If you think you’ve got what it takes to become a small press creator, then why not enter The Small Press Factor, a new competition from the founders of Leam Comic Con to get a table at their event in 2017 and promotional support for your comic, which includes an interview on the Awesome Comics Podcast and here on Pipedream Comics!
Leamington’s award-winning comic convention – Leam Comic Con – is offering independent comic creators the chance to raise their profile and win a table at the 2017 event.
Launching on Small Press Day 2016 (July 9th) independent comic creators will be asked to enter online and submit a short video about them, the comic and the inspiration behind it.
Dan Mallier, Creator of Leam Comic Con tell us: “Leam Comic Con is dedicated to keeping our comic con about comics and a big part of that is supporting small press creators and local talent alongside mainstream comics.
“By launching the Small Press Factor competition will aim to discover talented independent comic book creators and give them a helping hand in promoting their work.”
Entrants must be an independent creator that has published a comic on or after January 1st 2015 and will have until November 30th 2016 to submit their work for judging.
The judging panel, made up of industry experts and enthusiasts, will be rating entries on originality, artwork, lettering and story. The winner will be declared by December 1st 2016.
Small Press Factor Judge, Tony Esmond from downthetubes.net and The Awesome Comics Podcast, said: “I’m excited to help judge the Small Press Factor 2016. Anything that supports the next generation of superstar comic creators is a win in my book.”
The Winner will get a free exhibitor table at the next Leam Comic Con to be held at The Spa Centre on March 25th 2017 as well as promotional support before and during the event including an interview here on Pipedream Comics
The Winner will also be awarded the Small Press Factor 2016 logo for use on their marketing material and the opportunity to appear on a future edition of The Awesome Comics Podcast.
Here’s a simple guide for how to enter…