Comic Book Artist and / or Illustrator Wanted

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Writer seeking a highly detailed digital comic book artist who ideally can also ink and letter for a black and white steampunk comic book series planned for submission to Image Comics for consideration of publication. Only individuals who can commit to a potentially long-term project should apply.

Artist will be compensated $250.00 for their work as it entails to the initial submission package to Image Comics, contingent upon signing a contract guaranteeing and agreeing to complete the series in full over the course of the publishing agreement.The series will consist of a minimum of twenty-five issues and a maximum of thirty-six. Compensation for full issues will be paid out via royalties, split 50 / 50, as paid out by the publisher.

Candidates are encouraged to read the full guidelines for submission to Image Comics at:, in order to have a better understanding of the overall requirements.

Artistic skills should be tailored towards a knowledge and understanding of the steampunk genre, as well as, fantasy and adventure. Artist should also have the ability to draw characters of all ages, shapes, sizes and ethnicity, as well as, vehicles and structures. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full completion of each page, layout, pencils, inking and lettering. Artist must be efficient enough to ultimately be able to turn over a minimum of one fully completed page per day in order to meet a monthly publishing deadline.

Candidate must have, and be efficient with, a digital drawing software and hardware which supports lossless quality PDF files. Drawing software must also support and have industry standard comic book layouts for use. Support of ePub, CBR and CBZ file formats are a plus, but not required at this time.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit three (3) fully completed comic book pages which show detailed and consistent characters, vehicles and backgrounds from multiple angles, poses and perspectives, as well as, display a cohesive ability to tell a story from panel to panel. These pages should include no less than two (2) steampunk style vehicles of your own design (one air based and one land based) and four (4) characters in this same fashion – one (1) male adult, one (1) male child, one (1) female adult and one (1) female child. Be as detailed as possible to showcase your fullest abilities.

Please include your first and last name, e-mail address and phone number on each submitted page.
This opportunity is for someone equally interested in the potential opportunity to break into the comic book and publishing industry, while realistically earning it by working their way up from the bottom. Those looking for immediate financial success and a steady paycheck need not apply. 

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