CA #189: YVONNE CRAIG BATGIRL

We’ll miss you, Yvonne.


CA #190 Theme: S.H.I.E.L.D.

It’s the 50th Anniversary of Marvel’s Supreme Headquarters International Espionage Law-Enforcement Division (or whatever it stands for now), so you can use any iteration (comics, TV show, movies, Ultimate) you like.

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 #188: SUPER-HERO ALBUM COVERS

Oh man, do I love this week! Super-Hero Album Covers! So much fun!


CA #189 Theme: YVONNE CRAIG BATGIRL

We’ll miss you, Yvonne.

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 #187: DC BOMBSHELLS

Let’s go back in time to the Second World War, but now it’s fought by the super-powered women of the DC Comics Universe! And everyone even managed to pick a different character.


CA #188 Theme: ALBUM COVERS

The upcoming Marvel Hip Hop variant covers sure have a started a lot of conversations… but let’s expand our theme to be a comic book inspired homage to ANY album cover you like.

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 #186: COMIC BOOK BANDS

Are you ready to rock and roll all nite and read comics every day?!? Start by listening to your favorite Comic Book Bands!


CA #187 Theme: DC BOMBSHELLS

Let’s go back in time to the Second World War, but now it’s fought by the super-powered women of the DC Comics Universe, looking every bit as classy as the 1940’s they live in!

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! #185: GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS

God may hate astronauts, but we LOVE Ryan Browne! We’re sad to see GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS go away, but we’re so happy for all the joy it gives us. Thank you, Ryan Browne?!


CA #186 Theme: COMIC BOOK BANDS

Next week Dark Horse puts out THIS DAMNED BAND #1, and it feels like a perfect time to use a theme suggestion from frequent contributor Tom Kelly: Comic Book Bands. There are plenty of bands to pick from if you give it some thought… Josie and the Pussycats, the Archies, Hellblazer’s Mucous Membrane, or real bands that have been in comics, such as KISS, the Ramones, etc.

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 #184: DC/Vertigo’s FABLES

Bill WIllingham’s DC Comics/Vertigo series FABLES just ended it’s groundbreaking 13-year run, and this week we pay tribute to it (again, as Fables was also the theme back in CA! #100).


CA #185 Theme: GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS

Ryan Browne’s ludicrous series GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS is going away (hopefully temporarily) with this week’s #10, so let’s show Ryan just how much it means to us.

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 #183: THE ASTONISHING ANT-MAN

Just in time for his first-ever movie!


CA #184 Theme: FABLES

DC Comics/Vertigo’s FABLES ends it’s groundbreaking 13-year run this week. Let’s help them go out in style. ANY Fables character is up for grabs.

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 #182: ARCHIE ANDREWS

America’s perennial teenager ARCHIE ANDREWS gets a 2015 make-over this week care of ARCHIE #1 by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples, so here’s to ARCHIE!


CA #183 Theme: THE ASTONISHING ANT-MAN

Just in time for his first-ever movie!

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 #181: ROM, SPACEKNIGHT

From the planet Galador, scourge of Dire Wraiths everywhere, comes… ROM SPACEKNIGHT.


CA #182 Theme: ARCHIE

America’s perennial teenager ARCHIE ANDREWS gets a 2015 make-over this week care of ARCHIE #1 by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples!

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 #180: Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN

One hundred and eighty weeks in and we have yet to have Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN as a theme. That changes now.


CA #181 Theme: ROM, SPACEKNIGHT

Come on, who doesn’t love ROM?
This week IDW has a new property out with ONYX #1. When the teasers started for this book, many people thought it was going to be ROM. It’s obviously not, but I feel Onyx is too unknown at this point to be a theme, and what better substitute than ROM himself? Jimmy P$ Hayes will thank you. 

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 Blog hosted by CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation.
Every Friday morning a new blog is posted featuring this week's art and next week's theme and participants have until 11:59pm Thursday night to complete a piece of art based on that theme.
The results will be then posted here each Friday morning. Rinse. Repeat.

If you are interested in participating, please follow these simple guidelines:
-Finished art should be in .JPG format, no more than 100dpi.
-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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