WELCOME TO OUR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES!
The Lime Media Hawaii is looking for new, original comic/manga stories for publication in Lime Media Hawaii Presents. We welcome all comic creators, especially Hawaii's artists (and former Hawaii residents) to submit story proposals for consideration.
To expedite the Submissions process, we request that all Creators PROPOSAL PACKAGES be formatted per our Submissions Guidelines for consideration! We respect Creator's rights, and use only CREATOR OWNED properties. We do NOT do "work for hire"!! Creators retain their Copyrights, PERIOD! We are currently accepting proposals for comic projects, and illustrated fiction. Our website is still being revised and updated, so if you have ideas, suggestions or questions please email us!
Do not send attachments with e-mails, they will be deleted unread.
Your proposal package must have a signed, dated submissions form from each member of your creative team. Any proposals without this document will be discarded unread.
Due to volume of submissions, we cannot return proposal packages, but will keep them on file for two years. Allow up to thirty business days to hear back from us. See the FAQ for Fan Art Submissions info.
If submitting multiple proposals, please submit each separately. If you have previously been published, send samples of prior work according to the guidelines below, along with book title, issue number, page #"s, publication date and copyright date.
Send clean, black and white photocopies only. Do NOT send originals. Label each page accordingly:
Do not forget to number your pages.
PROPOSAL PACKAGE CONTENTS
Your proposal should be typed or typeset, and contain the following:
A completed submissions form on top of the proposal. If you are a minor (under the age of 18), a parent or legal guardian must also sign.
Include a resume, if applicable.
Include brief descriptions of the main characters. Be sure to include illustrations of the characters in various poses with different emotions/expressions.
A 1 – 3 page overview of the entire multi part story, beginning, middle, and end. Be brief and to the point. Please indicate how many issues you intend the story arc to run, based on standard 4 or 8 page units.
4 or 8 pages of sequential art, with script. We would like to see copies of your work in the pencil stage as well as the finalized art, for a total of 8 or 16 pages. The final size should be Standard American Comic format (6 5/8" by 10 1/4" with a live art area of 6” x 9”) per the formatting info below, with some bleeds allowed, but no two page spreads. If you have been published previously, you may submit prior work as outlined above.
We expect professional work, with clean lines, detailed backgrounds and foregrounds, interior and exterior views. There should be action scenes, quiet scenes, a variety of character motions and expressions, vehicles, and everyday objects (glasses, newspapers, etc.) at rest and in use.
For those interested in applying for specific positions (inker, penciller, etc), please refer to our FAQ for how to submit your materials.
For Reviews, Convention Coverage, Articles or Short Stories, please send typeset, double spaced with name etc on each page as per scripts. Please include all contact info and number pages as above.
Please click on & copy the submissions form below (required for any proposal packet submitted to HSMP for consideration).
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