Friday, April 13, 2018

Contest! Draw Captain Four-Color!


Hey, artists! Get your pens and brushes ready!
Draw CAPTAIN FOUR-COLOR!
You could win a prize! Your art could be published!


Read these Contest Rules carefully and fully:
1) Draw Captain Four Color! He's Flying Colors' official Super-hero mascot. He's known throughout the universe as the sworn protector of comic books and all those who love to read comics!
2) Bring your original Captain Four Color drawings to Flying Colors for contest submission, starting April 16, 2018 through May 6, 2018. Entries will only be accepted in person in-store at Flying Colors.

3) Each contestant must completely fill out a contest registration form. Incomplete and incorrect entry forms will lead to disqualification from this contest.
4) The maximum size your drawing can be is 8.5" x 11" (can also be "landscape at 11" x 8.5"). Larger pieces will be disqualified from contest entry.

5) Contestants agree to have their original art displayed in-store at Flying Colors and on Flying Colors social media.

6) Limited to one original art entry per person, please!

7) Get creative! Your Captain Four Color contest entry can be a single image, it can be a joke panel or a multi-panel comic page with many characters. Feature Contra Costa area landmarks, like Mount Diablo! Feel free to use images of the Flying Colors' logo and store, too.
8) You may also use well-known copyrighted comic book characters in your original art, but you cannot use your own original characters. Entries with original characters will be disqualified.
9) Contest voting begins May 8, 2018 when entries will be displayed in-store and on Flying Colors social media. Voting will end on June 1, 2018.

10) Voting will occur both online and in-store. Each Facebook "like" will count as a single vote. Each in-store paper vote will count as two votes. One in-store vote per person per week is allowed during the contest.
11) Total number of prizes awarded will be determined by the number of contest entries received. Flying Colors will award at least one $100 Flying Colors Shopping Spree.
12) Flying Colors reserves the discretion to classify original art by the age of the artist.
13) In the event of a tie in the voting, tie-breaking votes will be done by Flying Colors staff.
14) Final judgments regarding entries, eligibility and prize-winning are at discretion of Flying Colors staff.

ALL entries will be considered for publication in an upcoming Flying Colors' "Captain Four-Color Capers" comic book!


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Thursday, April 12, 2018

New Free Comic Book Day Guest Announcement!




Flying Colors is pleased to welcome artist
John Hageman Jr 
to our Free Comic Book Day festivities.

John brings professional-grade cartoon silliness to our event.

Big news here, especially for Bay Area kids of a certain vintage--- John is working on a revival of a Bay Area favorite for decades... Pat McCormick's Charley & Humphrey!!

The TV kids' show fave is returning, this time in comic books!

Be among the first to get a free taste of the soon to be released Charley & Humphrey comic book. John may just have more cool goodies for FCBD fans at Flying Colors!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Free Comic Book Day Guests!

We hope you're making plans to join us on Saturday May 5 for the 17th annual Free Comic Book Day.  


Our Special Guests for FCBD 2018 are two titanic talents who also happen to be some of Flying Colors favorite pros! Please welcome ink artist extraordinaire Mick Gray ( Promethea, Batman & Robin, and so much more!) and Jeff "JayBee" Bonivert (TMNT, Atomic Man, Fun Boys and co-creator of Flying Colors' mascot super-hero, Captain Four-Color!)


Mick and Jeff will be signing at Flying Colors' Free Comic Book Day event on Saturday May 5 from 11AM-3PM. Stay tuned for more surprises!

FCBD is the world's largest annual comics' related event drawing nearly 1.5 million visitors to more than 2000 comic book specialty shops in over 60 countries all over the world.

...and it all started right here at Flying Colors! Read the FCBD origin story is right HERE!

















Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Binge on SitComics!

Try these comics!
FlyCoJoe tells you a bit about SitComics... now available at Flying Colors!