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2018 ANTHOLOGY


2018 Winners

WINNER

PLUGGED
Brendan Tobin

RUNNER UP

ARADHANA
Chloe Cunningham

FINALISTS

**AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER**
ARTIST'S BLOCK
George Sellas

THE BETTY SHOW
Andrew Taylor

CHEWED UP
Wes Locher, Loch Ness

THE DISPOSAL
Lindsey Robertson, Vicky Leta

NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION
Lawrence Plofker, A.I.Miller

THE PAST INCREASES, THE FUTURE RECEDES
Matthew Erman, Jess Taylor

THIS IS YOU WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING
Chloe Chan

RISE UP
Ed Mottram Breeze, Jey Levang

ROAST BEEF IN SPACE
Chris Calzia, Dave Law

 


 
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SCHEDULE

DEC 6
Enrollment Opens

FEB 6 @ 11:59PM PST
Enrollment Closes

FEB 7 @ 12PM PST (NOON PACIFIC TIME)
5x5 Fest Begins!
Judges assign teams a PROP, a SETTING,
and a LINE OF DIALOGUE

FEB 12 @ 12PM PST (NOON PACIFIC TIME)
Submission Deadline

FEB 27
Winners Announced

RULES

• Teams can be any size, even just one person.
• Comics can be any genre.
• Comics must be exactly five pages long. Covers and title pages are allowed, but do not count towards 5 page count.
• Contestants must use their assigned prop, setting, and dialogue at least once in their comic. Comics can have multiple settings.
• Teams may organize, plan, and communicate before the 5 Day Period, but all creative work (writing, art, lettering, etc) must be done during the 5 Day Period.
• Characters and stories must be original. No copyrighted material allowed.
• Comics can be submitted any time before the deadline, but any submissions after the deadline will be disqualified.
• Comics must be submitted as PDF (any dimensions).
• Must be 13 years or older to participate.
• Click here for FAQ and FULL RULES

 

PRIZES

1ST PLACE
$500
Prize pack of Alterna comics and graphic novels worth $100

2ND PLACE
$200

AUDIENCE AWARD
$100

1st, 2nd, & AUDIENCE winners will have their comic reviewed on COMIC BASTARDS

FINALISTS
The top 10 comics will be published in the
2018 5X5 ANTHOLOGY

**NEW PRIZE ADDED**
All finalists will receive a $20 gift card to Comixology

ENROLLMENT FEE

EARLY ENROLLMENT
(before Jan 5)
$20

STANDARD ENROLLMENT
(Jan 5 – Jan 31)
$25

LATE ENROLLMENT
(Feb 1 – Feb 6)
$30

 

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SPONSORS

 
 
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JUDGES

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ENROLLMENT CLOSED

 

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