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Competition: Meet a Marvel illustrator

SciFiNow and Activision join forces on this awesome competition.


To celebrate the release of the highly anticipated Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 videogame, Activision and SciFiNow have teamed up to offer one lucky winner the chance to win the ultimate Marvel fan’s dream, a money can’t buy experience  and one-on-one session with Marvel illustrator Neil Edwards. The event is THIS Thursday, so hurry, hurry, hurry to be in with a shot of winning.

The winner of the competition will find out how the experts draw Marvel heroes and villains and how a story is pieced together. At the end of the day you’ll have your very own character artwork created by Neil’s talented fingers as well as an Xbox 360 copy of the new game.

The new videogame is based on the Marvel Civil War storyline; players must assemble a superhero dream team from more than 20 of Marvel’s most dynamic heroes including Spider-Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Iron Man, Juggernaut and Thor. Combine the powers of these fearsome characters to unlock over 250 astonishing new fusion attacks.

If you didn’t win, don’t despair, the Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 game is available on Xbox 360, PS3 PS2, PSP, Wii and Nintendo DS from 25 September.

All you need to do to win is answer the simple question below – remember, time is of the essence!

Which of these characters do NOT appear in the game?

a) Hulk 

b) Spiderman

c) Spongebob Squarepants

Send your answer to scifinow@imagine-publishing.co.uk with the subject line ‘Marvel website competition’ by 24 September 2009. Please be aware that any answers submitted through other means, including the comment function on this website, will be automatically disqualified.


This competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Activision has the right to substitute the prize for a similar item of equal or higher value. Employees of Imagine Publishing (including freelancers), their relatives, or any agents are not eligible to enter. The editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash. Full terms and conditions are available upon request.

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