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SCHEDULE

DEC 6
Enrollment Opens

FEB 6
Enrollment Closes

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

FEB 12 @ 12PM PST
Submission Deadline

FEB 20
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 in less than 5 days, but any submissions after the deadline will be disqualified.
• Comics must be submitted as PDF (any dimensions).

 

PRIZES

1ST PLACE
$500

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

More prizes TBD

ENROLLMENT FEE

EARLY ENROLLMENT
(before Jan 1)
$20

STANDARD ENROLLMENT
(Jan 1 – Jan 31)
$30

LATE ENROLLMENT
(Feb 1 – Feb 6)
$40

 

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SPONSORS

TBD (examples from 2017 competition)

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JUDGES

TBD (examples from 2017 competition)

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