Think you got the stuff? Isotope’s Mini Comics Contest

San Francisco’s Isotope: The Comic Book Lounge, a fantastic store if we do say so, is hosting their Fifth Annual Excellence in Mini-Comics Contest. If you’ve got a mini comic, and you just can’t get the recognition you think you deserve, I don’t see why you wouldn’t give this a shot.

This is a fantastic way to give someone’s career a boost. I’ve often thought that if I could draw just a bit better, I could probably make a mini-comic that didn’t completely suck. But then, the big difference is that all those guys out there are actually doing it, and that’s how you get somewhere. So if you’ve got that itch to create, you better get scratching.


  1. I’m starting my submission for 2008 this weekend. I’d love to get it in by March this year, but that’s probably not going to happen.

  2. I’m going to have to translate mine

  3. If only I could draw better. I have so many ideas in my head I’d love to get onto paper.

  4. I can’t say enough good things about the people at Isotope, so I trust they will be great judges, especially the guy the runs the shop who has this really fantastic Dr. Strange cloak in the store (I believe he made it himself). I went there last Dec. on Ron’s recommendation (I live in Tokyo, periodically visit friends in SF every 2 years or so) and they were great. Submit!

    San Francisco is a great place for people that prefer creativity over commericalism, and Isotope is fully on that vibe. All comers welcome, submit in the same spirit, and you will be considered seriously.

  5. Yeah, I have a submission. What are the requirements? eg. how long can it be, how old, etc. Where should I send it? Do I win a trophy?

  6. Sorry, I didn’t see the link. It looks great. I worked really, really hard on a mini-book when I graduated from my undergrad. Big dreams of maybe becoming an artest some day. Then I went to the San Diego Comic Con to show my stuff off–worst experience of my life… no one even looked at it! Oh well. Bigger and better things, right? I’ll send it off for a laugh.