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Rules are here. Sign-ups are here. Friending meme is here.

Schedule
Sign ups open: March 1st
Primary rough drafts due: June 1st (fanworks must be 80% complete)
Primary claims period: June 7th - June 14th
Primary and complement final drafts due: September 1st
Posting: September 7th - September 14th

Primary Minimum Requirements
Fic: 20,000 words
Podfic: 20,000 words (cover art optional)
Mix: 40 songs + track list and write up (cover art optional)
Art/Crafts: something you've spent 40-60 hours on
Vid: 4 minutes

Complement Minimum Requirements
Fic: 10,000 words
Podfic: 10,000 words (cover art optional)
Mix: 20 songs + track list and write up (cover art optional)
Art/Crafts: something you've spent 20-30 hours on
Vid: 2 minutes
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Here is the third check in post, mirrored on our Tumblr.

This is an optional activity, with no deadlines. Answer now, answer later, or skip it completely.

Sooo, May is just about half over, and the draft deadline is looming rather scarily. June 1st is right around the corner, and I know a lot of people are not ready for the deadline. Are you?

We're thinking about pushing back the draft deadline by a month (and consequently the final deadline) - what do you think? Survey here. Let us know what your opinion is.

Otherwise, we hope your creation process is going smoothly, or at least as smoothly as possible.

Comment to this post, or reblog on Tumblr, and:

1. tell us about your favorite trope/narrative kink
2. tell us a little bit about the story (or stories, if you haven't settled on just one) you want to tell
3. comment to someone else's comment and cheer them on

Remember, you're not being graded; there is no wrong answer, because all answers are right.

Let's kick our creativity into gear!
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Here is the second check in post, mirrored on our Tumblr.

This is an optional activity, with no deadlines. Answer now, answer later, or skip it completely.



No matter what kind of fanwork you're planning on creating for this challenge, at the heart of it is a story that you want to tell. And until you have an idea of what that story is, it's hard find the inspiration and creativity to start on your fanwork.

So that's the first step. Think about the story you want to tell. It can be detailed and specific (I want FOB as werewolves!) or more general (I want band-as-chosen-family FEELS!) You can tell more than one story, combining them into a sticky sweet concoction of trope-y goodness. You can have a theme, a idée fixe, a narrative kink.

Comment to this post, or reblog on Tumblr, and:

1. tell us what is your favorite type of drink
2. tell us a little bit about the story (or stories, if you haven't settled on just one) you want to tell
3. comment to someone else's comment and cheer them on

Remember, you're not being graded; there is no wrong answer, because all answers are right.

Let's kickstart our creativity!
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This is the place to leave a comment about how your work is progressing, if you've started it. It's also a place to talk about the fact that you haven't started your fanwork (which is probably most of us).

This is a place to cheer each other on, and to get a little motivation.

If you're still in need of a minion, leave a comment. Read the other comments to see if you can be a minion for someone else.

If you're doing some kind of other thing, like a network on Tumblr or a group watch of something Bandom-ish and you're open to more people joining, leave a comment.

Please keep this space positive and judgement free.
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tl;dr friending memes are a good way to make new friends, but also help develop creative relationships with people who will keep you focused on your Bandom Big Bang fanwork.

Important things to remember:

•You don't have to have a DW to participate - just comment anonymously.
•You don't have to be signed up as a fanwork creator to participate.
•The official BBB Tumblr ([tumblr.com profile] bandombb) and Twitter ([twitter.com profile] bandombigbang) are only for announcements, but there is an inspirational Tumblr that you can contribute to at any time by joining the [tumblr.com profile] bbb-network.
•If you are signed up as a fanwork creator, you can opt to be poked and prodded by mod email.


Friending meme tl;dr part! )
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Welcome to the sign up post for people wanting to participate in the 2017 Bandom Big Bang, either as a primary or complement creator!

Please make sure you have read the rules before signing up. By signing up, you are agreeing to follow the challenge rules. Please direct any questions or concerns to that post or to bandombigbang at gmail dot com.

Sign up with the username you want to be known by, what platform you use most (Tumblr, LJ, DW, etc), and your email address. If you are planning to create more than one fanwork (e.g., one solo and one with a collaborator, or one fic and one art, please make sure that each sign up is a separate comment).

Here is a helpful template for you to cut and paste into the comments:



You should receive an email within a couple of days of signing up. Please responding simply by hitting reply. We want to ensure that emails are getting through to everyone. If after two days you haven't received an email, please check your spam folder before notifying the mods.
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We've gotten a couple of questions about whether BBB 2017 is happening, so we've got the usual interest poll here.

Just as a reminder of the schedule and requirements:

Schedule
Sign ups open: March 1st
Primary rough drafts due: June 1st (fanworks must be 80% complete)
Primary claims period: June 7th - June 14th
Primary and complement final drafts due: September 1st
Posting: September 7th - September 14th

Primary Minimum Requirements
Fic: 20,000 words
Podfic: 20,000 words (cover art optional)
Mix: 40 songs + track list and write up (cover art optional)
Art/Crafts: something you've spent 40-60 hours on
Vid: 4 minutes

Complement Minimum Requirements
Fic: 10,000 words
Podfic: 10,000 words (cover art optional)
Mix: 20 songs + track list and write up (cover art optional)
Art/Crafts: something you've spent 20-30 hours on
Vid: 2 minutes
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Congrats to everyone who managed to finish the challenge. And if you didn't finish, thanks for trying.

Great big thanks to [personal profile] general_jinjur for stepping in as a pinch hitter.

Please take the time to check out the wonderful range of fanworks that were created for this challenge, everything from art to mixes to fic to awesome knitted stuffed cats to zines to podfic. And please try to take the time to leave a kudos or a comment. The very worse reaction a creator can get is indifference.

Additionally, spread the word. If you liked a particular fanwork, Tweet about it, rec it on Tumblr, post a recs list on your journal. Tell your friends. Share the love. Everyone put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears into their fanworks, and it'd be nice to see some appreciation for that.

Up next, a discussion post about the future of Bandom Big Bang.

Without further ado, the 2016 Bandom Big Bang master list of amazing fanworks!

Under here, in no particular order... )
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Primary Fanwork created by Volrosso:

Title: Normal's Just a Setting on a Washing Machine
Format: Fic
Bands: My Chemical Romance, Mindless Self Indulgence
Pairings: Ray Toro/Gerard Way
Size: 70,000 words
Rating: Teen
Warnings: Homophobia
Summary:
Gerard has an astounding imagination, a lot of time on his hands, and a group of willing individuals who are more than happy to go along with whatever nonsense games he comes up with.
The new neighbour has stupid glasses, a supernatural ability to befriend everyone he's ever talked to, and an annoying sort of personality that Gerard really wishes he could hate.


Normal's Just a Setting on a Washing Machine on AO3


Complement Fanwork created by heartofthesunrise:

Title: Art for "Normal's Just a Setting on a Washing Machine"
Format: Art
Bands: My Chemical Romance
Pairings:Ray Toro/Gerard Way
Size: 2 Illustrations
Rating: General
Warnings: None
Summary:
Illustrations for Volrosso's "Normal's Just a Setting" in ink and watercolors.


Art for "Normal's Just a Setting" on AO3
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This was meant to be posted on the 17th... Sorry to everyone I inconvenienced.

Primary Fanwork by moshigami

Title: Misadventures.
 
Format: Fic
 
Bands: My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, Mindless Self Indulgence, Cobra Starship
 
Pairings: Frank Iero x Gerard Way, Mikey Way x Pete Wentz, implied Bob Bryar x Ray Toro, implied Lindsey Ballato x Jimmy Urine
 
Size: 46,050 words

Rating: T
 
Warnings: Major Character Death (temporary), Minor character death, Suicide, Self-harm (non-explicit), Graphic Depictions of violence
 
Summary: Frank Iero's just your average high-school guy on his last year of schooling. But with the sudden return of his best friend and his brother, an annoying crush and some supernatural influences, how is he going to survive his life shaken like a cocktail?
Features feels, Starbucks, deep thoughts and a dash of IKEA.
 
Complementary Fanwork by crepeygirl

Title: a helluva school year.
 
Format: Mix

Parings: N/A
 
Size: 21 songs, 61.8MB, 75 minutes
 
Rating: T
 
Warnings: N/A
 
Summary: a bandom big bang 2016 mix for moshigami's work misadventures.
 
 
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Primary Fanwork created by [tumblr.com profile] caimani/[archiveofourown.org profile] doc3:

Title: Hot American Summer, or The Hardest Thing to Swallow
Format: fic
Bands: The Academy Is..., Cobra Starship
Pairings: William Beckett/Gabe Saporta, Mike Carden/Adam Siska, Andy "The Butcher" Mrotek/Adam Siska
Size: 40,082
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Graphic violence
Summary:
Between the pressures of the 2007 Honda Civic Tour and keeping track of the four werewolves that make up the rest of his band, Bill has his hands full. Now is not the time to be attempting a casual relationship with Gabe Saporta. But things happen (as they always do) and Bill finds himself swept back in Gabe's arms for a heated summer.

Meanwhile, the wolves have their own conflicts. Bill's overbearing protective presence fades to neglect as the summer wears on, leaving them frustrated and quick to latch onto other distractions.


Hot American Summer, or The Hardest Thing to Swallow


Complement Fanwork created by [personal profile] general_jinjur:

Title: Bad Ideas in Good Company
Format: mix
Bands: various
Pairings: none in the mix itself
Size: 24 tracks
Rating: n/a
Warnings: a little violence in a couple of songs
Summary:
I did my best to reflect the turbulence, distractions, and briefly-held peace of the story, and I hope I managed it. <3


Mix, notes, downloads, and tracklist on DW; stream on 8tracks
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Primary Fanwork created by [archiveofourown.org profile] aethel:

Title: Lyn-Z's Projekt Revolution Tour Diary
Format: art
Bands: Mindless Self Indulgence, My Chemical Romance
Pairings:Lindsey/Gerard
Size: 15 pages; 5 MB
Rating: General audiences
Warnings: none
Summary:
A zine about BAMFs who are out of this
world. (Not actually a zine.)


Lyn-Z's Projekt Revolution Tour Diary


Complement Fanwork created by [archiveofourown.org profile] akamine_chan:

Title: The Hesitant Alien / The Punk Rock Princess
Format: Mix
Pairings: implied Lindsey Ballato/Gerard Way
Size: 29 songs, 125 MB zipped file
Rating: NR
Warnings: Possible lyrical mentions of rape/non-con, suicide, self-harm, graphic violence, eating disorders, addiction, abuse.
Summary:
A double album mix of songs to go with aethel's amazingly creative fanwork. For Gerard, I put together a mix of songs that not only evokes his alienness, but is also the music that drew him to Earth. For Lindsey, it's an album of women punk rockers.


The Hesitant Alien / The Punk Rock Princess
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Primary Fanwork created by [personal profile] prophetic:

Title: No Future In Our Dreaming

Format: fic

Bands: My Chemical Romance, The Used

Pairings: Frank/Ray, Frank/Gerard, (brief and incidental Gerard/Bert), Frank/Jamia

Size: 48,908 words

Rating: Explicit

Warnings: sexual content with both characters under 18; drug use and addiction; depression/mental illness; dubious consent; character deaths (minor and off-screen)

Summary:
Frank and Gerard are Americans from Jersey who meet for the first time in 1976 as expats in London. Frank has fallen in with a group of London punks whose noise and rage offer more than the study-abroad year he abandoned. Music has always touched him deeply, but he's reluctant to dredge up the complicated past. Gerard is a struggling photographer and a hanger-on from the art school crowd. He possibly takes too many pills. He may be losing track of where to go next with his art.

1970s Brit punk AU. Remix of Giovanni’s Room, by James Baldwin.

No Future In Our Dreaming on AO3



Complement Fanwork created by [personal profile] winterlover:

Title: artwork for [personal profile] prophetic's story "No Future In Our Dreaming"
Format: graphics, photos
Bands: My Chemical Romance
Pairings: Frank/Gerard
Size: picture-heavy
Rating: none
Warnings: very mild spoilers for the story
Summary: complementary artwork
on AO3



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Primary Fanwork created by andeincascade:
Title: and me here on the ground
Format: podfic
Bands: my chemical romance, fall out boy
Pairings: Frank/Gerard
Size: 3 hours, 18 minutes
Rating: explicit

Warnings: none apply

Summary:
Frank's worked hard to build a life for himself in the city of Jersey, where dragons swoop and dive over the river, and every day is divided by the ringing of the city bells. He knows the streets of the city like he knows the the tattoos on the backs of his hands, and he's content with what he has: a job as a bike courier, friends who love to give him shit, and a crush on a professor of art history at the local university.

But he's also got a secret—one he's been running from for a long time. But all it takes is one delivery to a mysterious, quite-probably-magical bookshop to show Frank that there are some things you can’t outrun. Especially since he’s finally found a place that he doesn’t want to leave.



Podfic on AO3


Complement Fanwork created by aethel:

Title: listening to ande read me a story
Format: art
Bands: My Chemical Romance
Pairings: Frank/Gerard
Size: 1013 x 600 px; 725 KB
Rating: General audiences
Warnings: none
Summary:
a collage inspired by ande's reading of "and me here on the ground" by ktc


listening to ande read me a story



Complement Fanwork created by aethel:

Title: Bandom Big Bang podfic covers
Format: art
Bands: My Chemical Romance
Pairings: Frank/Gerard
Size: 167 KB, 186 KB, 230 KB
Rating: General audiences
Warnings: none
Summary:
3 podfic covers for ande's podfic


Bandom Big Bang podfic covers
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Primary Fanwork created by [personal profile] melusina:

Title: Love Will Tear Us Apart
Format: Fic
Bands: Fall Out Boy
Pairings: Pete/Patrick
Size: 30,265 words
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: None
Summary:
Pete and Patrick spend so much time together, it doesn't occur to them that they're soul bonded until the hiatus breaks all of their usual routines. Pete feels like he's been handed everything he could ever want, but Patrick's suspicious of the bond and eager to pursue his solo career. Somehow they have to find a way to make it work.


Love Will Tear Us Apart


Complement Fanwork created by [personal profile] doctorkilljoy:

Title: Fan Art for Love Will Tear Us Apart by melusina
Format: Art
Bands: Fall Out Boy
Pairings: Pete/Patrick
Size: Large
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: None
Summary:
As he listens, lyrics start to bubble up in his brain--perfectly turned phrases that are both strikingly familiar and completely new. They're exactly right for the music Patrick's playing, and Pete knows from experience that if he doesn't get them down quickly, he'll lose them. He looks around, but there's not so much as a pencil or a scrap of paper in the room. The words are coming faster and faster, and Pete begins to panic as he realizes that the earlier lyrics are already slipping away from him. Part of him is afraid that if he speaks, he'll break the quiet, companionable mood, but it's like the words are building up inside of him, and he'll explode if he doesn't get them out. He opens his mouth and tries to explain to Patrick what he's thinking, but all that comes out is a string of random syllables.


Fan Art for Love Will Tear Us Apart by melusina
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Primary Fanwork created by SunshineAndRoseWater:

Title: A World That Sends You Reeling

Format: Fic

Bands: My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy

Pairings: Gerard Way/Patrick Stump

Size: 26,000+ words

Rating: Mature

Warnings: graphic violence, character death, alcohol abuse

Summary:
In the year 2019 the world ended and a City arose to bring back civilization and order. Mikey, unsatisfied with life in the City, flees into the desert to become a Killjoy. Gerard is reluctant to follow. He’s a single parent with child to take care of, he can’t just go chasing fantasies anymore. Then tragedy strikes. Gerard follows Mikey into the desert where he gets picked up by the Killjoys and becomes Party Poison. Soon Gerard finds being the leader of the Killjoys isn't easy and if he doesn't fulfill his role there will be consequences.

This is a story about ideas and how other people misinterpret them.


On AO3


Complement Fanwork created by Jiksa:

Title: When the End Comes Reeling
Format: Art
Bands: Mr Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy
Pairings: Gerard Way/Patrick Stump
Size: 19 Pieces
Rating: Mature
Warnings: Mentions of alcoholism/addiction and minor character death. Art features Killjoys-esque stylized and non-graphic depictions of a firearms, a graveyard, child soldiers, a bullet wound and a dead body.
Summary:
Art for SunshineAndRoseWater's fic "A World That Sends You Reeling."


On AO3
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Primary Fanwork created by doctorkilljoy:

Title: Ad Astra
Format: Fan Fic
Bands: My Chemical Romance, Comics RPF, Mindless Self Indulgence, Fall Out Boy
Pairings: Frank Iero/Grant Morrison, Frank Iero/Grant Morrison/Gerard Way, Patrick Stump/Pete Wentz
Size: 55,534 words
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Major character injury
Summary:
Basically Star Trek with corsets, canes, and polyamory. Full description in fic.


On AO3


Complement Fanwork created by awake_atnight:

Title: Ad Astra Fan Mix
Format: Mix
Size: 20 tracks
Rating: Teen
Warnings: Some explicit language on tracks
Summary:
Super sweet mix


On DW
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Primary Fanwork created by Go0se

Title: The Edges
Format: Fic
Bands: My Chemical Romance, smattering of bandom
Pairings: Kobra Kid/Party Poison, Fun Ghoul/Original Female Character, platonic Grace and everyone
Size: 72k
Rating: T / PG-13
Warnings: Graphic violence, bereavement, referenced death of a loved one, past character death, implied/referenced drug use.
Summary:
A 'How Grace Got to be a Fabulous Killjoy' story.
Featuring four people who weren't in a band called My Chemical Romance, a ten year old who wasn't a spy, a diner that no one can find on a map, a totalitarian government (of course) that manufactures all the maps, improbable geography, clothes that matter, music that matters, food that doesn't matter all that much, and a cat who may or may not be a metaphor. Fun Ghoul tries to help; Party Poison needs to keep everyone alive; Kobra Kid is called on to dispense wisdom; Jet Star watches out and keeps spirits up. And Grace, she just wants to go home.

AO3





Complement Fanwork created by Syrupwit [creator]:

Title: spark in you
Format: Mix
Bands: My Chemical Romance (Killjoys)
Pairings: Gen
Size: 12 tracks
Rating: T / PG-13
Warnings: None
Summary:
Soundtrack for "The Edges."


8tracks

Tracklist rationales

Download link
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Primary fanwork by LadySmutterella

Front Row Seats (41983 words) by johanirae, LadySmutterella
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: My Chemical Romance, Bandom
Rating: Mature
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Frank Iero/Gerard Way
Characters: Gerard Way, Frank Iero, Mikey Way, Ray Toro
Additional Tags: Animal Transformation, Drug Use, Addiction, Angst
Series: Part 1 of Front Row Seats
Summary:

When Gerard swallows the pill the guy hands him, he knows without question that he's not coming back from Japan. One way or another, metaphorically or literally, this is it. He's had enough. He's done.


When he wakes up the next morning though, something is seriously different. There's fur where there should be skin, paws where there should be hands, and when he opens his mouth to scream - the sound that comes out is unmistakably a bark.


He's not stupid. Either he's still high (likeliest option) or he's been tasked with some sort of magical fucking transformation quest with mystical requirements to fulfill before he can get his body back (ridiculous option). 


When his band mates barge into his hotel room, frantically rifling through his things for clues and calling around to the police, the embassy, hospitals and the morgue - the likelihood of option 2 rises horrifyingly. Trouble is, he has no fucking idea what he's supposed to learn or find or which problem he's meant to solve to get himself out of this mess.  


Stuck in a foreign country, in a foreign body, and in a race against time - is Gerard going to fulfill his quest before it's too late?



Complimentary fanwork by Johanirae

Illustrations to Front Row Seats (693 words) by johanirae, LadySmutterella
Chapters: 2/2
Fandom: Bandom, My Chemical Romance
Rating: Mature
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Frank Iero/Gerard Way, Frank Iero/Mikey Way, Gerard Way & Mikey Way
Characters: Frank Iero, Gerard Way, Mikey Way
Additional Tags: bandom big bang 2016, Illustration, Animal Transformation, Angst, Drug Use
Series: Part 2 of Front Row Seats
Summary:

Illustrations to LadySmuterella's 2016 Bandom Big Bang fic Front Row Seats

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