Friendly Neighborhood Comics in Bellingham Ma is unveiling a new gallery component to the store and the first show is coming up fast!

75 Years of Dark Knights: BATMAN!

Celebrate 75 years of Batman with YOUR interpretation of Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s legendary creation.  Open call—all artists are welcome to submit (see details below) and work will be selected on a juried basis.

All pieces should depict BATMAN and his related line of characters in any medium of the artists choosing.  Any era (including imaginary ones) is encouraged—have fun with this!

DEADLINE: Thursday May 22nd is the physical delivery deadline, digital images to be considered for inclusion should be emailed to no later than midnight May 17th.  We will notify you by email if your work has been accepted.  All works should be shipped via priority mail to ensure they arrive in time for the exhibit.  Works will be on display for the opening event Friday May 23rd at 8pm and will remain on display until June 8th.

The artists and Friendly Neighborhood Comics will split the proceeds of all sales 50/50.
Artists are responsible for the delivery and return of unsold works* whether in person or by mail.

Work should not exceed 12x18 in size.
Framed or Unframed will be accepted.
Unframed art will be displayed in Mylar Sleeves.

OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION FOR THE ART WILL BE FRIDAY MAY 23 from 8-10pm please bring all your friends!

*all artists have the option of waving return shipping and offering their work (should it remain unsold during the gallery hours) for a no minimum bid auction to be held in July on the premises of Friendly Comics.  Artists will receive 75% of the final price for their works sold at the auction.  This allows you to save money on return shipping and guarantees you will get something for your artwork.

Brian Stelfreeze, Bob Layton, Trevor Von Eeden, Christos Gage, Mike Briggs, Alison Cowell, Tim Bradstreet, Ramona Fradon, Toby Cypruss, Tony Millionaire, Brian Flint, Bret M. Herholz, Bernie Wrightson, Veronica Fish and Andy Fish.