Challengers Assemble! Week 120: SINESTRO

“In blackest day, in brightest night, Beware your fears made into light. Let those who try to stop what’s right, Burn like my power Sinestro’s might!” Yeah, we used that oath in last week’s post too, but it still applies. Here is the wielder of the Yellow Ring… THAAL SINESTRO.



Week 121 Theme: ELEKTRA
She loved Matt “Daredevil” Murdock. Bullseye killed her. The Hand resurrected her. Elektra Natchios. 

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

LUMBERJANES! Challengers Assemble! Week 119

A group of best friends at summer camp protect the world by hunting supernatural critters in their spare time. Ladies and gents, LUMBERJANES.



Week 120 Theme: SINESTRO
“In blackest day, in brightest night, Beware your fears made into light. Let those who try to stop what’s right, Burn like my power Sinestro’s might!”

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – CA! Week 118

His (soon-to-be) record-breaking movie The Winter Soldier is in theaters now! Please enjoy what may be our most-submitted-to theme yet, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER.
Bonus points this week (for using Agent 13) go to Archangelo, Michael Lee, BD Mead and first-time contributor E. Andre Butler. Great work, everyone!



Week 119 Theme: LUMBERJANES
Okay, I know Lumberjanes #1 isn’t even out yet, so you may have no idea who/what they are, so check these sites out:
http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=21019
http://comicsalliance.com/lumberjanes-noelle-stevenson-grace-ellis-brooke-allen-shannon-watters-interview/
http://www.boom-studios.com/lumberjanes-01-cover-a.html 

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 117: THE SILVER SURFER

He’s got a ginchy new series out right now by Dan Slott & Mike Allred, the sentinel of the spaceways, THE SILVER SURFER.



Week 118 Theme: CAPTAIN AMERICA/FALCON/BUCKY/WINTER SOLDIER
At least one of those guys. Bonus points for Sharon Carter.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 116: BKV & Fiona Staples’ SAGA

It’s the best selling single issues and graphic novels at Challengers, and now it’s Challengers Assemble.



Week 117 Theme: THE SILVER SURFER
The skyrider of the spaceways.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 115: The SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN

We can redraw him. Make him, better… faster… artier.



Week 116 Theme: SAGA
Marco. Alana. Hazel. Gwendolyn. The Will. Slave Girl (Sophie). Izabel. Agent Gale. The Stalk. Lying Cat. Your get the idea.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 114: MAG. NEE. TO.

Magnus, Erik Lehnsherr, White King and Grey King of the Hellfire Club, Michael Xavier, Erik the Red, White Pilgrim, The Creator. MAGNETO.



This one is for Jimmy P$ Hayes… 
Week 115 Theme: The SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
Steve Austin. Jamie Sommers. Oscar Goldman. Sasquatch. Orange Speedsuit.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 113: THE ORIGINAL FANTASTIC FOUR

1… 2… 3… FANTASTIC 4!



Week 114 Theme: The Master of Magnetism… MAGNETO
And I mean CLASSIC Fantastic Four. You have to use at least 1 original member.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 112: NEW WARRIORS (or 2 of the New Warriors)

Well, the theme for this week was the New Warriors, but in reality it wound of being just Speedball and Namorita. Sorry Night Thrasher, Nova, Rage, girl with the crutches (Silhouette?), and kid in the robot suit.
Also, a little bit of house keeping. Turns out our numbering was off, but everything has been fixed (even older posts) so it’s all good.



Week 113 Theme: THE (ORIGINAL) FANTASTIC FOUR
And I mean CLASSIC Fantastic Four. You have to use at least 1 original member.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

CA! Week 111: SHE-HULK

All green; all of the time.



Week 112 Theme: NEW WARRIORS
Yeah, I know that makes 3 Marvel themes in a week, but at least this one is ANY past or present New Warrior, not just limited to one specific character.

If you are interested in submitting, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100 dpi.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
(Please do not post your submission to your blog/website until Friday morning. Thank you.)
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).
Please email your contribution to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.

Challengers ASSEMBLE!

Challengers ASSEMBLE! is a weekly art/writing blog hosted by CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation.
Every Monday morning a topic is posted here, on Twitter and Facebook, and participants have until 11:59pm Thursday night to complete a piece of art or writing based on that theme.
The results will be posted here each Friday morning.

If you are interested in participating, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100dpi.
-Finished written entry should be no longer than 400 words.
-E-mail submission to patrick@challengerscomics.com no later than 11:59pm Thursday evening.
-Along with your submission, please include
1. Your name, or the name you want your work credited to (mandatory).
2. A link to your website/DeviantArt page/blog, whatever you want to promote (optional).
3. If your work is for sale, the asking price (optional).

CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation

2013 Will Eisner “Spirit of Comics” Award Recipient,  Named 'Best Comic Book Shop' by Chicago Reader (Jun 2013), New City (Nov 12), Chicago Reader (Jun 2010) and Chicago Magazine (Aug 2009), Challengers Comics + Conversation  strives to prove that the best thing about being in a comic book store, is being in a comic book store. With a combined 41 years of comic retail experience,  owners Patrick Brower and W. Dal Bush endeavor to bring Chicago a full-service, technologically interactive comic store that has the same level of wonder and enjoyment as the comics they sell. And read. And talk about. And champion.

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