Hero Intitiative Featuring Jimmy Cheung at HeroesCon 2010

Press Release:

Jimmy Cheung Anchors Hero Initiative at Charlotte, North Carolina’s Heroescon
And J. Scott Campbell sketches!

Los Angeles CA, June 2, 2010- Jimmy Cheung, well known for his work on Young Avengers and the recently announced Avengers: The Children’s Crusade, will anchor the Hero Initiative booth at Heroescon, June 4th thru 6th at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. Cheung will be sketching throughout the weekend, so get in line to get a sketch from this “Young Gun!” All proceeds will benefit Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization helping comic creators in need.

In addition, raffle tickets will be sold through the weekend for $1, to purchase one of four; yes ONLY FOUR sketches by J. Scott Campbell! The four winners will then be able to purchase a Campbell sketch for $250. Winners will be picked at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Winners MUST be present, so make sure you’re at the Hero Initiative booth promptly at 1 p.m.!

Hero’s booth schedule as follows:

Charlotte Convention Center
501 South College Street
Charlotte, NC.

http://www.heroesonline.com

June 4-6
Friday, June 4, 11-7
1130-100: Peter Krause
100-300: Jimmy Cheung
500-630: Jimmy Cheung

Saturday, June 5, 10-6
1030-1230: Jimmy Cheung
1230-230: Chris Samnee
230-430: Jimmy Cheung

Sunday, June 6, 11-6
1130-130: Jimmy Cheung
130-230: J. Scott Campbell

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 $400,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit http://www.heroinitiative.org/or call 626-676-6354.

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