News & Press Releases

JACK KIRBY TURNS 97 ON AUGUST 28 WITH HERO INITIATIVE

August 19, 2014

“Wake Up and Draw” and Kirby4Heroes events planned


Hero Initiative hits Wizard World Chicago

August 18, 2014

With Hero-exclusive special guests, 3DplusMe promos, new Overstreet and more!


HERO AT SDCC~ With Overstreet exclusive and CGC Signings plus two great parties: Stone Brewing’s Hop-con and LA Times Hero Complex!

July 21, 2014


ROCK COMIC CON: Denver 2014

June 9, 2014


Hop-Con 2.0: The w00tstout Launch Festival on July 23

June 2, 2014

Featuring Stone w00tstout 2.0 Collaborators Wil Wheaton, Drew Curtis and Aisha Tyler


Hero Initiative Heads to the Beach with special guest Nate Van Dyke!

May 27, 2014


Trimpe. Wolverine. Hero Exclusive Overstreet #44.

May 16, 2014

Co-creator Herb Trimpe returns to Wolverine for the Guide!


Uncanny X-Men 100 Project cover gallery

May 15, 2014


Hero Initiative heads to San Jose’s BIG WOW! Comic-Fest

May 7, 2014

With Participants of Walking Dead100 Project


Tom Ziuko on the Hero Initiative

May 7, 2014

His credits include Superman, Hellblazer, Crisis on Infinite Earths, and even Scooby-Doo. This is what Tom has to say in May,


Hero Initiative Cruises into Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con

April 24, 2014


Hero Initiative partners with YMCA for Adventure Time kids’ Art Day!

April 16, 2014

Collector’s Paradise in Winnetka, CA hosts event with artists, lessons, pizza, and FUN!


Hero Initiative breezes into the Windy city of Chicago for C2E2

April 11, 2014

With special Guest Brian Azzarello


Hero Initiative Stampedes to Calgary Comic Expo!

April 9, 2014


SharpComics Debuts Variant Comics at C2E2 with Bob Layton signing for Hero

April 4, 2014


Hero Initiative makes its first ever appearance at Wizard World St. Louis!

March 24, 2014


Hero Initiative Parties with Multiversity Comics and Dark Horse At Seattle Emerald City Comic Con

March 17, 2014


Hero Initiative hits Orlando MegaCon with original Wolverine artist Herb Trimpe!

March 10, 2014


Hero Initiative travels to Planet Comicon in Kansas City

March 7, 2014


Hero Initiative makes first-ever trip to Wizard World Sacramento!

February 27, 2014


Golden Apple and KaBOOM! Host Hero Initiative Membership party!

February 4, 2014

Get a Free Sketch from artist of choice in attendance on a KaBOOM! Get-a-Sketch Cover!


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

January 22, 2014


AW YEAH comic book store Hosts Hero Initiative Membership party!

January 13, 2014

Free copy of BOOM Studios’ new comic book CURSE signed by co-writer Michael Moreci when attendees sign up to become a Hero Initiative member


Hero Initiative is playing games at Long Beach Comic and Horror Con!

November 18, 2013


Hero Initiative makes first-ever trip to Wizard World Austin!

November 12, 2013

With legendary writer and editor Dennis O’Neil!


The Walking Dead 100 Project invades Toronto!

November 8, 2013


Hero Initiative hits New York Comic Con!

September 30, 2013

The Legendary Al Plastino attends, plus Multiversity and Molly Danger parties and much more!


Hero Initiative Hits Wizard World’s Ohio Comic Con

September 13, 2013

Special guests to support our cause!


Mike Grell says some very nice words about Hero Initiative

September 7, 2013

The classic artist is BACK after a bout with cellulitis


Los Angeles Comic Stores Help Hero Initiative with Ralphs Sign-up Events!

September 5, 2013

Three events with GREAT giveaways let YOU raise money for Hero every time you buy groceries!


Hero Initiative hits Baltimore Comic Con with EXCLUSIVE Appearances by Comic Legends!

August 26, 2013


‘IMAGE DUPLICATOR’ TAKES ART BACK AND RAISES MONEY FOR CHARITY

August 19, 2013

Hero Initiative benefits from Orbital Comics events


HERO INITIATIVE CELEBRATES JACK KIRBY’S 96th BIRTHDAY ON AUGUST 28 WITH THE KIRBY FAMILY

August 15, 2013

“Wake Up and Draw” and Kirby4Heroes events planned


Hero Initiative Hits Wizard Chicago August 8-11

August 2, 2013

Exclusive creators, Overstreet and Ballistic are part of the excitement!


Stan Lee Lends a Helping “Voice”

July 19, 2013

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


Hero Initiative Hits San Diego Comic Con

July 10, 2013

With Overstreet, Lady Death and Ballistic exclusives, plus two great parties: Stone Brewing’s Hop-con and comiXology Meet Your Makers!


Fans… MEET YOUR MAKERS ComiXology Partners with The Hero Initiative for “The Blank Page Project” Charity Event at Comic-Con International 2013

July 1, 2013

A two-hour charity event celebrating creators that all fans are invited to join!


Hero Initiative hits the ground with 30 creators at Phoenix Comicon on Memorial Day weekend!

May 14, 2013


Strangers in Paradise on Hero Exclusive Overstreet #43

May 9, 2013

Terry Moore illustrates cover for The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide


HERO INITIATIVE & SKYBOUND ANNOUNCE WALKING DEAD #100 GALLERY SHOW ON MAY 31st

April 23, 2013

See All 106 THE WALKING DEAD #100 Original Sketch Covers on Display Together for First Time Ever! Bid on Four Covers Online or In Person Benefitting Hero Initiative, Meet Cover Artists Sina Grace, Todd Nauck and Jason Reeves


Hero Initiative at Chicago’s C2E2

April 9, 2013

With special guests John McCrea, Gene Ha and longtime Chicago Bear Israel Idonije


Dynamic Forces-exclusive Ten Grand covers benefit Hero!

March 19, 2013

New Joe's Comics launch from acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski helps out Hero!


Hero Initiative at MegaCon With special Guest Whilce Portacio

March 7, 2013

Dollar days and Uno’s Chicago Grill Helps Out!


Roger Slifer Update, March 4, 2013

March 4, 2013


Peter David Post-stroke Update February 28, 2013

February 28, 2013


Hero Initiative at Emerald City Comic Con

February 26, 2013

Dollar Days all weekend! All to raise money for Hero Initiative!


Writer Peter David continues his recovery from a stroke suffered Dec. 30.

January 22, 2013


BRIAN PULIDO ON CARS4CAUSES AND HERO INITIATIVE

December 21, 2012


Hero Initiative's 2013 memberships are NOW available!

December 13, 2012

To show your support and get GREAT benefits, register NOW!


Russ Heath Speaks Out on behalf of Hero Initiaitive!

December 12, 2012

I’m a pretty lucky guy.


San Diego Comic Con

July 23-27, 2014

Wizard World Chicago

August 21-24, 2014

Baltimore Comic Con

September 5-7, 2014

Long Beach Comic Con

September 27-28, 2014




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