Udon Entertainment had been teasing a Mega Man related announcement to be revealed today, and it appears that its a new tribute style illustration book devoted to “Rock” in the same vein as Street Fighter and Dark Stalkers from years past, that compiles loads of art from fans — professional and amateur alike — into an attractive compilation. If you’ve got the chops and a little enthusiasm, it’s a great way to feature your appreciation for the ‘ol Blue Bomber!
Udon’s Mega Man Tribute press release:
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!
For more info. on submitting your Mega Man artwork visit Udon’s tribute entry or click on the image below.