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Alan Moore Gives Back to His Hometown Community This Holiday Season

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In what critics will surely hail as a brilliant and groundbreaking deconstruction of Hayao Miyazaki's 1989 anime Majo no Takkyubin (Kiki's Delivery Service), where a witch uses her powers for the benefit of her community, influential comic book writer and sometimes magician Alan Moore has made news by making a generous Christmastime donation to the needy in his hometown of Northampton, England. The co-creator of such memorable

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Help the Hero Initiative Just by Buying Groceries

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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! Studios and the Hero Initiative have part

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Life-Size Gundam’s Spare Parts Auctioned for Charity in Japan

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Innumerable "Mobile Suit Gundam" fans have dreamed of making like series protagonist Amuro Ray and piloting Japan's (unfortunately strictly ornamental) scale replica of the RX-78-2, but given that the scenario isn't exactly in the cards, bidders on Japan's Yahoo! Auctions site settled for the next best thing on Monday and purchased three spare parts and three unused decals from the mech with the proceeds going to charity.According to Anime News Network, those who won the Mobile Suit swag raised a combined 4,001,000 yen (around $

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SOTA Is Auctioning A Unique Lightning Blanka Statue In An Effort To Help Haiti

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Comic books, video games, action figures and other assorted geekery are all well and good, but when a tragedy as big as the earthquake in Haiti strikes, it's hard to focus too much on pop culture without feeling a bit shallow, even if it is our passion and an every day of our lives

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Comic Pros Form ‘Heroes For Haiti’ To Help Earthquake Victims

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Responding to the devastation of this week's 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, comic creators Mike Cavallaro, Jeff Newelt and CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein have banded together to form "Heroes For Haiti," a group seeking

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Movember Alert: The Most Heroic Mustaches In Comics

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It's finally Movember (and folks are already participating in Mustaches Vs. Cancer), so in the spirit of raising the awareness needed to someday wipe out the threat of prostate and testicular cancers, we've joined forces with our participating peers at Asylum to help spread the word.

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has a detailed synopsis of the editorial staff currently participating in the contest, all of whom a

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Buy The Batmobile For A Good Cause. Seriously, Buy It Right Now.

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Most days, I - like most nerds - wake up disappointed by two facts: 1. I'm not as awesome as Adam West and 2. I'm not as awesome as Burt Ward. Well now, thanks to Charity Buzz, nerds everywhere finally have a glimmer of hope to change all that:

Those on the market for a new set of wheels can now bid on a replica of the 1960s "Batman" television series' Batmobile over at CharityBuzz.com.

In addition to improving on

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Harness Your Mustache-Growing Super Powers To Combat Cancer

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Mustachioed males, heed destiny's mighty call! Yes, it's that special time of year when able-bodied dudes confine the majority their facial hair to their upper lip to battle cancer.

As such, the Asylum Network is digging as a host of blo

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Drawing For Tomorrow: A 24 Hour Comic Book Day Event

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On October 20, 2007 hundreds of artists and writers across the globe will take up pencil and pen and work for 24 straight hours to produce a complete 24 page comic book. Thousands of fans

Detroit’s Comic City Stores Raffle to Benefit The Hero Initiative

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Comic City, Detroit's hometown comic book chain announces its raffle to benefit The Hero Initiative. Don't miss out on the amazing raffle items, which include items from creators such as Joss Whedon, Neil Gaiman, Simone Bianchi, Brian K. Vaughan and Tim S

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