Charitybuzz, the leading online charity auction site, is offering comic buffs some great opportunities to give back, all while enjoying unique memorabilia or the company of some prominent figures in the comic universice!
Have Lunch with Stan Lee
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy a lunch date with Mr. Stan “The Man” Lee along with his partner, Gill Champion in LA. After picking the Marvel mastermind’s brain over a meal, the winner and a guest will take home two autographed comics. The current bid to meet the living legend is only at $500! Bidding is open through October 19 at http://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/281204 with proceeds going to Communities in School of Los Angeles.
Now the Chairman Emeritus of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, Lee first became publisher of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, in 1972. He is recognized as the creative force that brought Marvel Entertainment, LLC to the forefront of the comic publishing industry. O In January 2011, Gill Champion, who co-founded POW! Entertainment, was appointed CEO. He and Lee have been working together since the company’s formation in 2001.
In a recent interview with MTV.com, Chris Evans who will star as Captain America in the upcoming release of The Avengers said of Stan Lee, “He’s an amazing human being. He’s so positive and so upbeat and so energetic and just a nice man. There are very few people I’ve met who have achieved so much and have still maintained this youthful excitement.”
Own a Commemorative Marvel Encyclopedia Signed by Stan Lee
For the true Marvel fan who wants to celebrate 70 years of phenomenal comics, The Marvel Encyclopedia, signed by Stan Lee, is also available for bidding through October 5 at http://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/272716. The encyclopedia is fully updated with new artwork, stats and the history for every character in the Marvel Universe, such as Spider-Man, the Hulk, and Wolverine. Proceeds benefit the Young Story Tellers Foundation.
Lunch at Archie Comics Headquarters in NY with the CEO
The Archie comics line of comic books is one of the most successful and longest running brands in the comic industry. Two Archie fans will have the opportunity to have lunch with Nancy Silberkleit, the CEO of Archie Comics in New York at the comic book’s headquarters. Pitch a great idea or storyline and find out what’s coming up for the franchise from the head of the comic herself! Biding is available through October 5 at http://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/283815 with proceeds going to the Plastic Pollution Coalition.
About the charities
Communities in Schools of Los Angeles is empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life. Their mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Young Story Tellers Foundation develops literacy through the art of storytelling. Using group exercises and one-on-one mentoring, they provide underserved children in the public school system an opportunity to write stories and see them brought to life through performance.
Plastic Pollution Coalition is an organization seeking to put plastic pollution at the forefront of global social, environmental and political discourse.