Comic-Con 2016 Souvenir Book Call for Submissions is Now Open!
The Comic-Con International Souvenir Book is a keepsake full-color trade paperback given FREE to all attendees (while supplies last). The book features bios and photos of each year's special guests, plus articles and art created by fans and pros devoted to our anniversary celebrations. It also functions as a kind of "Yearbook" for the show, featuring Eisner Award winners from the past year and current nominees, Hall of Fame inductees, and tributes to those popular arts creators who have passed away in the previous year. (The 2015 Souvenir Book, shown at left, featured an exclusive cover by Michael Cho, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner’s The Spirit.)
As in previous years, Comic-Con is accepting articles and artwork from professionals and fans alike, based on the anniversaries we’re celebrating this year (see below for a current listing). This is your chance to submit something for consideration in the book!
Please note: Due to space limitations, not all submissions can be featured in the book. Submitting an article or a piece of art is not a guarantee that it will be used. We are accepting art and articles based only on the celebrations listed below. Articles should be of an historical non-fiction nature.
This year’s anniversary celebrations include:
- 100th Birthday Celebration of Forrest J Ackerman
- 75th Anniversary of Aquaman
- 75th Anniversary of Archie
- 75th Anniversary of Captain America
- 75th Anniversary of Green Arrow
- 75th Anniversary of Plastic Man
- 75th Anniversary of Wonder Woman
- 50th Anniversary of the Batman TV Show
- 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther
- 50th Anniversary of the Silver Surfer
- 50 Years of Star Trek
- 25th Anniversary of Bone
- 25th Anniversary of Deadpool
The deadline for contributions is April 15, 2016. All art should be in color. For complete information on the anniversary celebrations, plus how to contribute— including file formats and technical information—please click here to visit our Souvenir Book page.