The stars align, bringing two popular genres together in a collection of cosmic love stories told by independent comic creators.
SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED FOR 2022
Amongst the Stars
A Sci-fi Romance Comic Anthology
February 14, 2022 to
April 1, 2022
April 22, 2022
FINAL DUE DATES
June 1, 2022
Sample Art for Crowdfunding
August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022
Must include elements of both sci-fi and romance genres
Young Adult to Adult audience
No graphic violence or excessive adult situations
Only one submission per creator
Previously published works will not be considered
Creators are responsible for writing, illustrations, and lettering
WHAT TO SUBMIT
Names and email addresses of all involved creators
Title of proposed story
Story summary including beginning, middle, and end
Page Count (2-10)
Links to creator portfolio(s) or social media accounts
Optional: Script pages, concept art. or finished interior pages for proposed story
If Your Story is Selected
Page rate is $100 per page
Submitter/creator is responsible for distributing payment to their team (if applicable)
Payment will be provided after a successful crowdfunding campaign
Creators retain all rights to their stories
If only one creator is the owner, it will be noted in the copyright section of the anthology
Final art must be designed to fit standard American graphic novel dimensions: 6.625" x 10.25"
Art should be drawn on an 11" x 17" canvas
Final art should be 300 dpi TIFF files
Color, black & white, or grayscale
About the Curators
Elyse Russell is a writer of comics and short stories, and a curator of anthologies. She’s been telling stories since she was kid, and wrote her first (terrible) novel when she was sixteen. 2021 was the year she finally decided to try to get published.
When not writing, she enjoys long naps with her cats, reading, fashion design, and donuts.
C.J. Hudson is the co-founder of Warn Everyone! Comics, a creative studio focused on developing original content. His published works include Interstellar Dust for the Offworld Sci-Fi Double Feature from Antarctic Press and Intergalactic Academy from Ad Astra Media.
When not cooped up in his office writing or reading, C.J. enjoys traveling and spending time with his lovely wife.