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 East Coast Comic Con With Special Guests Dennis O’Neil and more

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 25, 2017) Hero Initiative, the non-profit that aids comic book creators in medical and financial need, hits the East Coast Comic Con at The Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, N.J. April 29-30.

Our own Board Member and veteran comic writer and editor Dennis O’Neil will be at the Hero booth all weekend! Make sure you stop on by to chat with Denny and get your books signed. Dennis O’Neil will appear exclusively at the Hero booth, #233

And that’s not all! Freshmen artist Will Torres and Spider-Man Noir writer Fabrice Sapolsky will also be at the Hero booth all weekend!

And Hero Initiative Ambassadors across the con floor will be collecting for our cause when you get your books signed, so make sure to pay them a visit. Bob Budiansky, Gerhard, Mike Grell, Joe Jusko, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Kevin Maguire are all on the job, so do the right thing!

Art attached: Dennis O’Neil photo

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 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 $950,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit or call 626-676-6354.



Hero Initiative heads to Emerald City Comicon! With Very Special Guest Barry Kitson

Los Angeles, CA (February 28, 2017) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that aids comic creators in medical and financial need, is heading to Emerald City Comicon February 2-5, in Seattle, Wash. at the Washington State Convention Center.

Joining us at booth #2120 is artist Barry Kitson, brought in all the way from Britain and best known as the artist of Amazing Spider-Man, Flash, and many more. Barry will be at the Hero booth throughout the weekend, so make sure you stop by for a sketch or a signature to help raise funds for Hero!

And Hero Initiative Ambassadors all over the floor will be collecting for Hero Initiative as well! Make sure you stop by on: Kelly Sue DeConnick, Matt Fraction, Christos Gage, Ruth Fletcher Gage, Gerhard, Chris Giarrusso, Gabriel Hardman, James Harren, Jamal Igle, Christopher Jones, JG Jones, Ron Marz, Michael Avon Oeming, Whilce Portacio, Tim Sale, Gail Simone, Dan Slott, Matt Wagner, Mark Waid and Jim Zub.




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