Be a Part of Mega Man Tribute

It's pretty crazy if you think about it, but Mega Man is about 23 years old. Old enough to drink and certainly old enough to be a badass with a hand cannon. Capcom and UDON Entertainment seek to commemorate his time in our collective memories with a brand new book and they need your help.

Mega Man Tribute is an art book that will celebrate Mega man and UDON wants help from all comic, video game and fan artists, as well as freelance illustrators. All you have to do is submit your best artwork featuring the cast of Mega Man, Mega Man X, Mega Man Zero, Mega Man ZX and Mega Man Legends (I swear I didn't make any of those up). All styles are welcome – anime, western comic style, cartoon, pixel-based, sculptures – whatever you can come up with as a tribute.

The best pieces will be included in the special 300-page limited edition hardcover that will go on sale at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con. Entries should be created at 8-1/2″ x 11″, 400 dpi or higher, (CMYK or RGB), portrait shape submitted as a JPEG no larger than 400 kb. The submission deadline is Monday, January 31 at 1 PM EST. Be sure that the work is from the Mega Man games though and not from any crazy Capcom crossover or characters created specifically for comics. You also can't create your own character either. Full details can be found at

Full press release after the jump.

UDON announces Mega Man™ Tribute art project

Toronto, ON – Dec 8, 2010 – Since his debut in 1987, Mega Man has remained a video game icon, having starred in more than 140 titles. In his 23 year history, the connection he’s made with pop culture at large has extended beyond games and into cartoons, toys, clothing, comics, and more. Now, Mega Man fans everywhere can become a part of that history with an all-new art book from UDON Entertainment - get ready for MEGA MAN™ TRIBUTE!

UDON is sending out a call to comic artists, video game artists, freelance illustrators, and fan artists all around the world to show us your artistic tribute to Mega Man! Give us your best artwork featuring the cast of Mega Man®, Mega Man® X, Mega Man® Zero, Mega Man® ZX, and Mega Man® Legends. All styles are welcome – anime, western comic style, cartoon, pixel-based, sculptures – whatever you can come up with as your tribute to the blue bomber!

The best pieces submitted will be included in Mega Man Tribute, which will premiere as a special 300-page limited-edition hardcover book at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con. UDON’s past tribute books have had a huge artist turnout, with Street Fighter™ Tribute and Darkstalkers™ Tribute each receiving thousands of entries. As one of the most beloved characters in video game history, and with hundreds of characters to work with from across the Mega Man franchise, Mega Man Tribute is poised to be UDON’s most diverse and exciting art book yet!

Help make Capcom® history as part of the Mega Man Tribute art book and have your artwork showcased alongside top names in the industry! It’s time to show UDON and Capcom your unique vision of Mega Man!

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