This is a public invite for all local artists to visit Alpha Comics on Wednesday July 23rd. The challenge is to create the best cover for Storm #1. You will be given one copy of the the Storm #1 blank variant. Then at the store, use your art skills to create a cover that will make jaws drop. Bring your own supplies. There is no restriction with medium, only that the art has to be on the blank variant. Alpha Comics will be open 11am – 9pm that day and artists can visit anytime on that date to work on and submit their cover. Art must be done in the store. Each submitted cover will be scanned and uploaded to On Thursday July 24th entries will viewed by our guest judge. Prizes will be awarded to the top three covers as decided by Storm writer, Greg Pak. (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 include blank variants that you’ll be able to create art on and sell at conventions or online. First place winner will receive a Copic marker set, the best markers used by industry pros.


3rd prize – Three Storm #1  blank variants.

2nd prize – Five Storm #1 blank variants.

1st prize – Five Storm #1 blank variants.  Copic Sketch Markers Ex-4 Set of 12

Limited copies of the Storm #1 blank variant will be ordered. Email

Alpha Comics to R.S.V.P. and secure a copy or if you have any questions.