Contest Overview

Write a fantastic comic story in five pages or less, and win the opportunity to have it published in Moon Lake Volume 3, coming in 2019! 


The Grand Prize Winner will be personally selected by Dan Fogler and members of the Chapterhouse team. The team will be reading every submission to determine the next Moon Lake story!

Read on to find out if you have what it takes to take a dip into Moon Lake…

 
 
 Dan Fogler at San Diego Comic Con

Dan Fogler at San Diego Comic Con

ABOUT DAN FOGLER & MOON LAKE

Moon Lake, by author and actor Dan Fogler, (Brooklyn Gladiator, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Walking Dead) is a mysterious portal into the weird, drawing all manner of macabre mysteries to its shores. In the spirit of the classic horror tales from EC Comics, Moon Lake combines comedy, horror, and adventure into a fantastic anthology, where each story is centered on the strange happenings of Moon Lake.

Prizes

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grand prize

The Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • the publishing of your story in the upcoming Moon Lake Volume 3!

  • $500.00!

  • the sharing of your story on all Chapterhouse social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, etc)!

  • free copies of Moon Lake Vol. 1 + 2, Brooklyn Gladiator, and bonus Chapterhouse books!

 

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Honorable Mentions will receive:

  • the sharing of your story on all Chapterhouse social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, etc)!

  • free copies of Moon Lake Vol. 1 + 2, Brooklyn Gladiator, and bonus Chapterhouse books!

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Submission Guidelines

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SUBMISSION requirements

  • Each submission must result in a story that is no longer than five pages.

  • Writing a Script:

    • the script must result in a comic that would be completed in 5 pages or less. This means you can have a 10 page PDF used for writing the script, as long at doesn’t exceed 5 pages worth of a comic story in said PDF.

  • Creating a Completed Comic (with Illustration):

    • the final file must result in a comic that is five pages or less. Please ensure that you maintain any raw files or scans for editing purposes if you’re chosen as the winner, as well as the final image files.

  • No fee required!

 

DEADLINE

All stories must be submitted by February 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.

 

RESOURCES

PDF of Standard Comic File Dimensions

To help with forming your story, submit your name and email address and gain access to a Moon Lake preview:

 

SUBMIT YOUR STORY

Use the button below to submit your story file:

Frequently asked questions

  1. Is there a cash prize?

    • There is! The winner will also receive $500, no matter what size the winning story is. That means that if you write or draw one page and win, you’ll still be getting $500!

  2. Can I pitch my story somewhere else if I don’t win?

    • Definitely! As long as you don’t include specific names, logos, or characters from the Moon Lake anthology, feel free to share or publish your story as you’d like!

  3. Will you be using any of the stories that aren’t selected?

    • While they won’t be published in Moon Lake Vol. 3, we will be sharing the majority of the stories on our website and social media. Also, any story that makes it to the final selection pool will be considered for Volume 4!

MORE QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions related to the contest, let us know we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

 

REFERENCE MATERIAL

And if you want to learn more about Dan Fogler, Moon Lake, or Brooklyn Gladiator, check them out below!


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