June 2015

SDCC Custom Contest Panel Info

Hey Actioneers!

Here’s the when and where for our 2nd Annual Custom Contest judging taking place at SDCC!


Team Action

Bad Guys Panel

SDCC Custom Figure Contest: The Rules!

Hey Actioneers!

Here are the official rules of our Bring on the Bad Guys custom figure contest which culminates at San Diego Comic Con. We can’t wait to see your figures!


Team Action

Bad Guys Feature Rules





For the 2nd Annual Custom Contest, the focus will be on the villains

And winner will receive a special Action Pack: complete with a the Sideshow/Electric Tiki Captain Action Limited Edition Statue, an Lady Action Novel and a Captain Action ID case, courtesy of Titan Merchandise.


Just create your own custom villain costume for Captain Action.  Costumes can be any villainous character from comics, TV and beyond.  So we don’t limit your creativity, we’re opening this up to all pop culture characters.


You can use existing costume elements or create your own. Photos should show a Captain Action or Dr. Evil figure dressed as the character, and can be simple photographs of the toys or elaborately staged settings or action scenes with multiple characters.

Photographs may be composed on miniature sets, full-size sets, indoors or outdoors.  Photographic themes can be, but need not be limited to, realistic, fantasy-based, historic or modern.  Contestants are urged to only submit photographs in focus, and to be clear with the ideas and themes portrayed.

Contestants may use Photoshop for touch-ups, but extensive use is discouraged. Word balloons, thought balloons, logos and text are not permitted.

Photos must be at least 4 by 6 inches at 72 dpi (288×432 pixels). Submitted photographs can be landscape or portrait (horizontal or vertical).

Six Finalists chosen by CAE, LLC will be reviewed and judged by a panel of industry professionals at the Captain Action Panel at Comic-Con International (also known as San Diego Comic-Con). The winner will be announced at the panel and then notified subsequently.

Fans can follow the entries on social media via the hashtag #BringOnTheBadGuys


Contestants can email entries to Please use the phrase “Bring On The Bad Guys” in the subject line.

All entries should include

  • Photo
  • Character name
  • Creator’s Name and contact information

Contestants can also post photos on the Captain Action Facebook wall at before July 5, 2014.  Contestants are encouraged to also post tagged photos on their own wall, but this is not required.

Three entries are allowed per person. Multiple entries will be disqualified.


Winners will be selected based on creativity, originality and good taste by a panel of judges.

Grand Prize: An “Action Pack” consisting of:

(1) Captain Action Limited Edition Statue (Electric Tiki)

(1) Autographed Lady Action Novel “The Sands of Forever” by Ron Fortier (Airship27)

(1) Captain Action ID case   (Titan Merchandise)

Five First Prizes: Autographed Comics

(5) Runners Ups will each receive an autographed Captain Action comic


Winners will be notified no later than July 31, 2015.

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All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Captain Action Enterprises reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant from the Contest if, in CAE’s sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the Entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrants, CAE, or the Judges.


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