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International Short Comics Story Competition 2018


Organized since 1991, this prestigious short comics (up to 8 pages) competition features the following prizes: the Grand Prix, 3 main prizes and 3 special awards. All winners get cash and in-kind prize. The grand prix winner additionally get the Komiksus statue. All works are presented at the exhibition and the best, selected ones are printed in a catalog.


 Online, Poland


  •  The works allowed in the competition will be shown at the exhibition of competition works during the 29th International Festival of Comics and Games. The organizers reserve the right to verify the participants’ works which are to be presented in the exposition.
  • After the end of the festival exhibition, the works might be shown in other cities in Poland.
  • All participants will be granted free entry to all festival events. What is more, all participants whose work will be featured in the festival catalogue will get a free copy of it.
  • The jury, after examining all the submitted works, will choose the Grand Prix, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize and three special awards.
  • All the winners will obtain financial prizes. Grand Prix – 7 000 PLN, 1st prize – 4 500 PLN; 2nd prize – 3 500 PLN; 3rd prize – 2 000 PLN; three special awards – 1 000 PLN each. The proper tax will be deducted from all prizes.


  • The competition is open for everyone and there is no given theme of the works.
  • The allowed techniques are: drawing, painting, digital art and photography.
  •  A participant can submit one complete and full story, up to 8 pages. By ‘participant’ we understand: one person responsible for the story and drawings; a duo of
    artists; larger group of artists. One artist (drawer or writer) can be a part of many duos or groups.

Eligible Regions: Open for All

Deadline: July 31, 2018