The Phoenix, simply hands down the very, very best kids’ weekly comic I know, is looking for the STAR of a NEW COMIC by Neill Cameron for its 300th issue this autumn.
That’s right! The Phoenix is opening its pages so a new hero or heroine can be born! Children everywhere are invited to let their imaginations run wild!
The competition is open to all children. To win, entrants need to:
1) Get drawing and create a new comic character! This could be an alter ego, an awesome new hero/heroine or anything else, including them!
2) Show us what makes that character awesome – like a secret power or ability.
3) All great comic characters have an arch-enemy. Draw them too!
Entries can be drawings, a written story or comic, or even a video! The winner will see their character star a in a special 16-page comic illustrated by the amazing Neill Cameron, author of Mega Robo Bros and How to Make Awesome Comics. The new comic will start in Issue 300 and run for 4 weeks.
The competition runs from 6 April to 31st May 2017. Full details are available at www.thephoenixcomic.co.uk/superstar.
To hear more about the Phoenix Comic Super Star search or more about the amazing stories we publish each week, get in touch and help us celebrate the special place that comics hold in children’s reading and imaginations. Follow the competition at @phoenixcomicuk #phoenixcomicsuperstar.