The Hero Initiative

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: 100 Project' [Preview]
The Hero Initiative's "100 Project" is a cool recurring collaboration the charity undertakes with various publishers, where together they reach out to one hundred different artists to sketch exclusive sketch variants for milestone issues, with the goal of raising money for creators in…
Russ Heath's Comic About Being Ripped Off By Lichtenstein
With six decades of work under his belt, ​Russ Heath​ is arguably one of the most important creators in comics. It was his art that was, to put it charitably, "adapted" by Roy Lichtenstein for the pop art pieces that made him famous. Of course, as is unfortunately so often th…
Charity Shouldn't Have To Be Comics Creators' Only Option
If you weren’t aware of it before the past few weeks, even a passing interest in the recent Internet comics community likely informed you of the medical-expense-related plight a high-profile pair of comic book creators have been experiencing . First, there was Stan Sakai, the creator of Usagi Yojimb…
Monkeybrain to Donate November Profits to Hero Initiative
For Monkeybrain Comics, Thanksgiving is more than just the fourth Thursday of November and an excuse to eat some turkey and watch the Macy's parade. The digital comics imprint - Home to such titles as Bandette, Edison Rex and The October Girl - is taking the entire month of November to give thanks t…

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