After an amazing turnout and much deliberation, the winners for for Ape Entertainment's Cereal and Pajamas "Back of the Box" Pinup Contest have been decided!
In first place is Javier Burgos Arroyo with his phenomenal piece which depicts a character from every story in the book! In second place is Kevin Yan with his depiction of Outlaw Angel. And in third place is Zac Gorman for his rendition of The Return of the Way.
All three pieces will be featured in the anthology, which is available for pre- order right now.
"The level of talent coming from the contestants was truly amazing and everyone was impressed and appreciative of all the hard work each and every entrant put into their submissions," said Ape Entertainment Co-publisher David Hedgecock. "The CEREAL & PAJAMAS anthology is all about bringing incredible new artistic voices to the local comic shop and with these contest winners, we're adding even more!"
CEREAL AND PAJAMAS is a collection of original stories meant to evoke the nostalgia of Saturday mornings with a grown-up twist. The stories compile the talents of up-and-comers such as Ray-Anthony Height (Noble Causes, Darkstorm), Jeffrey Cruz (10th Muse, Sinbad: Rogue of Mars), Dan Schoening (Invincible Handbook Vol. 2, DC Online) and Israel Cruz (Atomik Mike), as well a slew of artists from the fields of television and games. The book features a cover by Jack Lawrence (Lions, Tigers and Bears, GoGo-Gorilla and the Jungle Crew, A.T.O.M.)
Inspired in style and execution by fond memories and fueled by mature storytelling, the creators of CEREAL & PAJAMAS bring you endless worlds of adventure: faraway galaxies, zombified tomorrows, fantastic landscapes, crime-ridden cities and many more. Saturday morning grows up with 11 original tales by industry veterans and newcomers alike.