Might, Magic & Monster-In-Laws Comic Anthology

Might, Magic & Monster-in-laws comic anthology call for submission

SUBMISSION CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUBMITTED!
I will be reviewing them and sending out replies in a week's time!

 

Found a cursed sword that had a thirst for ice-cream?  A hero on a  journey to save the world, but has a bad sense of direction? A daily life of a low level slime? The Princess in another castle again? Demon In-laws coming for dinner?

Have a story about swords, spells and/or kinship? Welcome aboard!

Might, Magic and Monster-in-laws is a comic anthology about stories set in the fantasy world. The stories should be suitable for everyone but not limited to just humor and slice-of-life genres. 

Interested to submit your idea? Read on to find out more!

(Updated FAQ at the end, 09May22)

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Rules for Participation: 

Pitch as a SOLO CREATOR (making the entire comic by yourself), or as a TEAM (yourself including one or more additional team members). You are responsible for forming and managing your team.

Age Restrictions: All participants must be 18 years or older.

No fanart, all characters must be original or public domain.

Any story that is found to not follow our mission or values will be rejected with no explanation. We do not tolerate any forms of hate, bigotry, or racism. 

Comics can be already completed, but must be previously unpublished stories.

 

Timeline: 

  • Submission Date: May 1st 2022 - June 5th 2022

  • Selection Process: June 6th 2022 – June 12th 2022

  • Comic Creation Period: July 2022-Oct 2022

  • Crowdfunding Campaign: November 2022

 

Submission Information: 

Pitch Submissions will be open from May 1st 2022 until June 5th 2022 11:59pm EST.

Selected stories will be notified in early July.
Requirements for Pitch Submission (Via Google Form button below):
-Plot Summary/Synopsis
-Team Member Information (including names, social media handles, age, and email addresses)
-Art Examples (This is not required, but encouraged. Art samples from past works are A-OK.)

Book Specifications (for planning purposes):
Comics should be 2 – 10 pages long.
Page size: B5, portrait, 182 x 257 mm 
Color, B&W, or Grayscale are acceptable.
300 DPI / TIFF files / CMYK
Projected Book pages: 48-60 pages 

Rights:
Agreeing to participate means that you’re allowing to exclusively release your story in Volume 1 of “Might, Magic and Monster-in-laws” via print and digital formats. 

Ownership remains with the creators.  The agreement duration is a full calendar year from the date of original publication. After the full calendar year, the owner may freely distribute and use the work(s) as they please.

 

Creator Compensation:

Compensation will be made to all creator teams after the successful pre-order/crowdfunding campaign.

After the printing goal is funded (including taxes and fees), 90% of any additional funding raised will be disbursed to the creators/teams.

Each individual creator will also receive 3 copies of the printed Anthology, and will be able to purchase additional copies of the anthology at 50% off of the cover price as long as it remains in print.

We are excited to see what we can do to bring this opportunity to life. Thank you for your interest and support. Comments, Questions, and Concerns can be directed to: that.bay@gmail.com.

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FAQ, updated 09May22

  • Do we need to submit a completed work/manuscript, or just a pitch?

         You only to submit a pitch, a summary of your story and past work/portfolio

  • Can I submit more than one entry?
    Yes you can, but most likely only one entry will be chosen.
     

  • Is this a paid submission?
    Currently it is not. Only after the Kickstarter is successful, and deducting the production cost, will we know the profit that can be shared among the creators.
     

  • Is  there other ways of submitting my pitch?
    If you can't submit by Google form, you can email to me, stating creator name(s), story summary, number of pages and previous work/porfolio.
     

  • For more questions, you can find me on Twitter, IG, or email.