ABOUT THE CONTEST
They are the marvelous mutants you have known and loved for decades, in so many incarnations and incredibly memorable storylines, from the page to the screens both small and large. And now WeLoveFine is thrilled to announce our latest design contest featuring Marvel Comics characters is all about those uncanny X-Men! The teachers and students of Professor Xavier's school for gifted youngsters and their ongoing struggle for acceptance and peace - in the face of mighty foes, lead by Magneto's Brotherood of Evil Mutants - has inspired some of our best-selling designs here at WeLoveFine... and now it's YOUR turn to design for these classic, beloved characters! The ever-popular Wolverine, fan-favorite heroine Jean Grey, the enigmatic and powerful Magneto: who will inspire you to create a prize-winning t-shirt design? Go for it, artists: You could win up our amazing grand prize of a trip to Comic-Con San Diego 2013, and have your tee made into official Marvel merchandise! Go forth, and be ASTOUNDING!
ABOUT OUR GUEST JUDGES
Chris Claremont has encountered more success than most writers ever dream of. His stories have achieved best-seller status, won numerous awards, and are trend-setters for the industry. Although best known for his work on Marvel Comic’s X-Men series, where he created the characters of Rogue, Gambit, Sabretooth, Kitty Pryde and the White Queen, amongst others, he has also written seminal characters such as Batman and Superman; originated several creator-owned series; is published throughout the world in many different languages; authored nine novels. His papers are collected at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University, in New York. He has spoken at Princeton, MIT, and Columbia University, appeared on television in the US and abroad. His work has touched millions. Read more at chrisclaremont.com.
Ryan Penagos, also known in web and social media circles as Agent_M, is the Executive Editorial Director, Marvel Digital Media Group and Marvel.com, overseeing Marvel's online content and hosting coverage from various conventions and events. His personal compendium of all things awesome is available at agentmlovestacos.com, where he keeps fans abreast of the best Marvel fan art, merchandise and assorted coolness, as well as adorable animal photos and the fact that he loves tacos more than anyone with the possible exception of Deadpool.
-Submissions must be received by 11:59:59 PM (PST) on March 19, 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.
- Likenesses of any actors who have portrayed X-Men characters in any movie adaptations CANNOT be used in the design.
- All entries MUST incorporate one or more of the following characters: WOLVERINE and/or CYCLOPS, PHOENIX, STORM, MAGNETO, COLOSSUS, BEAST and PSYLOCKE. No other characters may 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.