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Deadpool Design Contest

About The Contest


Lethal, agile, nigh-indestructible, motor-mouthed and just a little bit off his rocker (Okay, a LOT off his rocker...): Wade Wilson is a comic-book anti-hero unlike any other, and his adventures in the pages of Marvel comics have commanded an incredibly dedicated group of fans who just can't get enough Deadpool! Long one of our best-selling characters at WeLoveFine, Deadpool is second to none for opportunities to be creative and have fun with his outlandish bad-assery, and so we're stoked to bring you our first-ever Deadpool Design Contest!  Dig into the mercenary depths of your noggin and come up with some dazzling Deadpool designs, and you could win a trip to this year's New York Comic Con in Manhattan!! Or one of the judges' prizes chosen by the current writers of Marvel's Deadpool comics! And have your design made into official Marvel merchandise, to boot. Bust out the tacos and go to town on this one, artists... good luck!


Gerry Duggan writes comics & judges t-shirt contests for a living. You can follow him on Twitter at @GerryDuggan.





Brian Posehn is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. He also toured as one of the original members of The Comedians of Comedy, and just released his first hour long special, The Fartist through Netflix and is currently writing Deadpool for Marvel Comics.  He has a popular podcast, Nerd Poker on the Earwolf Network. His film appearances include The Five-Year Engagement, Judd Apatow’s Funny People, Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects, and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer; TV appearances include The Sarah Silverman Program, Mr. Show, Just Shoot Me, Seinfeld and Friends. He also has an extensive resume in voice-acting including Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Adventure Time, Metalocalypse, Bob’s Burgers, Mission Hill and American Dad. 2013 will see the release of a book Brian has co-written with Bob Odenkirk and David Cross called Hollywood Said No.  He is also currently producing a Comedy Metal album with Scott Ian of Anthrax. Follow him on Twitter at @thebrianposehn.


Hot Topic: It all started in 1988. A ton of teen retail accessory stores filled the malls, but there wasn't a cool music-inspired accessory store for both guys and girls. Then came Hot Topic. As 1990 rolled around, adding apparel seemed like a no-brainer. What better way than to add the ultimate music fan essential - band tees. Imagine how our customers flipped when they were able to get Bauhaus, The Cure, TSOL, and Depeche Mode T-shirts at Hot Topic. Within a year, we had about 50 different band titles, along with rock-inspired clothing lines like Lip Service and Serious. As we expanded, we discovered that customers were equally drawn to the underground cartoon, cult movie, and comic book scenes. It was a unique culture fans could call their own, so we brought the world of South Park, Care Bears, Superman, SpongeBob and tons of other pop icons into our Hot Topic stores.

How To Enter


-Submissions must be received by 11:59:59 PM (PST) on July 9, 2013.

-You may submit up to 5 entries per person

-All entries must be in one of the following file formats: GIF/PNG/JPG.

-By entering the contest (”Promotion”), you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, (a) the Official Rules and (b) Mighty Fine’s (”Sponsor”) decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

- All entries MUST incorporate one or more of the following characters: Deadpool, Lady Deadpool, Kidpool, Headpool, Dogpool, Agent X (Alex Hayden), Outlaw, Bob Agent of HYDRA.  No other characters may be used in the design.

- Likenesses of any actors who have portrayed Deadpool in any movie adaptations CANNOT be used in the design.

™ & © 2013 MARVEL & SUBS


FAQ - Full set of Rules > CLICK HERE

Q: The submission kit is not downloading.  I need help!
A: The submission kit might be just taking a bit to download.  The files in there are .PSD and a .PDF file.  In order to view the submission kit, you must have programs able to open / view these files. If you're still having troubles downloading it, please click here for a direct link to download!


Q: How many designs can I submit?
A: You may submit up to 5 entries per person


Q: What file format do you accept?
A: All entries must be in one of the following file formats: GIF/PNG/JPG


Q: Is it ok for me to promote my designs to people I know to come and help rate my designs?
A: We encourage every artist submitting to the contest to promote themselves and their designs to friends, family and followers.  Through our experience we have found that more ratings help determine what the fans really want as your winners!  So please promote yourselves!


Q: It’s been more than 2 business days and I don't see my design on the site.  What’s going on with my design?
A: We review every submission we get before they are made live for viewing and rating.  We sometimes reject designs for obvious reasons.  If you’ve done any of the following don’t even bother asking why your design was rejected.

- Your design has inappropriate materials.
- Your design uses other copy righted material.  This means you are using other people’s intellectual property in your design you do not have the right to.  NO MASH UPS!!!
- It’s not a design. A direct photograph or a scribble you just drew on a piece of paper is not considered a shirt design.


Q: I see people cheating.  What should I do?
A: Please email [email protected] detailing what you are suspecting.  More details you can give the better we can make our decision.


Q: I don't see my entry, but I got an approval.  Help!
A: Please email [email protected] with the Name of the Contest you're referring to / Design Name / Email and Name it was submitted under.  Doing this GREATLY helps as we have multiple contests going on at the same time.


Prize Info