The great Minutemen album “Double Nickels on the Dime" was released 30 years ago this summer. I’m putting together a tribute comics anthology and want to invite you to participate.
DEADLINE: All files to email@example.com by JULY 5, 2014
GIG: 2-5 pages (ask me for more if needed), 5.5 x 8.5. in. each, no bleed (leave about 3/8 inch all around) black and white, tones ok. We’ll be printing this “econo” (Minutemen style) so don’t get too fancy. Send me 300 dpi tiffs or jpegs. Dropbox links ok. If you make weird stuff, email me and we’ll figure out how to get it in this thing. There’s room in the van for all kinds of craziness.
SPIEL: Base your piece on a song from “Double Nickels on the Dime.” See track list. It would be cool to use lyrics as words but we’re not demanding that. Please don’t just illustrate, make something new.
MERSH: $5/page + your % of net profits after that is paid off + 10 copies. Price will depend on how much stuff we get.
Email me with questions etc. This project is open to anyone anywhere so feel free to pass it along. We plan to have the book printed and released at SPX this fall.
LET’S MAKE WATT AND HURLEY PROUD! Also D. Boon, RIP.
Hat tip to M Mendes and her Friday Night Lights tribute book for inspiration. also to R McConnell and his Gossip Girl book.
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