Batgirl, by Darwyn Cooke.
FIRST FANART OH MY GOD MAPS!! <3 <3 I love it!!!
"Forty-eight seconds? Not bad. I’d like to see Robin beat that.”
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The Rise of Aurora West Fanart Contest and Give-away!
After the success of The Battling Boy Magical T-Shirt Contest First Second and I organized for the release of Paul Pope’s Battling Boy this past October, we’re teaming again to announce The Rise of Aurora West Fanart Contest and Give-Away! Paul Pope’s friend and talented cartoonist David Mack will help judge the contest again!
In the next few months, comics has a few exciting rebrandings of established heroes starring female leads with Spider-Gwen and Batgirl, but First Second is offering up an original kid superhero in The Rise of Aurora West from the brushes of Paul Pope and David Rubin .
The Rise of Aurora West is the first in two prequel books to Battling Boy written by Paul Pope and JT Petty and drawn by the amazing David Rubin (Beowulf)! The prequel centers on Aurora West and how her relationship with her father and her past develop her into the character we see her as in the Battling Boy book.
Fanart Guidelines: Simply draw Aurora West. You can play with her design as you see fit. You can do straight-forward illustrations, comic strips, anything you want so long as Aurora West is the subject. Tag your piece #RiseAuroraWest. Winners will recieve a signed copy of The Rise of Aurora West by Paul Pope!
Giveaways! We’ll be randomly giving away several galleys of The Rise of Aurora West for the first two weeks of the contest based on who likes and reblogs this post. After those two weeks are up, the next two weeks will feature the same process, but the random few will win copies of the final book! You don’t have to follow this blog, but I recommend you do!
If you wish to buy a signed and skip the contest/give-away, Paul Pope is signing copies to be sent out from Word in New York.
Aug. 26th to Sept. 9th- Galley Give-Away Winners are randomly selected.
Sept. 9th to Sept. 23rd- Book Winners are randomly selected.
Aug. 26th to Sept. 30th-All fanart entries must be submitted and tagged (If you don’t have tumblr email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Winners will be selected and announced soon after.
Follow JT Petty: Twitter
Contest poster by David Zissou
We all can’t wait to see what you can bring to Aurora West! Go and have fun!
DONATE TODAY AT www.alsa.org
All three of us were called out to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Stella at Batgirl To Oracle. Since we all live in different countries we figured we’d try something different and get Batgirl to do it for us. ;)
Please donate at the link, even only a few dollars. it’s for a good cause!
Here is a rough sketch from earlier today… I thought it was about time I drew up the gorgeous Batgirl design by Cameron Stewart & Babs Tarr. So excited for this book, go preorder it now! Enjoy.
Asgardian She-Hulk - Walt Simonson
The original female Thor! From The Sensational She-Hulk #50 (Vol. 1).
Orders for October comics are due in at your local comic book shop! That means time is quickly running out to guarantee you’re able to get your own copies of BATGIRL #35 and GOTHAM ACADEMY #1.
To be sure you don’t miss out, bring the above codes in to your retailer when you head in to pick up your new books today. It’s super important to get those orders in immediately. If your shop doesn’t know you want these books, they won’t order them. And if they don’t order them, THEY DON’T ORDER THEM!
But seriously, get your orders in today, guys. Thank you SO much for all the incredible enthusiasm and support you’ve shown for these books. We’re so appreciative of all you’ve done so far to spread the word. Keep it up and we promise not to disappoint!
<3 TEAMS BATGIRL & GOTHAM ACADEMY
When you go to pick up your new comics today, be sure to tell your comic store peeps to order GOTHAM ACADEMY and BATGIRL!! :D