Humble Comics Bundle: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner Centennial Celebration

The Humble Comics Bundle: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner Centennial Celebration will run from July 12 – July 26 at 11 a.m. Pacific time

 LOS ANGELES, CA (July 11, 2017)~ This year, San Diego Comic-Con International is honoring the lives and careers of Jack Kirby and Will Eisner – legendary comics creators who were both born in 1917. We’re joining the celebration with this bundle! You’ll find classic comics, epic collections, and fascinating history from Dark Horse Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, Image Comics, TwoMorrows Publishing, and Fantagraphics. Cheers to the memory of these two comics greats!

Customers can pay just $1 or more for:

  • Jack Kirby Collector Issue #16
  • Jack Kirby Collector Issue #62
  • Young Romance: The Best of Simon & Kirby’s Romance Comics
  • Will Eisner’s The Spirit: Corpse Makers Issues #1-3
  • Alter Ego Issue #48
  • Jack Kirby Checklist Gold Edition
  • Kirby Unleashed
  • Jack Kirby Collector Issue #63
  • A Celebration of Will

Customers who pay $8 or more will also get:

  • Young Romance Vol. 2: The Early Simon & Kirby Romance Comics
  • Last Day in Vietnam: A Memory, 2nd Edition
  • Comic Book Artist Vol. 2 Issue #6
  • Lee & Kirby: The Wonder Years
  • Silver Star: Graphite Edition
  • Captain Victory & The Galactic Rangers Issues #1-6
  • Supermen! The First Wave of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941

Those who pay $15 or more will receive all of that plus:

  • Will Eisner: A Spirited Life Deluxe Edition
  • Fagin The Jew 10th Anniversary Edition
  • Will Eisner’s The Spirit Issues #1-12
  • Kirby Genesis Issues #0-8
  • Silver Star
  • Kirby Five-Oh!
  • The Secret History of Marvel Comics: Jack Kirby and the Moonlighting Artists at Martin Goodman’s Empire
  • Kirby: Genesis – Silver Star Issues #1-6
  • Kirby: Genesis – Dragonsbane Issues #1-4
  • Kirby: Genesis – Captain Victory Issues #1-6

 

As with all Humble Bundles, customers choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publishers, charities, and Humble Bundle. The Humble Comics Bundle: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner Centennial Celebration supports the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Hero Initiative.

 

About Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle sells games, ebooks, software, and other digital content through pay-what-you-want bundle promotions, the Humble Store, and the Humble Monthly curated subscription service. When buying a bundle, customers not only choose how much to pay, but also how their payment is divided between the content creators, charity, and Humble Bundle. Purchases from the Humble Store and subscriptions to Humble Monthly also help support charity. In 2017, Humble Bundle announced the launch of a multi-platform funding and creative initiative to publish games “Presented by Humble Bundle.” Since the company’s launch in 2010, Humble Bundle and its community have raised more than $98 million for a wide range of charities across the world. To see more, visit https://www.humblebundle.com.

About The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero Initiative creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment. Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $1 million to the comics’ veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

 

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Hero Initiative Has Massive San Diego Comic-Con Plans

Two parties, top artists, exclusive Overstreet guide, and CGC Signature Series signings!

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 11, 2017) – The Hero Initiative, the charitable organization dedicated to helping veteran comic creators in medical or financial need, is traveling into Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 19 thru 23 at the San Diego Convention Center. We have exclusives, parties, and special guests throughout the weekend that you will not want to miss! Booth #5003 is the place to be!
The parties start on Wednesday with Stone Brewing’s annual Hop-Con! Stone’s famous w00tstout beer will flow at Stone World Bistro, and artist Walter Simonson has the honor to create this year’s label and print for the famed beer. Prints will be available for sale at the venue and at Hero’s booth at the convention! Don’t miss out on this epic event! Proceeds benefit Hero, so get your tickets NOW!
The good times continue to roll at Gabe Eltaeb’s Fourth Annual Comic Kickoff Fundraiser and Party at Basic Bar and Pizza at 410 10th Ave. in downtown San Diego from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.! Win great raffle prizes, meet amazing artists and have a couple drinks all to support Hero initiative! Artists in attendance include Todd Nauck, Jim Calafiore, Eddie Nunez and Carlos D’Anda.

Hero is thrilled to have Rob Liefeld draw Deadpool for Hero’s exclusive Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #47 cover! This yearly must-have of comics knowledge and pricing info is limited to 500 copies in hardcover only at $35, so make sure you grab one at out booth!

Hero is also your exclusive go-to for CGC Signature Series signings for top creators Dave Gibbons, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Dan Jurgens, Steve Orlando, Mike Grell, Nicola Scott, Brian Haberlin, Walt and Louise Simonson, John Layman, Ron Marz, Bill Morrison, Jai Nitz, Joe Staton, Mark Waid, and Bill Willingham. Drop your books off at CGC, booth #4315 no later than Friday July 21 by 5:00 p.m., and get your Signatures Series without the hassle of lines!

And Hero has an outstanding talent lineup all weekend at our booth! Swing by booth #5003 to meet your favorite creators, including:

Wed., July 19 (con hours 600-900)
700-800: Scott Koblish

Thur., July 20 (con hours 930-700)
1100-1200: Peter Krause
100-200: Dan Jurgens
200-330: Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson

Fri., July 21 (con hours 930-700)
100-200: Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson
400-500: Peter Krause

Sat., July 22 (con hours 930-700)
1200-100: Dan Jurgens
100-200: Andrew Pepoy
530-630: Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson

Sun., July 23 (con hours 930-500)
200-330: Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson

Art attached: Walter Simonson w00tstout label, Comic Kickoff party flyer, Overstreet #47 cover, CGC Signature Series list

 

Support Charity and Sample The Industry’s Best With the Humble Comics Bundle: Eisner Nominees 2017 Showcase!

June 7, 2017 – Humble Bundle and the comics industry’s finest publishers are teaming up for a new digital comics bundle, sampling the 2017 Eisner Award nominees to support charity!

The Humble Comics Bundle: Eisner Nominees 2017 Showcase features over $198 of original content from some of the most creative writers and artists in comics. Customers will receive titles nominated for Best New Series, Best Anthology, Best Short Story, Best Single Issue, and more. The Humble Comics Bundle: Eisner Nominees 2017 Showcase gives access to some of the industry’s best work of the year.

Named for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are considered the “Oscars” of the comics industry. William Erwin “Will” Eisner was one of the earliest cartoonists to work in American comics. He is noted for his experiments with content and form; he popularized the term “graphic novel” and was an early contributor to formal comics studies. The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are presented under the auspices of Comic-Con International. In 2017 they celebrate their 29th year of highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels.

The bundle includes standout titles from publishers Fantagraphics, Baltic Comics, Drawn & Quarterly, Dark Horse Comics, Big Planet Comics & Retrofit Comics, Archie Comics, IDW Publishing, Valiant Comics, Black Mask Studios, Kilgore Books & Comics, and Silver Sprocket.

As with all Humble Bundles, customers choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publishers, charities, and Humble Bundle. The Humble Comics Bundle: Eisner Nominees 2017 Showcase supports the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Hero Initiative.

Customers can pay $1 or more and receive:

  • Uptight #5
  • Faith Vol. 1
  • Kim & Kim: This Glamorous, High-Flying Rock Star Life
  • Blammo #9
  • Archangel #1
  • Your Black Friend

 

Those who pay $8 or more will also receive:

  • Black Hammer #1
  • Beasts of Burden: What the Cat Dragged In
  • Babybel Wax Bodysuit
  • Jughead Vol. 1
  • Love Is Love
  • Bloodshot Reborn Vol. 1

 

At $15 or more, customers will get all of the above plus:

  • Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists
  • Kramers Ergot 9
  • Baltic Comics Anthology š! #26: dADa
  • Hot Dog Taste Test
  • Briggs Land #1-3

 

The Humble Comics Bundle: Eisner Nominees 2017 Showcase runs from now until Wednesday, June 21 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.

To check out the bundle, head to: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/eisner-nominees-2017-comics

 

About Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization protecting the freedom to read comics! Our work protects readers, creators, librarians, retailers, publishers, and educators who face the threat of censorship. We monitor legislation and challenge laws that would limit the First Amendment. We create resources that promote understanding of comics and the rights our community is guaranteed. Every day we publish news and information about censorship events as they happen. We are partners in the Kids’ Right to Read Project and Banned Books Week. Our expert legal team is available at a moment’s notice to respond to First Amendment emergencies. CBLDF is a lean organization that works hard to protect the rights that our community depends on. Please support our important work! http://cbldf.org

 

About the Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero Initiative creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $1 million to the comics’ veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

 

About Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle sells games, ebooks, software, and other digital content through pay-what-you-want bundle promotions, the Humble Store, and the Humble Monthly curated subscription service. When buying a bundle, customers not only choose how much to pay, but also how their payment is divided between the content creators, charity, and Humble Bundle. Purchases from the Humble Store and subscriptions to Humble Monthly also help support charity. In 2017, Humble Bundle announced the launch of a multi-platform funding and creative initiative to publish games “Presented by Humble Bundle.” Since the company’s launch in 2010, Humble Bundle and its community have raised more than $98 million for a wide range of charities across the world. To see more, visit https://www.humblebundle.com.

 

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