• ALL through the month of March!! Vote in the Mix March Madness 2014 Webcomics tourney!

    You can buy extra votes with a donation to Hero! Click here for more!

  • Stan and Sharon Sakai Auction

    March 6th, the auction benefiting Stan & Sharon Sakai starts on eBay at 5:pm PST. And the Magic eBay auction will be under "CAPSauction". Be sure to check it out... >>

  • 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!

  • Hero Initiative Announces 2014 Convention Schedule—20 dates in all!

    Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that raises money for comic veterans in medical and financial need, will be attending 20 comic conventions in 2014! Click HERE for More!

  • Hero Initiative Ticket Packages at Long Beach Comic Expo

    Tickets for the May 31-June 1 Long Beach Comic Expo are on sale NOW! Get you tickets and get in on SPECIAL Hero Initiative ticket packages!

  • The Blank Page Project 2013 July 19

    Taken at Hilton San Diego Bayfront We rocked Comic-Con International 2013 at The Blank Page Project. Thank You comiXology for your amazing support and help raising money for Hero Initiative. The piece will be auctioned off at another date...see more here

  • Stan Lee Lends a Helping "Voice"

    And donates his “God Woke” poem to benefit Hero Initiative as an iTunes download!

  • Russ Heath Speaks out 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.

  • Strangers in Paradise on Hero Exclusive Overstreet #43

    Terry Moore illustrates cover for The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide. For the fourth consecutive year, Gemstone Publishing and The Hero Initiative have teamed up to raise money for comic creators in need, and this time they’re embracing not only indy comics but a cosplay theme with cover artist Terry Moore’s Strangers In Paradise taking center stage.

Hero News

Hero Initiative breezes into the Windy city of Chicago for C2E2

Friday, April 11, 2014

With special Guest Brian Azzarello

About Hero

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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