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Dakuwaka Productions Giving Readers A Chance To See Their Work Published In The Pages Of Helios

March 17, 2005, Somerdale, NJ – Dakuwaka Productions is giving something back to its loyal readers through its “Helios Fan Art Contest.” Readers are encouraged to send drawings of their favorite characters with a chance to win prizes for those drawings deemed the best by the panel of judges. The judges are the series creative team of Mike Penny, Jason Rand and Gabe Pena.

One lucky First Prize winner will see their work published on a full page in the upcoming Helios #4. This person will also receive a copy of the Helios Limited Edition Preview #1 signed by the creative team of Mike Penny, Jason Rand and Gabe Pena, a piece of original art from Helios #1, a Helios/Dakuwaka t-shirt and mini-posters featuring the artwork from the covers to issues #2-#5.

The Second Prize winner will receive a copy of the Helios Limited Edition Preview #1 signed by the creative team of Mike Penny, Jason Rand and Gabe Pena and mini-posters featuring the artwork from the covers to issues #2-#5.

“I’m really excited to see the quality of entries we receive and which characters the fans select to draw,” said Dakuwaka Productions president and Helios co-creator Mike Penny. “There are plenty of talented fans out there that I believe will take the time to draw their favorites from the series. Our hope is that having the winning piece published in our book will help someone land a job in the industry.”

Entries for the contest can be sent either via email or regular mail. Email entries should be sent to: mikepenny1@comcast.net.

Entries sent via regular mail should be sent to:

Dakuwaka Productions
Helios Fan Art Contest
P.O. Box 70
Somerdale, NJ 08083

Electronic entries can be sent any size, but a 300dpi version must be available in order to be printed within the pages of the comic. The contest deadline is April 15.

About Dakuwaka Productions:

Located in Somerdale, New Jersey, Dakuwaka Productions is the publishing home for the political superhero thriller, Helios. The bi-monthly shipping title is the brainchild of Mike Penny and Jason Rand. Helios is planned as a finite series of 30 issues published as individual mini-series. More information on Dakuwaka can be found on their web site: www.dakuwaka.com.

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