Top Cow Productions (best known for Witchblade and The Darkness has announced its latest Talent Hunt!
“The company’s President and Chief Operating Officer Matt Hawkins is once again looking for budding writers and artists to add their talents to the publisher, a partner studio of Image Comics founded in 1992 by Marc Silvestri. This year’s Talent Hunt seeks to hire two writers and two artists to contribute to Top Cow in 2015 or 2016. Writers and artists must not have had previous work at a major publisher. The full rules can be downloaded via this link, along with five sample scripts for artists to use and the submission agreement.”
Winners of previous hunts have already been published by Top Cow, including:
Artifacts #33 – Written by Kenny Porter, Art by -ROM- Darkness et Folly
Artifacts #34 – Written by Eugene Ward, Art by Martin Gimenez
Artifacts #35 – Written by Hannibal Tabu
Witchblade #175 – Backup Story written by Ashley Victoria Robinson
Aphrodite IX/Cyberforce #1 – Backup Story written by Joey Cruz
Artifacts #38 – Written by Devon Wong, Art by Isaac Goodhart
Artifacts #39 – Written by Raven Heisenberg, Art by Gustavo Brocanello
Witchblade Case Files #1 – Backup story written by Jed McPherson, Backup Story art by Mike Crawford
Artifacts #40 – Written by Steven Foxe (backup story by Jim Mitchell), Art by Adalor Alvarez (backup art by Fabian Quintero)
Magdalena: Seventh Sacrament #1 – Written by Tini Howard, Art by Aileen Oracion, Backup Story art by Phillip Sevy
The contest deadline is March 15. For more information, visit Comic Book Resources. Also, visit the Talent Hunt Discussion Thread to ask particular questions about submissions.