Hero Initiative Heading to MegaCon with Whilce Portacio

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Hero Initiative at MegaCon With special Guest Whilce Portacio

Dollar days and Uno’s Chicago Grill Helps Out!

HI MegaCon UnoLos Angeles (March 7, 2013) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that aids comic creators in medical and financial need, will be adding to the craziness at the Orlando MegaCon, March 15th-17th, at the Orange County Convention Center Hall D, located at 9800 International Drive in Orlando, Fla.

And you heard right—Whilce Portacio, the artist of X-Men and Non-Humans, will be anchoring our booth #531 all weekend to help raise money for Hero Initiative. Make sure you do not miss out!

In addition, artists across the floor will be raising money for Hero all weekend. Generously donate $1 per signature and it’s a win- win all weekend to help raise money for our worthy cause! Check out participating creators John Beatty, Mike Choi, Amanda Conner, Steve Epting, Dave Johnson, Mike McKone, Jimmy Palmiotti, Mike Perkins, Brian Pulido, Alex Saviuk, Gail Simone, Frank Tieri, Tim Townsend, Billy Tucci and Mark Waid!

Hungry after the con?  Make it over to participating Uno’s Chicago Grills and show your MegaCon badge or wristband, and 20% of your bill gets donated BACK to Hero Initiative by Uno’s!

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 $500,000 to the comics veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visitwww.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

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