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Photo of Alex Ross Drawing a Comic Book Cover

Monday, April 01, 2019 - Saturday, June 01, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Dunn Museum


Sarah Salto

Comic Book Cover Contest

Draw or paint your own original comic book cover. Be inspired by your favorite characters or create a cover of your own. Submit your cover art to the Dunn Museum by June 1, for a chance to win a guided tour of the Marvelocity exhibition with comic book artist, Alex Ross!


  • Ages 13–18 are eligible to participate in the contest.
  • All entries must be received by 5 pm, June 1.
  • Entries must be original artwork and no larger than 18 inches by 24 inches.
  • Artwork must be two-dimensional/flat. No 3D objects or electronic formats.
  • Entries will not be accepted in frames or glass or acrylic holders.
  • All art must be submitted with an entry form. Limit one entry per person.
  • Content must be suitable for a family friendly environment.
  • Creators may use whatever medium they desire (black and white, color, pencil sketch, painting, ink, etc.)
  • Submitted covers may include already existing comic book characters or original characters.

How to Enter

  • Download and fill out an entry form.
  • Attach the entry form to your cover art.
  • Drop off the art and entry form at the Dunn Museum during open hours located at 1899 W. Winchester, Libertyville.
  • Submitted drawings will be available for pick up after the contest.


  • Entries will be judged by local artists and community members.
  • Up to 10 winners will be selected to win a guided tour of the Marvelocity exhibition with comic book artist, Alex Ross.


  • Contact ssalto@LCFPD.org


Ages 13–18
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