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MANOS: The Debbie Chronicles
COMIC CREATOR CONTEST!!
Contest Cancelled 5/28

Due to low participation we have decided to cancel this contest. We hope to put more on in the future. Please stay tuned as we will be launching a giveaway for the 2018 Comic Con Tickets.

PREVIOUS CONTEST DESCRIPTION:

Pulsar Entertainment is launching a comic artist contest to find an illustrator for our upcoming series MANOS: The Debbie Chronicles. The winner of our contest will have the opportunity to be the lead artist for our comic, a cash prize of $1,000 and a attendee badge for San Diego Comic Con '18.

Pulsar Entertainment will be launching a new comic series titled MANOS: The Debbie Chronicles, a new gritty take on the 1966 cult classic movie Manos: The Hands of Fate. The original “Manos” was brought back into the spotlight after being used as the subject of an episode of Comedy Central’s Mystery Science Theater 3000.

MANOS: The Debbie Chronicles will focus on the adventures of the child star of the original film, now all grown up and adept at battling things that go bump in the night. Joining her is a skilled team of monster fighter companions, all with unusual stories of their own to tell as they take down evil and save others from the fate they all once shared.

The competition will be for the best interpretation of our sample script for issue one found here. Entry illustrations can be colored, inked, and lettered but we are specifically judging sequential art.

All artistic styles will be reviewed for story fit and tone.


Celebrity Judges:

Jackey Neyman Jones, “Debbie” from the original 1966 Manos movie!

Robert L. Lippert III is the grandson of the original 1950s B-movie mogul, Robert L. Lippert, who produced such classics as The Fly, Rocketship X-M, and Lost Continent, several of which were featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 along with Manos: The Hands of Fate. Bob has always been part of the Lippert family film legacy, and even recalls visiting his granddad's sets as a child while some of these films were being made. He is also head of Lippert Pictures, and Executive Producer on the upcoming horror feature, “I Juice Your Brain.”

Submissions will be judged on:

  • 25% Visual Tone (how well your visual tone matches the scripts tone)

  • 25% Illustration

  • 10% Script Adherence (how well you followed the scripts visual queues)

  • 40% Enjoyment

    • Tiebreaker (Total Support Votes)

 

Prizes:

1st place

  1. $1,000 Cash prize

  2. San Diego Comic Con Badge with Shared Booth Space to do commissions or sell your own work in the Webcomics Pavillion

    • Meet the team, Debbie, and other Pulsar Celeb Sponsors while promoting the comic and accompanying webseries

  3. Win the opportunity to be the artist for the first issue of Manos

  4. Signed issue of Triune #1 by writer Willow Polson, who is also the writer of “The Debbie Chronicles” series.

  5. Free 12 mo Pulsar Premium Account

2nd place

  1. Win the opportunity to be the artist for the 2nd issue of Manos

  2. Signed issue of Triune #1 by writer Willow Polson, who is also the writer of “The Debbie Chronicles” series.

  3. Free 6 Mo Pulsar Premium Account

3rd place

  1. Win the opportunity to be the artist for the 3rd issue of Manos

  2. Free 3 Mo Pulsar Premium Account


ENTRY ROUND

  • Go to www.Pulsar-Entertainment.com and create a user profile, must have a Premium Account to enter. Free trials are available.

  • Follow the directions on www.Pulsar-Entertainment.com/contest to begin the contest submission process.

  • Submit an original 4 page (minimum) comic based on the comic sneak peak summary here in JPG format between May 1st at 8am PST -June 15th 2018 at 11:59pm PST.

  • You must then solicit friends, family, and fans to visit www.Pulsar-Entertainment.com and click the support button on your comic. If your comic reaches 20 supporters (from Pulsar Users) prior to 12:00AM PST June 23rd 2018 you automatically qualify for the semifinals.

  • Contestants may continue to solicit support from their fanbase after the June 15th entry date but must reach 20 supporters before 12:00AM PST June 23rd 2018. The earlier you submit the longer you have to gain supporters.

SEMIFINALS

  • Semifinalists are announced June 23rd 2018.

  • Semifinalists will be judged on the following by the Pulsar Entertainment team on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest) with the following percentages per category...

  • 25% Visual Tone (how well your visual tone matches the scripts tone)

  • 25% Illustration

  • 10% Script Adherence (how well you followed the scripts visual queues)

  • 40% Enjoyment

    • Tiebreaker (Total Support Votes)

Ie. If you score a 10 on Illustration you maintain 25% of your potential score of 100%. But, if you score a 5 on Script Adherence you only receive 5% (or half) of your possible percentage points for that category.

  • Top 6 submissions make it to the Finals.

FINALS

  • 6 Finalists to be announced June 31st 2018.

  • Finalists will be judged on the following by the Celebrity Judges Jackey Neyman Jones & Robert L. Lippert III and the Pulsar team on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest) with the following percentages per category...

  • 25% Visual Tone (how well your visual tone matches the scripts tone)

  • 25% Illustration

  • 10% Script Adherence (how well you followed the scripts visual queues)

  • 40% Enjoyment

    • Tiebreaker (Total Support Votes)

All judges, no matter their industry role, will grade the entries as a whole in all four categories.

  • The winning creators are to be announced July 1st.


To read full contest rules click here

Sponsors:
Contact info@pulsar-entertainment.com if interested in sponsoring a contest.