In response to ethical concerns raised about Marvel's much anticipated The Avengers film, which is based on characters co-created by Jack Kirby and other comic book professionals who (or whose estates) will not benefit financially from the hugely popular motion picture, cartoonist Jon Morris offered a thoughtful proposal for conflicted fans who are mindful of the situation but do not wish to boycott
The Hero Initiative
Created by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan took a vivid look into a possible (maybe likely?) future where excess and depravity and technology and convenience converged with paradoxically beautiful and wretched results for humanity and politics, as seen through the eyes of outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem. The Vertigo series was one of the most idiosyncratic comics on the shelves, and the aestheti
While Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church work hard to offend everyone outside of their inner circle, their supposed upcoming presence at this year's San Diego Comic-Con might be best served by sheer indifference.
Creator Kelly Sue DeConnick, joined by husband Matt Fraction and others, has spearheaded the "God Loves Batman" charity
The Hero Initiative's booth is the place to be at this year's Dragon*Con, which will run August 31 – September 3, 2007. Hero will be located at Tables 1 and 2 in Artist Alley in the Hilton Hotel Galleria Exhibit Hall and is where you will find the amazing Michael Avon Oeming, Terry Moore and Whilce Portacio and more!
In addition to fabulous booth guests, Hero has the first copies of Mice Templar #1 but they are limited to 100 so stop by early. Benefit products include limited editio
Have you ever wanted to be right on the front lines of the comic book industry? A few select Hero Initiative volunteers who have proved themselves dedicated beyond our wildest dreams are, as they are members of an inclusive and growing group called The Hero Initiative Regional Advisory Board.
People from all walks of life with one common denominator-a love of comics and helping ou