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Home to some of the world's most iconic characters, this contest is all about the DC Universe. Entries will come from the DC Universe. Any character to ever grace the pages of a DC Comic is allowed for this contest. It's time for the citizens of the DC Nation to throw down.

-Entries can come from any corner of the DC Universe. You can source from the comics, video games, movies, cartoons, etc...anything that has been released by DC.

-Characters from any of DC's imprints (Vertigo, Wildstorm, etc.) are allowed as entries. For a full list of DC's imprints can be seen here.

-Crossover characters are not allowed for this contest. However entries of DC characters as they are depicted in Crossovers are acceptable.

-As always there are no size restrictions for this contest. You may use any sort of materials, parts, tools or techniques that you wish. Whatever gets the job done.. 

What is the contest schedule?
Begins: Contest Closed
Ends: May 15th, 2013 - Last day for submissions. No exceptions! Cut off is at midnight Central Standard Time.
Voting: May 16th - 22nd.
Managed By: Green Skin

What are the rules of the contest?
  • Please use the form here to submit your custom figure.
  • At least a paragraph description is required with your entry. This paragraph, at a minimum, should answer the following questions:
    • How was this custom customized?
    • How does the custom fit into the contest theme?
  • You may submit up to three different entries for the contest.
  • Please only submit figures that were created for this contest. Do not submit old figures from the Showcase or previous contest entries.
  • Your entry should not be posted on this website, any other website, or anywhere on the internet until the contest is completely over.
  • The pictures for your entry will remain hidden until the contest ends and the voting begins.
  • Your identity will remain hidden until after the voting completes.
  • Do not include names, logos, signatures or anything on the pictures that will give you away as the creator of the custom. We want to keep the customizer's identity a secret until the contest is over.
  • Don't wait until the last day to submit your entries. If your internet is down, or something happens beyond your control, you will miss the contest! Also keep in mind how many customs you can submit in one day. You may not be able to submit all your entries in one day.
  • The contest is purely for fun... well... and bragging rights!
How does the contest voting work?
Anyone can vote for their favorite customs in the contest, you don't even have to submit anything to the contest! You do have to be logged-in to your Figure Realm account though so we can keep track of the votes. Only appointed Figure Realm staff can see the votes, so anonymity is guaranteed. Voting begins once the entry deadline is met and lasts for a week.

It's hard to choose just one custom to vote on when there are tons of great entries, so Figure Realm has a unique voting system where you can vote on ALL the customs! When you click on an entry to view, there's a bar with buttons on it that lets you give the custom anywhere from 1 to 5 Stars. 1 Star means you think they could have done a better job on the custom while 5 Stars means you think they did a perfect job. The votes for each entry are added up when voting is closed and averaged-out to determine the winners. Also, don't abuse the system. Don't give your own custom 5 Stars and then give everyone else 1 Star to boost your rating. Remember, the votes are monitored.

Some points you might consider when casting your vote: Is the figure well-made? Is the paint smooth or crusty? Are there noticeable fingerprints on the sculpted parts? Is it an original custom? Is it accurate to the source-material (comics, photos, description in a book)? Are the pictures clear enough to see the details? Did the creator take the time to include a back-story or recipe? Is the custom so unbelievably awesome that you'd trade your girlfriend for it?

Craftsmanship and creativity are major factors to consider, but ultimately your vote should depend on how much you like the custom, and how well you feel it fits the contest theme.

User Comments
meeko - Friday, April 19, 2013
can we enter a our own ideas/our own take on a dc character, for example a nolan-verse style mr freeze or harley? or does it have to be something that dc comics have actually created themselves at some point?
Green Skin - Monday, April 22, 2013
That would be fine.
infamous22 - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
How do you remove a submission from the contest? I tried to use the monkey wrench but there isn't an option.
Green Skin - Friday, April 19, 2013
That I do not know. Contact one of the mods, they should be able to assist you.
adi.batara - Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Hi,
I already post my entry, but I forgot that the photos has my logo on it. So could you remove it?....I will re-entry with the photos that has no logo.

Thanks
Green Skin - Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Hello, I just sent a reply to your IM but I'll post again here in case anyone else needs to know this. If you need to edit your entry for any reason just click on the wrench icon in the top right corner (it's right by the Custom#) and this will let you edit your listing.
Ks472 customs - Sunday, March 31, 2013
Are there prizes for the winners
Green Skin - Sunday, March 31, 2013
Top 3 winners get the gold, silver and bronze medals...which are basically just for bragging rights. Medals will also give you more points for the leaderboard, which is also just for bragging rights.
lestat12 - Thursday, March 28, 2013
Are we allowed to enter more than one custom?
Green Skin - Thursday, March 28, 2013
Yes, you are allowed up to 3 entries per contest. You can also entry multiple customs in the same entry so long as they are related in some way (partners, arch enemies, a couple, etc.)
Mint Condition Customs - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Can we enter original concept looks for existing DC characters?
Green Skin - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Absolutely!
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