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The Rise of Aurora West Fanart Contest and Give-away!

After the success of The Battling Boy Magical T-Shirt Contest First Second and I organized for the release of Paul Pope’s Battling Boy this past October, we’re teaming again to announce The Rise of Aurora West Fanart Contest and Give-Away! Paul Pope’s friend and talented cartoonist David Mack will help judge the contest again!

In the next few months, comics has a few exciting rebrandings of established heroes starring female leads with Spider-Gwen and Batgirl, but First Second is offering up an original kid superhero in The Rise of Aurora West from the brushes of Paul Pope and David Rubin .

The Rise of Aurora West is the first in two prequel books to Battling Boy written by Paul Pope and JT Petty and drawn by the amazing David Rubin (Beowulf)! The prequel centers on Aurora West and how her relationship with her father and her past develop her into the character we see her as in the Battling Boy book.

Fanart Guidelines: Simply draw Aurora West. You can play with her design as you see fit. You can do straight-forward illustrations, comic strips, anything you want so long as Aurora West is the subject. Tag your piece #RiseAuroraWest. Winners will recieve a signed copy of The Rise of Aurora West by Paul Pope!

Giveaways! We’ll be randomly giving away several galleys of The Rise of Aurora West for the first two weeks of the contest based on who likes and reblogs this post. After those two weeks are up, the next two weeks will feature the same process, but the random few will win copies of the final book! You don’t have to follow this blog, but I recommend you do!

If you wish to buy a signed and skip the contest/give-away, Paul Pope is signing copies to be sent out from Word in New York.

Dates:

Aug. 26th to Sept. 9th- Galley Give-Away Winners are randomly selected.

Sept. 9th to Sept. 23rd- Book Winners are randomly selected.

Aug. 26th to Sept. 30th-All fanart entries must be submitted and tagged (If you don’t have tumblr email your entry to davezissou@hotmail.com) 

Winners will be selected and announced soon after.

Links: 

Follow Paul Pope: Website | Instagram | Twitter

Follow David Rubin: Website | Twitter

Follow JT Petty: Twitter

Follow First Second: Website | Tumblr | Twitter | Facebook

Contest poster by David Zissou

We all can’t wait to see what you can bring to Aurora West! Go and have fun!

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deantrippe:

Listen to the lady, pals.

deantrippe:

Listen to the lady, pals.

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1 month ago
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contagiouscostuming:

Our Prince Robot IV costume premiered at Heroescon on Sunday.  I’m pretty proud of it!

Huge thanks to Blake at Distractotron for the shots!

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2 months ago
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googfriday:

gettin the old gang back together

googfriday:

gettin the old gang back together

3 months ago
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My friend went to C2E2 and all I got was this wonderful collection of Totoros. Hooray!

Also, thank you!!! (Assuming you are one of the below-mentioned names. This is the best book because you are rad.)

1) Eric Roesher of Yeti Press
2) Coleman Engle
3) Pab Sungenis (He’s a writer)
4) Zach Lehner
5) Seamus P. Burke
6) Mad Rupert
7) Joe Foo

3 months ago
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minisaurusrex:

So someone just made my day. A gentleman also named Zach who lives in Seattle asked his very charming friends here to stop by and get a Totoro commission from me!
I am so flattered that someone from all the way across the country who I don’t know personally has taken that level of interest in my stuff! Thank you so much, Zach and friends!

You’re welcome!

minisaurusrex:

So someone just made my day. A gentleman also named Zach who lives in Seattle asked his very charming friends here to stop by and get a Totoro commission from me!

I am so flattered that someone from all the way across the country who I don’t know personally has taken that level of interest in my stuff! Thank you so much, Zach and friends!

You’re welcome!

4 months ago
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hot-potato-cold-bazooka:

hot-potato-cold-bazooka:

So I’m moving into a new apartment, and I was told that the room had been damaged, but nothing could have prepared me for the fact that someone had carved Li Shang’s head out of the bathroom door and written “We must defeat the Huns!” on it.

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mailorderapocrypha:

(print name carefully) (1980)

mailorderapocrypha:

(print name carefully) (1980)

1 month ago
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electricsheepdoctor:

despairinducingprincess:

friedsunnycrayons:

Eyebrow game so FIERCE

ur forgetting somebody

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Motherfuckers.

2 months ago
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gigidigi:

Character designs for a dating (among other things) sim idea I’ve been playing with for a while now. You would play as the girl in the top right and have the option to date any of these other ladies. You could also date men, but I haven’t designed any of those yet.

gigidigi:

Character designs for a dating (among other things) sim idea I’ve been playing with for a while now. You would play as the girl in the top right and have the option to date any of these other ladies. You could also date men, but I haven’t designed any of those yet.

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penguinkinggames:

fungii:

DESIGNING THINGS FOR GIRLS IS HARD

Just a little illustrative work-in-progress for the print edition of The Big Pie Caper.

penguinkinggames:

fungii:

DESIGNING THINGS FOR GIRLS IS HARD

Just a little illustrative work-in-progress for the print edition of The Big Pie Caper.

3 months ago
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BEFORE BATGIRL, WEIRDER THAN WONDER WOMAN: LOST SUPERHEROINES OF THE PRE-CODE ERA

saladinahmed:

As I discussed in an earlier post, pre-Comics Code comic books are full of fascinating women superheroes who’ve been more or less forgotten in the decades since WWII. Born in the era of Rosie the Riveter, when there was a national campaign to get women into workplaces, these costumed heroines…

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