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Comic Underground

Mary Jane? by Sephirosu-nechan

Deep in beneath the surface of deviantART lies the heart of comics creation. At the Comic Underground, we strive to bring quality comics to the attention of deviants everywhere. We accept whatever path you choose to follow, whether you create Death Note manga, make detailed drawings of Marvel superheroes, or simply doodle incriminating four panel slides of your boss as an angry badger in your spare time. We are not elitist, and we gladly welcome new comic artists. If you like contests, challenges, features, and surprises, join the Underground today! I guarantee you will not have to take a British subway.

The types of art that we accept are:
:star: Anything related to comics, including . . .
:bulletred: Comic Strips
:bulletred: Comic Book Style
:bulletred: Single Page Comics
:bulletred: Superheroes
:bulletred: Comic Book Fan Art and Fanfiction
:bulletred: Comic Book related Drawings and Sketches
:star: Manga and Anime
:star: Game Art, anything related any games, including . . .
:bulletred: RPG art (MMORPG, roleplaying, LARP, online RPG, RPG fanfiction, etc.)
:bulletred: Video game art
:bulletred: PC game art
:bulletred: Online game art
:bulletred: Board game art
:star: Cartoons and Animation including:
:bulletred: Cartoon characters from TV, movies, etc.
:bulletred: Flash animations
:star: Fan Art, Fanfiction, and Original Characters (from ANY of the above categories ONLY)
:star: Tutorials, Stock Images, and Other Resources (from ANY of the above categories ONLY)
:star: Memes

:censored: Adult Content must follow all deviantART rules and will ONLY be placed in our FAVES collection. :censored:


Comic Character of the Month: Recurring CONTEST!

This Month's Character'
[May 2015]
Quicksilver by SavvyRed
[Pietro Maximoff]

Comic Underground hosts a special contest called The Comic Character of the Month contest. Every month, we choose a comic book character, and people submit artwork based on that character.

All artwork in the Comic Underground Gallery based on that character is automatically included in contest; however, please enter all submissions into the Comic Character of the Month gallery folder. It takes many hours to filter through the entire gallery, so please enter your work in the right folder so that we can post the feature quicker!

The winner gets 10 deviantART points, a permanent place for their winning work in the Featured section. Everyone who submitted work will have their work in a group feature.


March 2015

Jakeus Tetch AKA THE MAD HATTER by gemtherabbit-123

Jakeus Tetch AKA THE MAD HATTER by gemtherabbit-123


Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight



barbara gordon se quita la mascara by kaskajo

barbara gordon se quita la mascara
[English Translation: barbara gordon takes off the mask]

kaskajo is a pencil-and-paper artist who hails from Spain. He has been a deviantART member for two years and has quite an expansive gallery. His main subject is the female form, specifically those of Marvel and DC comics. You can really see his talent develop and grow through each drawing. If you have a soft spot for the heroines and villainesses of the comic book world, make sure you take a peek at his gallery! here.

... [about Artist Spotlight]

From time to time, we select one member to feature in this section. We include a selection of their work and a short description of them and their artistic style. They will also receive 10 deviant points and one work permanently displayed in the Featured section of our gallery!

DO NOT ASK TO BE FEATURED. If you do, we will not feature you. We choose an artist from the group based mostly on talent. Group activity is also a secondary factor.

A new artist will be chosen at random times.

Gallery Folders

All Other Contests

Good News and GOOD NEWS!

Sat Aug 29, 2015, 1:39 PM

So, I know I said that I might not have time for deviantART because of staying in a hotel.  Well, I checked into the hotel, and they have free Wi-Fi for the whole time I'm staying here!  I also didn't bring that much stuff, so there's not much to unpack.  I have some time today and probably tomorrow.  I will see if I'm not too tired.  But I will have WI-FI and not have to take a break!  Things are going well so far, and my roommate is nice.  I've always wanted to live in a hotel room, and even though it's probably only temporary, it's pretty damn awesome.  Plus the apartment complex where I'll be living in the future is brand new and even has a little gym where I could use the treadmill.  YAY!!!


Good News and Bad News (Possible Inactivity)

Journal Entry: Fri Aug 28, 2015, 10:47 PM
Good news: I got the job of my dreams!
Bad news: I'll be staying at a hotel for a while before moving into the free employee housing (which is under construction).  I don't know if I will have affordable WI-FI, so I might be inactive for a while.  In addition, I will be busy working, so I might have as much time as usual.

Even though it may seem like I've been inactive lately, I've been working really hard on a secret project for Disney Heroines.  I've put other things on the side although I have been trying to keep up with submissions.  I've been spending many months on it, and I'm nearing the end.  Hopefully I will be able to finish it and all the other things that I want to do on dA.  I have plans for all my groups, very extensive ones, to the point where I will pretty much never run out of ideas.

I am very sorry if I'm not as active as I used to be, but I'll do my best to have a bit of extra time for the groups.  If necessarily, I'll assign some help from members at Love Sees No Gender and Disney Heroines as well as giving the co-admins at Comic Underground some more duties.

Thank you so much for being supportive!

- S.

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Iduna-Haya Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi :) It seems that the new 'comic series, pages, covers and posters' was never opened? Or is it closed for submissions on purpose? 
SavvyRed Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015  Student Writer
Really?  I've seen people adding to it.  The old one that was Comics Strips, etc. etc. is full most of the time.  Sometimes it has a little more room for some reason.  I guess some people remove their work.  I haven't officially closed it because it doesn't bother me if more people put stuff in it.  The other folder Comic Series, Pages, Covers, and Posters should be open.  I've seen people add to it.  Let me know if it still doesn't work.
Iduna-Haya Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
There's no '+' when you see the preview of the folder in the gallery, and no 'contribute to this folder' if you open it. It's also not visible in the list. Maybe only admins can add to it?
SavvyRed Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2015  Student Writer
I don't think so.  I've gotten a lot of submissions to that folder, but I will try again when I have some spare time.  Thanks for pointing it out.
ImpulsiveSpidercide Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015
I tried putting some submissions through on that subpage, but it wasn't working for some reason, so I'd figure that was what happened. I'll try to check it out and see if I can get it opened. Thanks for pointing it out to me.
Iduna-Haya Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank for having a look :)
ImpulsiveSpidercide Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015
You're welcome. :)
midnightclubx Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Student Writer
Question: Is there a submission limit, and if so, how many can I submit? >>
ImpulsiveSpidercide Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015
There isn't a submission limit as far as I can tell, but it's generally a good idea not to drop your whole portfolio at once. Other than that, I'm fairly certain it's up to your own good judgment.
midnightclubx Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  Student Writer
I see; I just wanted to submit the pages for my comic and stuff; thanks for answering. : )
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