The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan℠
A BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge

Who Is Captain Mercaptan?

Calling all elementary school teachers! Are you interested in a new art project? Looking for a creative way to teach your students about science? Would you like to help your school win $10,000?! Participate in The Adventures of Captain Mercaptan and your school could win BIG. The contest is open to all elementary schools (grades K-5) within the BGE service area. Read the Marvel® and Captain Mercaptan comic book and then draw a comic book cover about an important gas safety message you learned from it.

Entries accepted until March 19, 2017. The online public voting period will run from March 27-April 9 and winners will be announcement sometime in May.

Visit to learn more and to download the official entry kit.