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Test Your Illustration Skills with a Contest from Radical Publishing; New Abattoir Signing Info





Have you ever wanted to have your artwork published in a comic book? Now is your chance as Radical Publishing has announced a new contest to test your illustration skills. Simply draw your best version of the villainous Jebediah Crone based on a scene from Radical’s newest horror miniseries, Abattoir, created by Darren Lynn Bousman and written by Rob Levin and Troy Peteri.

Read on for the details:

Radical Publishing will select a winner to be featured on a per issue basis, with five winners in total. For a chance to be featured in Abattoir #2, upload and email a link of your Jebediah Crone artwork to promotions@radicalpublishing.com no later than November 10th, 2010. Your illustration MUST be based on a scene of Jebediah Crone as seen in the pages of Abattoir #1.

Winner #1 will be announced on November 17th with runner-ups featured on Radical Publishing’s Facebook page. Each artist is limited to one illustration, and all illustrations are judged exclusively by Radical Publishing’s Art Director, Jeremy Berger.

That’s not all. After the release of Abattoir #6, Radical will hold a contest for fans to pick the best entry amongst the five individual winners. The winning illustration will then be featured in the Abattoir trade paperback collection.

Created by director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw franchise, Mother’s Day), written by Rob Levin and Troy Peteri and illustrated by Bing Cansino, Abattoir #1 goes on sale October 27th, 2010. Taking place shortly after a brutal massacre occurs in a gorgeous house, real estate agent and family man Richard Ashwalt is assigned the impossible task of picking up the pieces and selling the property. As Richard inspects the blood-soaked grounds, a twisted old man journeys to the house with a sinister and terrifying purpose. Richard is about to be drawn into a web of shadows, murders, and massacres that will shatter him to his very core!

Test Your Illustration Skills with a Contest from Radical Publishing; New Abattoir Signing Info

Want to pick the brains of the folks who created Abattoir before jumping into the contest? Well, in addition to the previously announced October 27th signing at Golden Apple Comics, 7018 Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, CA, with Bousman, Levin, and Peteri from 5:00-7:00 pm, these same three gentlemen will also be appearing at Dark Delicacies on October 28th from 7:00-9:00 pm at 3512 W. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, CA. For more information call 1-888-DARKDEL or 1-818-556-6660.

Pre-order your copies of Abattoir Issue #1 and Issue #2 (coming November 24th) from TFAW by clicking on the appropriate links.

- Debi Moore

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