Dakuwaka Holds Helios "Write & Win" Contest

Dakuwaka Productions is giving something back to its loyal readers through its Helios “Write & Win” Contest. Readers are encouraged to send in a 5 page script of dialogue for the 5 page preview of the upcoming Helios: “In With The New” # 2 shipping in November. Click on the following link to see the preview pages.


One lucky First Prize winner will see their work published in the upcoming Helios: “In With The New” # 2. That’s right, following the letters page in this issue, your 5 page Helios story will be featured. You will also receive writing credit for your effort. The judges are the series creative team of Mike Penny, Jason Rand and Gabe Pena.

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.

Details………………..The contest is open to all. The preview pages focus on two characters:

1.) Colonel Jack Shiels, the former commander of The Compound, who won’t stop asking questions! 2.) Jaeger, a sniper / stalker with ill intent.

Entries for the contest can be sent via email to: mikepenny1@comcast.net.

Helios is intended for “All Ages”. One entry per contestant.

The contest deadline is September 25th.

“I’m really excited to see the quality of entries we receive & to see where they take the story” said Dakuwaka Productions president and Helios co-creator Mike Penny.” There are plenty of talented fans out there & our hope is that having the winning script published in our book will help someone land a job in the industry.”

About Helios:

The Neogenic Task Force (NTF), or Neo-Force is a unit of the US military, tasked with policing rogue neogenics – superhumans – the world over. When the goals of the ruthless Senator David Strickland turns the NTF into a political prize, can Colonel Jack Shiels and his team foil Strickland’s ambitions?

Helios: “IWTN” #2 – You don’t want to miss this issue!

Under the gun! A shadowy killer targets Jack Shiels for death. The question is, why? And can Jack survive when the assassin conceals deadly secrets of his own?

This issue features non-stop action & suspense. It’s a classic battle of wills… It’s a “Might vs. Right” SMACKDOWN!

Ship Date: NOVEMBER, 2005 – Pre-order through your Local Comic Store NOW! PREVIEWS Order Code – SEP05 3089

Writer/Co-Creator – Jason Rand, Pencils – Gabe Pena, Inks & Colors – Transparency Digital, Letters – Spehar, Dreamer, Cover – Juan Ferreyra, President / Co-Creator- Mike Penny

Full Color, Comic, 32 Pages
Produced by: DAKUWAKA Productions
Published by: Speakeasy Comics
Retail Price: $ 2.99 US

About Dakuwaka Productions:

Located in Somerdale, New Jersey, Dakuwaka Productions is the 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.

About Speakeasy Comics:

Formed in 2004 by Adam Fortier, Speakeasy Comics offers a new option for creators to publish their projects. Speakeasy is the new premier publishing house for all graphic literature.


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