• Hero Initiative at Chicago’s C2E2 With special booth guests AND a great party!

    Hero will host great talent at our booth, #1459, including Cully Hamner (Green Lantern), Gordon Purcell (Star Trek), and Jim Brozman (Dick Tracy). Bring your books and a grab sketch! Don’t miss out! And the Battlepug party is ON! Make sure to make the scene on Saturday night, April 25, as Aw Yeah Comics and Arcade Brewery roll out the new Battlepug beer at 9 p.m. in the Grant Park room at the Hyatt connected to the convention center. Cick HERE for MORE

  • Herb Trimpe, 1939-2015

    The legendary artist and friend to all has passed away. Please click here for more.

  • BOOM ISLAND BREWING COMPANY TO RAISE MONEY FOR HERO INITIATIVE

    Boom Island Brewing Company is proud to announce a unique fundraising event aimed at comic book and craft beer aficionados. Bill Willingham will autograph the personally designed label of Boom Island Brewing Company’s Belgian strong “Gravity No. 9.” A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Hero Initiative~ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!!

  • HERO COMICS 2014 PREVIEW

    IDW Publishing's Hero Comics 2014 benefit book hits stores Nov. 19! The $3.99 book contains the last ever Maxx story from Sam Kieth, a Jon Sable story by Mike Grell, "The Hero Heist" by Gerry Conway and Phil Hester; and "Pod People" by Kurt Busiek, Danny Busiek, and Gene Ha! Also included are amazing "Hero In Action" stories telling firsthand how Hero helps people and changes lives, such as this one from Connie Carlton, Troy Hickman, and Chris Ivy!

  • Phil Hester draws 97 Kirbys!

    Phil Hester did 97 Kirby drawings on Jack Kirby's 97th birthday! Check out the whole gallery!

  • Tom Ziuko talks about how Hero helps him

    The longtime colorist of Superman, Hellblazer and more talks about how Hero helps him, and what YOU can do!

  • Mike Grell says some very nice words about Hero Initiative

    The classic artist is BACK after a bout with cellulitis and some help from Hero!

  • Russ Heath Speaks About Hero Initiative!

    I’m a pretty lucky guy. At 86 years old and with a bum knee (or two!), things are just a little more difficult. But Hero Initiative has been able to help me with finances, smooth over some medical expenses, and find me some very nice-paying art jobs. And now, one of their associates has just helped me in a new and immense way.

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The Hero Initiative creates a financial safety net for comic creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. Since inception, the Hero Initiative has been fortunate enough to benefit over 50 creators and their families with over $500,000 worth of much-needed aid, fueled by your contributions! It's a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

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