Graphic Novel Contest 2023

We received 7 entries this year! We want to highlight the hard work and artistry of all our entrants so we’re making their graphic novels available on our website. Check out the entries below. Didn’t get a chance to submit your graphic novel? Grundy Library’s Graphic Novel Competition will return next year.

Start working on your graphic novels now so you have them ready by August 2024!

Children in Grades 3-6

“Squish Mechs” by Vincent Stallone

Teens in Grades 10-12

“Quaint Feelings” by Keyra Kornstedt


“Bristol Cat Burglar” by Matt Lydon

Winner: Best Illustrations

“You are a Zebrafish” words by A. Scott Meiser and art by Aurora Frasca

“H2O Water and the Three States” by T. Renarda Rudolph

“The Mmuh” by Staygold

“Spacey” by Teddy Nguyen

Winner: Best Story