PRESS RELEASE: The Hero Initiative, the charitable organization dedicated to helping veteran comic creators in medical or financial need, announces Joe Giella as the 2016 Lifetime Achievement recipient. This award promotes the merits of a dedicated career in the comic book industry and recognizes individuals who have produced outstanding work in this American art form. Joe Giella will accept the honor at the 2016 Harvey Awards in recognition for his longevity as DC Comics inker and Mary Worth pencil artist. Tickets for the Harvey Awards and Baltimore Comic-Con are available now.
PRESS RELEASE: Humble Bundle and Dark Horse Comics have teamed up to launch the Dark Horse Comics 30th Anniversary Bundle today. Starting at 11 a.m. PDT, fans of the legendary publisher can pay what they want for over $400 worth of digital comics, all while supporting a great cause.
Want to help out a good cause, and read some great comic work, too? Check out this week’s release of Hero Comics: A Hero Initiative Benefit Book.
PRESS RELEASE: Humble Bundle has teamed up with Aspen Comics along with The Hero Initiative for the publishers’ first offering on the popular digital platform. The bundle, the Humble Comics Bundle: Aspen Comics, features a host of Aspen’s flagship offerings, including Michael Turner’s Fathom and Sou/fire, Siya Oum’s Lola XOXO and Executive Assistant: Iris, along with many more.
Press Release Archie Comics is proud to team with Humble Bundle to launch the first ever Archie Comics Humble Bundle! Featuring some of the most talked-about comic books in recent years, the Archie Comics Humble Bundle collects over a dozen titles appealing to readers of all ages.
Press Release Hero Initiative will hit the Baltimore Comic-Con on September 7-8 in a MASSIVE way with exclusive appearances by several comic book legends.
Press Release ComiXology’s Meet Your Makers summer extravaganza continues with “The Blank Page Project” charity event. The Hero Initiative partners with comiXology and creators Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner to host this fully catered 2-hour charity event where all fans are invited to watch creators fill “The Blank Page” – a 12 foot by 8 foot gigantic comic page that will auctioned off at a later date with proceeds going towards The Hero Initiative – a charity that helps creators in need.
Press Release The Hero Initiative, the charity dedicated to helping comic creators in medical and financial need, has drawn great acclaim for its “100 Projects” in recent years, in which 100 artists draw an original cover on a special anniversary issue.
Press Release The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the addition of comic super-star John Romita, Jr. to the growing line-up for this year’s show, taking place September 8-9, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Romita, Jr. will be appearing at the Hero Initiative booth both Saturday and Sunday.
Press Release The Hero Initiative, a charity dedicated to helping comic creators in medical or financial need, most proudly announces their new partnership in the Justice League Of America #50 project with DC Comics. This is the first collaboration with DC comics ever and Hero is chomping at the bit to pull the collection together. The call has gone out and dozens of artists are putting pen to paper. DC has generously donated 100 blank-covered cardstock copies of Justice League Of America #50 to Hero, and work is being created by well-known stars such as Jim Lee, Alex Ross, George
The Hero Initiative and Mark Waid are teaming with Ralphs, Food4Less, Cala Foods, and Bell Markets in California, Nevada, Illinois, and Indiana to get money into hands of comic creators in need. If you use your rewards card with the Community Contributions money goes to those in need. Take the jump for all the information on how to be a hero.
Press Release Hero Initiative and Meltdown Comics are pleased to announce 100 Bullets: Last Shot, the farewell party to the critically acclaimed Vertigo/DC Comics series 100 BULLETS on July 11th, 2009. The party will take place at 7:30 PM at Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets to the party are available now at MeltComics.com . The event coincides with the release of the final 100 BULLETS paperback, WILT. Copies will be available for sale at the event, with a limited edition tip-in plate signed by both writer Brian Azzarello and cover artist Dave Johnson.
Sometimes I rue the day I left California for the vast wastelands of Western Kansas… Mainly because it means I can’t drive up to Collector’s Paradise in Winnetka, California to participate in the Hero Initiative Benefit Party during Free Comic Book Day 2009.Â Mark Waid, Editor-in-Chief of Boom! Studios, Marc Guggenheim (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, GREEN LANTERN movie), Jim Mahfood (GRRL SCOUTS, CLERKS), David Wohl (co-creator of WITCHBLADE, DARKNESS) Mike Kunkel (HEROBEAR AND KID), are among some of the guests scheduled to appear. Check out this breakdown of the day’s events! Signings: Featured guests will be on site from 12:00 PM to