When The Hero Initiative calls for big-name artists to draw covers for auctions, they tend to step up, and unlike the guy who sold "Archie" #1 to protest the Veronica marriage, 50 different artists from George Pérez and John Romita Sr. to Todd McFarlane and Cliff Chiang have chosen to celebrate the event and help raise money for creators in need. Like the "Ultima
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-- Comics creator Neill Cameron teaches us our ABCs all over again with an in-the-works collection of alphabet-themed superhero and comic book character art. (Robot 6)
-- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln library archives holds a digital
To honor Mike Wieringo and celebrate his life, a special festive event has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 19 at 7:30 pm in Manhattan. This event, coupled with a Newsarama.com eBay Auction,
The Hero Initiative launches its newest benefit product, The 3-minute Sketchbook, on Friday, August 31, 2007 at 8 pm with an amazing comic talent-studded event in Los Angeles! The event will take place The Secret Headquarters, the amazing comic store/art gallery hybrid in L.A.'s trendy Silver Lake nei
Come to The Hero Initiative's booth #645 to see Ty Templeton, John Romita Sr. and John Romita Jr., Michael Golden and C.B. Cebulski and a whole lot more!
Not only does The Hero Initiative have stellar booth talent, but Frank Quitely will be donating an art piece, which will be raffled off via silent auction and it is the only way to get a piece of his artwork at Fan Expo! In addition, you will find lots of merchandise like CGC graded books, $1 comics, Marvel Then And Now DVDs, original comic pages and various trades that are brand new to our Canadian supporters! Also, the new Ultimate Spider-Man #100 book will be available for the first time in Canada!
Friday, August 24 (con hours 4-9 pm)
Ty Templeton: 6 pm – 7 pm
Saturday, August 25 (con hours 10-7)
John Romita Sr.: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
C.B. Cebulski: 11 am – 12 pm
Jimmy Palmiotti (Painkiller Jane, Countdown, Jonah Hex) and Amanda Conner (Green Arrow Black Canary Wedding Special, Power Girl), along with an impressive slate of additional writers and artists have joined the roster for the September 8-9, 2007 Baltimore Comic-Con.
Scott Kurtz (PvP), Tim Truman (Conan), Pop Mhan (Spy Boy), Norman Lee (Mary Jane), Bob McLeod (New Mutants), Stephane Roux (Birds of Prey),
Munny, the Kid Robot produced vinyl toy, is now a fundraiser for The Hero Initiative, thanks to our friends at Kansas' Elite Comics and our Regional Advisory Board member Cullen Stapleton!
Starting on August 8th, we are challenging you to show us your stuff! Decorate a Munny in the best design possible. Make it Loud! Make it Bo
What a combination – Paul Jenkins and a pool table! Join The Hero Initiative as we kick off Wizard World Chicago with what is sure to be The con's most talked-about event!
Come to booth #140 to challenge Paul Jenkins at pool for $30 (100% of Which will go to support the men and women Hero serves)! If you beat Paul, you can win fabulous prizes! In addition, once a day, we'll also Have:
• THE BIG DIRTY! Instead of $30, a fan can challenge Paul to a single Game for $500, and possibly with a $1000+ prize package!
• THUNDERDOME (Two men enter, Paul Jenkins leaves!) Other pros will Challenge Jenkins for some crazy stakes! Joe Quesada, Michael Turner And Mark Millar are all in, and Jenkins will even shoot BEHIND HIS BACK against Quesada to even things up!
In addition, Hero's booth #140 will have talent including Arthur Suydam, Phil Hester, Tim Seeley and Gordon Purcell! You can also win An opportunity via an Ebay auction to have a grading/restoration Detection lunch with Steve Borock from CGC. PLUS the premiere of the Ultimate Spider-Man #100 Project softcover and hardcover books happens Here WITH a special 8-man signing featuring some of the amazing Artists