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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

 

Hero Initiative Hits Charlotte’s HEROESCON

With Special Guest Artist Ty Templeton

Los Angeles (June 8, 2017) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that aids comic book creators in medical and financial need, will be heading to Charlotte, N.C. for Heroescon, June 16-18 at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Hero’s special guest at booth #1022 will be artist Ty Templeton, well-known for his work on Batman Adventures, Spider-Man and more! Ty will be signing and sketching all weekend for our great cause, so don’t miss out!

In addition, artists across the floor will be raising money for Hero all weekend. Donate a buck or three when you get your books signed and it’s a win-win all weekend. Please stop by on Hero Ambassadors Richard Case, Adelso Corona, Alan Davis, Ulises Farinas, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Gerhard, Sanford Greene, James Harren, Jonathan Hickman, Casey Jones, Tom Lyle, Ron Marz, Jerry Ordway, Andrew Pepoy, Brandon Peterson, Ron Randall, Tom Raney, Craig Rousseau, Andy Smith, Joe Staton, Roy Thomas, Thomas Yeates, and Chip Zdarsky.

Art attached: Ty Templeton artwork

 

Hero Initiative hits Phoenix Comicon With Special Guest Rick Leonardi And Wonder Woman 100 live auction!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Los Angeles, CA (May 18, 2017) Hero Initiative, the charity that helps comic book creators in medical and financial need, will hit the Phoenix Comicon in a HUGE way at the Phoenix Convention Center May 25-May 28.

Special guest artist Rick Leonardi will be at the Hero booth, #396-398, Friday through Sunday. Rick has been entertaining comic fans for 30 years on titles ranging from Cloak and Dagger to Uncanny X-Men, so make sure you swing by the booth for sketches and autographs!

And Hero’s MASSIVE event will be the second stage of The Wonder Woman 100 Project auctions! You can swing by the booth to view 37 original Wonder Woman covers and bid on them in an exciting auction on Saturday, May 27 at 6 p.m. in Room 127C in the convention center. Bidders who cannot attend the convention can bid by proxy with a deadline of May 23. Full details are at the Wonder Woman 100 Project gallery.

In addition, artists across the floor will be raising money for Hero all weekend. Please donate when you get your books signed by our good friends Chris Bachalo, Jen Broomall, Scott Koblish, Jae Lee, Ron Marz, Brian & Kristy Miller, Marat Mychaels, Tony Parker, Brian Pulido, Tom Raney, and Arthur Suydam!

Art attached: Rick Leonardi Wonder Woman 100 Project cover, Bill Sienkiewicz Wonder Woman 100 Project cover

 

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 Hits MegaCon Orlando

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

With Special Guest Artist John McCrea

Los Angeles (May 17, 2017) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that aids comic book creators in medical and financial need, will be adding to the craziness at the Megacon Orlando, May 25-28 at the Orange County Convention Center Hall D in Orlando, Fla.

Special guest artist John McCrea will be anchoring Hero’s presence on the floor, appearing at Hero’s booth #12FA all four days of the con. John is known for his amazing work on Deadpool, Batman, Hitman, and more. He will be signing and sketching all weekend, so make sure you bring your books! All donations will benefit Hero Initiative’s great cause!

In addition, artists across the floor will be raising money for Hero all weekend. Donate a buck or three when you get your books signed and it’s a win-win all weekend. Please stop by on Hero Ambassadors Jason Aaron, Eddy Barrows, Howard Chaykin, Matthew Clark, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, Sanford Greene, Chad Hardin, Jody Houser, Kevin Maguire, Mike Perkins, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Dan Slott, Frank Tieri, and Jim Zub.

Art attached: John McCrea Wonder Woman 100 Project cover

About The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book artists and craftsmen 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 Revs to Motor City Comic Con With special guest artist Chris Burnham

LOS ANGELES (May 10, 2017) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that aids comic creators in medical and financial need, travels to Motor City Comic Con, May 19-21 at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, just outside Detroit.

Hero’s exclusive guest at the con is artist Chris Burnham, best known for his work on Batman Incorporated and Nameless. Chris will be at booth #305-307 all weekend so make sure you grab a sketch or signature. All proceeds to go to Hero Initiative. Don’t miss out!

And Hero Initiative Ambassadors on the con floor include Jim Calafiore, Howard Chaykin, Matthew Clark, Sean Forney, Andy Lanning, Brandon Peterson, Joe Prado, Tom Raney, Nicola Scott and Lee Weeks. Make sure you stop on by and do the right thing to help our great cause!

Art attached: Chris Burnham Wonder Woman 100 Project cover

About The Hero Initiative:

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strict to helping comic book creators in need. Hero 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 comic book 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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