Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Portland selects Mayor Superhero - Samdroid

Project Mayor-Man is was created by Stumptown Comics Fest and The Alter Egos Society, and  sponsored by comics retailer Things From Another World.    The contest was to design a superhero costume, and it will be fabricated by the craftspeople of The Alter Egos Society.   The costume will be worn by the Mayor on April 16th at the comics fest, held at the Oregon Convention Center

The winner has been selected  Manny McIvor of Portland
Above is the winning design, earning tickets to Stumptown Comics Fest and a cash prize.    His costume, named “Samdroid”, will be fabricated by The Alter Egos Society.  

The costumed Mayor will pose for pictures with fest attendees at the Alter Egos Society booth from 3-4pm to help raise money for p:ear, a local non-profit whose mission is to mentor homeless youth. 

Many super designs were submitted, including “Comic Man” by first runner up Mara, a 5th grade member of the Sunnyside Comic Club.

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