Calgary Artist Challenge Presents: King Kirby Tribute

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This is a public invite for all local artists of all professional levels to visit Alpha Comics on Friday April 1st to Sunday April 3rd. This challenge is to create a tribute to Jack (THE KING) Kirby. This in celebration of Sage Theater’s presentation of KING KIRBY by by Crystal Skillman and Fred Van Lente. KING KIRBY is directed by Jason Mehmel and is playing April 15 – 23, 2016 at Pumphouse Theatres.

 

Artists will be provided a Blue Line 11″ x 17″ on two-ply Brite art index board. At Alpha Comics, use your art skills to create a Jack Kirby tribute. Bring your own supplies. There is no restriction with medium, only that the art has to be on the provided paper. Artists can visit anytime during store hours on Friday April 1st to Sunday April 3rd. Art must be done in the store. Submitted art will be scanned and uploaded to alphacomics.ca. All entries will be viewed by our guest judge. Prizes will be awarded to the top three covers as decided King Kirby director, Jason Mehmel. (Guest judge will not be appearing in the store, they will be sent scans of the entries to view.)

Why should you participate?
This event will showcase local art, supporting the local artist community.
Your art will be exposed to thousands of people who are paying attention to Alpha Comics on the internet, including industry pros and comic fans across North America.
Prizes!

3rd prize – A 12-pack of BLUE LINE PRO COMIC BOOK COVER SHEETS

2nd prize – A 12-pack of BLUE LINE PRO COMIC BOOK COVER SHEETS and and 2 tickets to KING KIRBY

1st prize – THE MARVEL LEGACY OF JACK KIRBY HARD COVER,  a 12-pack of BLUE LINE PRO COMIC BOOK COVER SHEETS, and 2 tickets to KING KIRBY

All interested artists must email Alpha Comics at alphacomics@rocketmail.com to R.S.V.P. or if you have any questions.