Call For Submissions!

I have very exciting news! Hic & Hoc Publications is planning to publish their very first anthology next fall, and I have been selected to edit the book! The theme of the book is Unsolved Mysteries, and we’re looking for submissions of short, nonfiction comics that fit within that theme. Stories can range anywhere from cold case murders and disappearances, to the bizarre phenomena science can’t explain. Please email me at emigennis(at)gmail(dot)com if you have any questions regarding mysteries, this project, or who the hell I think I am, anyway. We will be accepting submissions until August 1st, 2012. Please tell your friends!

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Call for Submissions
for a nonfiction comics anthology of

We are seeking talented cartoonists to contribute short nonfiction stories for a collection of comics concerning strange disappearances, cold case murders, unexplained phenomena and general unsolved mysteries. The book will be edited by Emi Gennis, and published by Hic & Hoc Publications in the fall of 2012.

If you would like to participate, please consider these guidelines:

* Printing will be done at 6″x9″ (please add 1/8″ for bleeds)
* Black and White
* Please send 300dpi JPEGs
* Stories between 2-10 pages
* Must be nonfiction (and mysterious!)
Submission Deadline: August 1st, 2012

Submitting a story does not guarantee publication. If selected, we may use your images or name to promote the book. You retain all other rights to your work. Unfortunately we are unable to compensate artists financially, however contributors will receive a few free copies of the book upon publication.

Please send all submissions to emigennis(at)gmail(dot)com along with your name, the title and subject matter of your comic and your website (if you have one). Feel free to pass this information along to anyone who may be interested!