This week I am plotting out my special landmark comic for the Big 500th Z&F comic! And you know what, I’ll give away the surprise right now– I am drawing it start to finish, NON-DIGITALLY. That’s right, going back to my roots for #500: fountain pen & ink, adding color with markers & watercolor, even hand-writing the text! It’s been a while, I hope I don’t hurt myself.

Mind you, this special landmark comic isn’t set to post until mid-Febuary. HOWEVER, a lucky reader could get to not only SEE it sooner, but OWN it!

That’s right, the prize for this new “Put Words In Their Mouths” Caption Contest is the 500th Z&F Comic, totally original, signed by me, and shipped directly to the winner to read and enjoy before it even posts!

To enter, all you have to do is write a Z&F comic about SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) …. something relevant and scary when it comes to comics posted online. Just leave a comment with a script for this above comic, and I’ll pick my favorite– based on humor, message and ability to stay within Z&F’s character.

Used as a template is a very old Z&F comic from 2007, #49 I believe… a harmless Fox News joke (which would probably get me in trouble should SOPA be passed, ironically). However, the imagery involves Z&F around a computer using the internet, so it’s fitting for a SOPA joke!

Okay, now some Rules:

1.  Remember this is a kid-friendly site, okay?

2. You can post up to 3 entries. Separate comments, please. Only way to enter is via the comments.

3. If you need balloon sizes or amount of balloons changed, to better work with your script, that’s okay. Just notate in your comment.

4. The previous winner is invited to play, but is ultimately ineligible this round (sorry!)

*the previous winner is Chris Otto …. Feel free to play, but I can’t select yours!