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ACF 2020 Comic Contest: Rules & Guidelines

ACF 2020 is only a few months away and to celebrate, we’re hosting a comic contest focused on highlighting Jamaican folklore. Whether it’s about Anancy, Rolling Calf, White Witch, Maroon, Slavery, or the Weed for Gun Trade we want to see the universe you created with moments that shows your wildest imagination and what make Jamaica awesome! #JamaicaNeedSuperheroesToo


The Prompt


Create a 6-12-page comic that shows off an example of incredible Superheroic deeds. happening in Jamaican with heroes originating in Jamaica. These can be just about any genre and any moments, or just cool head-canon stories you cook up with warriors battling in the Green Gratto Caves, but they need to focus on superhero and teamwork! You may only submit your entries in digital format. And show us some Jamaican superhero!  



How to Enter the ACF2020 Comic Competition


1. Comic Submission


Contestants can submit one or more comics.

Submissions will be accepted beginning February 20, 2020, 11:59 PM through June 20, 2020, 11:59 PM.

Submission of a comic signifies agreement to the TERMS OF USE

The comic will be uploaded to or email to

2. Voting


Use the like buttons in the comic gallery. That also means you should get all your family to hit that like button and vote.

You are not required to submit a comic in order to vote.

All likes and comments submitted by June 20, 2020, 11:59 pm will determine which comic wins the book prize for receiving the most votes.

3. Judging


Winners will be determined by the panel of judges TBA. They will select three winners from all submitted comics after submission closed on June 20, 2020.

Criteria for the jury are:

  1. creativity and original ideas

  2. clear message

  3. quality of the comic

  4. Most dynamic use of Jamaican Folklore

Winning comics will be announced online and will be featured on the website. Winners will be notified by e-mail a few days in advance.

Members of the Jury



ACF staff 


4. Prizes


The following winners will be selected: 

  • 1st Prize: Bosto Graphic Tablet, ACF 2020 Weekend Pass for 2, Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics Master Class

  • 2nd Prize: 162-Piece Art Drawing Set, How to Draw Comic Book, ACF 2020 Weekend Pass for 2

  • 3rd Prize: 80-Piece Art Drawing Set, How to Draw Manga Book, ACF 2020 Weekend Pass for 2

  • Comic receiving most likes: Book prize- Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics Master Class

Winners will be notified by e-mail.

Prize awards will be hand out  on July 25at ACF 2020

5. Terms and Conditions


Participants of the Comic Competition agree to the TERMS OF USE

Entrants may only submit their own original works.

Submissions will be accepted February 20, 2020, 11:59 pm through June 20, 2020, 11:59 pm.

AnimeCom Fest staff are ineligible to participate.

All entries may be hosted on at the sponsor’s discretion

All submitted comics are subject to approval and may not be accepted if they are found to be offensive or in violation of copyright. See “Acceptable Site Use” in TERMS OF USE AnimeCom Fest reserve the right to use submitted comics on the website and in other promotions, including but not limited to the all other electronic or print media.

Here's Your Chance To Win

Thanks for submitting!

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