A portfolio review is a CONFIDENTIAL report prepared by a comics industry specialist that provides comprehensive feedback on your submitted comics art in line with your professional aspirations. The review provides information on:
Artists have the opportunity to submit up to twenty (20) full pages in their portfolios. These images can include:
We advise each portfolio to be cohesive and to focus on one style or genre for a specific target audience (eg. children’s middle grade – ages 9 to 12 – graphic novels; superhero comic books).
Currently, Comics Mastermind™ does not assess Manga or zines. If you are interested in having those works assessed, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we find an appropriate independent assessor for your work.
The turn-around times for Portfolio Reviews from the day we receive your material is up to four weeks.
Comics Mastermind™ assessors will endeavour to honour this deadline unless prevented by circumstances beyond their control.
Comics Mastermind™ art directors and portfolio assessors are Australian professionals who have been widely published both nationally and internationally, and who have extensive teaching and art editing experience. All art directors and portfolio assessors sign a confidentiality agreement to ensure they do not disclose any information about your assessment or review, except for internal training purposes or to the Comics Mastermind™ administrators who process the assessment.
To read the assessors’ biographies, please visit The Team page.
The fee for portfolio reviews is $197 for up to eight images.
All fees must be paid upfront.
Just email email@example.com with the following information:
A Comics Mastermind™ team member will reach out to you to understand your goals, and to provide you with information on how to submit your work.
Phone: (02) 9606 4728 or 0412 445 511
DISCLAIMER: Comics Mastermind™ does not:
* The above fees apply as of January 2021. Fees are subject to change.
** All prices are in Australian (AUD) dollars.