Win Numerous Prizes At This Year’s Halloween ComicFest Costume Contest
While fans in costumes at New York Comic Con enter the Halloween Comicfest show only costume contest, others can win prizes in the main one.
“We’re excited to launch the costume contest at New York Comic Con this year because of the incredible cosplay community that participates in the show,” said Halloween ComicFest spokesperson Michael Moccio. “Fans in costume can pick up a book from the booth, enter the contest, and then go to their local comic shop on October 29th to check out the other amazing free books available. We look forward to seeing all the incredible costumes and which comic they choose to feature in their photos!”
Moccio spoke on participants in Comic Con, but the real contest runs from Oct 6 through Nov 7. They are eligible to win great prizes, including a Grand Prize of a $500 shopping spree at a local comic shop. The participants also have to enter in one of the following categories: Superhero/Comics, TV/Movie, Gamer, Horror, and Original. Here are the full rules on entering the contest. Put on the best costume and show it off in style, because it can be a memorable moment for a long time.
How to Enter:
1. Contestants much get one of the 32 official Halloween ComicFest 2016 full-size or mini-comics available in participating stores Saturday, October 29th.
2. Contestants must take a picture holding one of the Halloween ComicFest 2016 comics while in costume.
3. The photo must then be uploaded to the Halloween ComicFest website at (www.halloweencomicfest.com/costumecontest) and submitted into the appropriate costume category where it will be screened by the HCF staff to ensure the photo is appropriate and has a HCF 2016 comic included in the picture.
4. Photos can be submitted anytime until 11:59 PM EST on November 7th.
To learn more about the costume contest, Halloween ComicFest activities, and to find a participating comic shop, visit www.halloweencomicfest.com.