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Monday 30 January 2017 | Category : New Products

Design a Superhero Competition!

Maped's mighty Color'Peps Superhero Paint Range has landed! To celebrate its awesomeness, we're calling on First News readers to design their very own superhero and win amazing prizes!

Maped Superhero paints have come to the rescue in the fight against boredom! The brand new poster paints come in a rainbow of bright colours and are ultra-washable on skin and fabrics. Each bottle features an individual character with their own superhero personality, name and mask. They come in sets containing primary or secondary colours,  or fluos and metallics.

Also available is the fun Superhero watercolour palette. With 12 vibrant colours and a paintbrush included, it has everything you need to create colourful pictures of your own superhero! Simply add water to each paint tablet for a watercolour effect. Which superhero will you choose to save the day?


How to enter:


We want you to get as colourful and creative as possible when designing your superhero. Here's some handy pointers to help you on your mission...


  • What will your superhero look like?
  • What will they wear? A cool cape or a mysterious mask perhaps?
  • What will there super power be?
  • Will they have any fancy gadgets?
  • What will they be called?


Terms and Conditions


 Send your entries to with the subject line ‘First News Competition’.


Include your name, age and school name in your entry.


The Marketing team at Maped Helix will pick the winner.


The winner will receive a Color’Peps colouring bundle including the new Superhero paint range to the value of £50 and the new Superhero paint range for their class to the value of £100.


Individual prize bundle: Primary Colours Poster Paint set, Fluos and Metallics Poster Paint set, Watercolours set, Jungle Innovation Felt Pens and stand, Long Life Innovation Felt Pen set, Fluo colouring pencil pack and colouring pencils in a metal tin set.


School prize bundle: Primary Colours Poster Paint x3 boxes, Secondary Colours Poster Paint x2 boxes, Fluos and Metallics Poster Paint x2 boxes, Watercolours x3.


Competition closes at midnight on 28 February 2017.


Winners will be contacted via email.


The winning child or school will be asked to take part in a follow up First News Your Views Report.