2017 Cover Art Contest!

Are you an artist? Do you want your art to be viewed by thousands of people? Win great prizes? Would you love your art on the cover of the Forest City Comicon Event Guide?

The Forest City Comicon is once again hosting a contest for local and regional artists to put their art on the front page!  Among other bonuses, the winning artist will receive a complimentary table at the event.  Finalists also receive great prizes too!

Have a look at last year’s finalists for inspiration and get started on your entry today!  Details below.  Don’t forget to register your entry now to receive updates as the deadline approaches!

Last Year’s Finalists:

This year’s entry specs (View as .pdf)

Open to any local / regional artists, all ages.  Artists should register their entry now to receive updates and reminders as the deadline approaches.

Artists are encouraged to take photos of their work in progress.  These photos may be used in your artist profile, in the event your work is selected as a finalist.

Artists may use the medium of their choice and email a copy of their final artwork to info@forestcitycomicon.ca – – a confirmation e-mail will be sent confirming receipt.

Specifications indicated at right. Artist shall leave space for logos & text to be added.

Theme Requirements: Artist shall include the colours Blue & Green (as seen in the Forest City Comicon logo) and also include a recognizable London icon or landmark. Artist shall make creative use of stylized Forest City Comicon “Super Hero”.

Final artwork must be submitted no later than June 24, 2017. All contestants acknowledge that submitted artwork becomes the property of Forest City Comicon for the purposes of use in event promotions.

All artwork will be screened by the art committee who will select the top contenders. The top contenders will be put to an online vote to determine the winning artwork.

ALL top contenders will each receive two complimentary passes to FCCC and have the option of sharing an artist table and be displayed in the program as “alternate covers”.

The WINNING artwork will be featured on the cover of the program guide, along with the artist bio inside the guide as well as an Honorable mention in next year’s program guide. Winning artist shall receive a full artist table at the event.