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Straight for the art | 5 Minute Marvels

Hawkeye by Grace and her Dad

Hawkeye by Grace and her Dad

I don’t know how I managed to be so blissfully unaware of 5 Minute Marvels for as long as I did, but my life sure feels richer knowing about it now. The basic concept is simple as can be and rather inspired: Every day, Tim Miner and his two daughters, ages 4 and 6, spend five minutes attempting to draw a different superhero (or villain as the case may be). Then they post it online for all to see, no doubt inspiring sounds of “awwww” in coffee shops across the country.

On the site Miner says he welcomes submissions, so if you’ve got a young’un at home with a talent for drawing, say, MODOK, grab some pen and paper and get crackin’.



Thanks for the kind words, Chris! The girls will be thrilled you enjoy their art and hope your invitation encourages others to submit their art. We look forward to our 5 minute sketches every night. Hopefully, others will join in on the fun.

P.S. ANY com art is welcome … DC characters, cartoons, etc. … as long as the kids and the adults draw together. They can even collaborate on the same image.


So cute – pat those kddies for me! And yourselff, Tim.

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