TBCAC Terms and Conditions

  1. By entering this competition you agree to accept and be bound by these terms and conditions.

  2. Entrants must be be aged 12 – 17 to qualify for the young people’s category, and over 18 years of age to qualify for the adult category.

  3. Only one entry will be accepted per person/creative pair/group.

  4. Closing date is 5pm Friday 28th July 2017, no entries will be accepted after this time

  5. The winners will be notified by email.

  6. The prizes: All 6 winners artwork will  be published by Image Comics in a comic book in 2018, the overall winners in each category will receive £200 worth of comic books and graphic novels.

  7. Entrants will own and retain copyright of their work.

  8. Entries can be with or without words (English only), in black and white or colour.

  9. Entries must not have been previously professionally or commercially published and must not breach any 3rd party right.

  10. The finished page must be complete in itself and not part of a larger work.

  11. Entries must be a one page A3 comic book story, with a minimum of six panels, presented in a portrait aspect, winning entries will need to be submitted in 300dpi, CMYK, with a 3mm bleed to be suitable for printing.

  12. Electronically submitted entries must be to the specifications in s11, and in JPG, PNG, or TIFF file format – PSD and PDF files will not be suitable for submission.

  13. Entries can be submitted by email or by post along with a completed and signed application form.

  14. The competition will be presided over by the judging panel and their decision will be final.

  15. The winning entrants and runners-up will agree to Thought Bubble’s use of their names and/or photographs in relation to publicity material.

  16. Data acquired during the competition, including personal details, will only be retained and used by the promoter for the purposes of this competition and will be deleted afterwards. Personal details will not be passed on to 3rd parties.