comic Book Contest Deadline

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About this event:

Created by Derek Anderson

Online, Zoom

ENTRIES DUE BY JULY 22!

Inspired by our Summer Reading Theme, “Imagine Your Story,” create your own unique comic book! On July 14, join Derek via ZOOM for tips and tricks on how to begin writing and illustrating your comic. You are not required to attend to enter the contest!

Click here for Zoom Meeting

CONTEST RULES:

For Teens Grade 6-12 only

All artwork, dialogues, and plot must be original, unpublished content.

Submitted comics should be no less than 4 pages and no more than 8 pages including a cover page.

Color or B&W artwork is allowed but full color is encouraged. Original computer-generated artwork is allowed.

Entries will be judged on:

  • Art – Creativity & Illustration

  • Plot

  • Originality

Entries are due July 22 and winners will be announced on July 29.

You can email your submissions to: derek.anderson@vestavialibrary.org

 

SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES:

 

Neil Gaiman Master Class

https://www.masterclass.com/articles/how-to-create-a-comic-book-step-by-step-guide-for-making-your-own-comics#how-to-structure-a-comic-book-in-3-steps

 

Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

https://encore.bham.lib.al.us/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1519386__SUNderstanding%20Comics__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=beta

 

Making Comics by Scott McCloud

https://encore.bham.lib.al.us/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2369549__Smaking%20comics__P0%2C1__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=beta

 

Graphic Storytelling by Will Eisner

https://encore.bham.lib.al.us/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1955648__Sgraphic%20storytelling%20__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=beta

 

Action Cartooning by Ben Caldwell

https://encore.bham.lib.al.us/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2283262__Saction%20Cartooning__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&suite=beta

 

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