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Help the Hero Initiative Just by Buying Groceries
If you've ever wanted to contribute to The Hero Initiative -- the comic book industry's non-profit group supporting comics creators in dire need of medical or financial support -- but haven't been able to, it's about to get a lot easier. Los Angeles-based BOOM...
Awesome Archie Covers Created for Charity
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 To...
Link Ink — Superhero Alphabet, Government Comics
-- 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 collection of 175 free government comics from around the wor…
Wieringo-Inspired Art Available Via eBay Starting Today
Press Release
Much-beloved comic artist Mike Wieringo passed away on August 12 of a heart attack. Many artists immediately did Wieringo tribute pieces, and many wished to donate them to charity. As Mike was a lover of both comics and animals, Mike's family elected to donate them to The Hero Init…
New York Remembrance For Mike Wieringo Scheduled For September 19
Press Release
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, is open to all fans. There will be a number of writers, artists, and contemporaries of M…
The Hero Initiative Launches “The 3-Minute Sketchbook”
Press Release
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
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Hero Hits Canada’s Fan Expo 2007
Press Release
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 of…
Conner and Palmiotti Join Baltimore Comic-Con
Press Release
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
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