comic artists, sharpen your pencils
June 23, 2004 1:20 PM   Subscribe

Strip Fight! has nothing to do with clothes and everything to do with comics. Inspired by (mefi post), Strip Fight was created as a place for comic strip artists to flex their skills.
posted by btwillig (8 comments total)
From the site: Each week a different set of criteria will be posted. Artist have until the posted deadline to submit a comic that follows these criteria. This can include, but is not limited to, a phrase, object, setting, concept, or even an entire script. The comics will then be posted online for a one week voting period, where visitors can vote on which comic they think is the best.
posted by btwillig at 1:21 PM on June 23, 2004

"Strip Fight"

I can think of two things wrong with that title. Or if not "wrong," at least deceptive.
posted by danny the boy at 1:59 PM on June 23, 2004

Excellent. As a regular songfighter, I can vouch for this sweatshop concept really kicking the creative juices into high gear.

Lots of good work will come of this.
posted by chicobangs at 2:05 PM on June 23, 2004

Cool. One of the comic artists who has won a few Strip Fights is my friend's brother, Brian Fukushima. One of my favourites.
posted by dpkm at 2:05 PM on June 23, 2004

I'm a huge fan of Brian Fukushima. I remember reading his comics in the UVic campus paper, The Martlet, and it was one of the few reasons I picked up the paper every Thursday. I was quite pleased when I came upon his website a few months ago. He's one of the web comic creators that make me want to do a strip of my own, but I never seem to be able to get myself to sit down and do it. Maybe a strip fight would motivate me.

I'd seen the link before (from Brian's site), but thanks for posting it-- the more people who get involved and interested, the better the fights will be, I hope.
posted by synecdoche at 2:46 PM on June 23, 2004

This is both a cool concept and cool link. Thanks, btwillig.
posted by dejah420 at 6:53 PM on June 23, 2004

wonderful--thanks! (and i love this one)
posted by amberglow at 7:03 PM on June 23, 2004

Glad that everyone enjoyed the site. All of the artists put in a lot of work each week, so it's nice for them to get positive feedback like this.

danny the boy: Sorry, you felt decieved. Perhaps this other Strip Fight will be closer to what you are looking for (Warning: NSFW).
posted by fizz-ed at 9:55 AM on June 24, 2004

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