Call for 12th Comic Showroom Veles 2014. Apply Now.

Call for 12th Comic Showroom Veles 2014. Apply Now.

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Interested applicants are invited to apply for The 12th Comic Showroom VELES 2014 competition which is financed by the European Cultural Foundation, which is an independent foundation that promotes cultural participation and cooperation in Europe and beyond.

The comics designed will stage comic – strip heroes being “positive models”, promoting cosmopolitanism and universal human values, and breaking the process of disintegration occurring in the Balkans. The output will be an exhibition and special magazine “Comic-Strip Creator”.


The jury will give the following awards:

  • 1st award: “Golden Comic”, EUR 200 and Diploma;
  • 2nd and 3rd award: Diploma;
  • Best scenario award: Diploma;
  • Award for the youngest author: Diploma;
  • Award up to 18 years: Diploma.


  • The competition is open to all comic artist from all over the World.


  • Entries must be 1-6 pages long.
  • If the entry is only one page long it must have at least 5 panels.
  •  Entries must be sent in A4 format (21×29,7cm). Please send only quality print copies (300 dpi)
  • The storytelling in the comic can be written in any official language.
  • Each visual artist (pencil, inker, colorist or letterer) can take part with only one submission, while each scenarist can enter with more than one submission.
  • The same comic entry can be submitted by more than one artist.

Judging criteria:

  • Each participant must send: photography, short biography, personal address, telephone, e-mail and additional info of the year when the comic is made. Without this the submission will not be evidenced!
  • All submitted comics will be presented properly and will take part in the official comic showroom in Veles; and will be considered for other possibilities of promotion as stated in the Comic Centre’s policy. With the act of submission the author/s is/are passing the rights of publishing in any form to the Comic Centre of Macedonia.

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