Hero Initiative Announces 20 Convention Stops in 2014

Herb Trimpe
Press Release:

Hero Initiative Announces 2014 Convention Schedule—20 dates in all!

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2014) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that raises money for comic veterans in medical and financial need, will be attending 20 comic conventions in 2014!

Yes! The Hero crew will be busy bees this year bringing you special guests, parties, and much more from San Diego to Calgary to New York City! We may be attending a convention near you, so make sure you stop by and help us help others who have paved the way for many others and have brought us years of joy! JUST DO IT!

Schedule is as follows:

March 7-9
Wizard World Sacramento
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-sacramento.html

March 14-16
Planet Comicon, Kansas City, MO
http://planetcomicon.wordpress.com/

March 21-23
Orlando MegaCon With special guest Herb Trimpe appearing EXCLUSIVELY at the Hero booth, #733
http://www.MegaConvention.com/

March 28-30
Emerald City Seattle
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/

April 4-6
Wizard World St. Louis
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-stlouis.html

April 18-20
Awesome Con Washington DC
http://awesomecondc.com/

April 25-27
Reed Chicago C2E2
http://www.c2e2.com/

April 24-27
Calgary Comic Expo
http://calgaryexpo.com/

May 2-4
Wizard World Minneapolis
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-minneapolis.html

May 17-18
Big Wow San Jose
http://www.bigwowcomicfest.com/

May 31-June 1
Long Beach Comic Expo
http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

June 5-8
Phoenix Comic Con
http://www.phoenixcomicon.com/

June 20-22
Charlotte HeroesCon
http://www.heroesonline.com/heroescon/

July 23-27
San Diego With Hero Board of Directors member Dennis O’Neil in attendance!
http://comic-con.org/cci

August 21-24
Wizard World Chicago
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html

September 5-7
Baltimore Comic Con
http://baltimorecomiccon.com/

September 27-28
Long Beach Comic Con
http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

October 2-4
Wizard World Austin
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-tx.html

October 9-12
Reed New York Comic Con
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

October 31-November 2
Wizard World Ohio
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ohio.html

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

For more information, please visit us at www.heroinitiative.org.

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (Forth Worth, TX) (February 2014)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/23/2014
About This Convention
Fort Worth,Texas
“Awesome Comic Book Collector Show ”
Sunday February 23,3014
Hampton Inn – Fossil Creek
3850 Sand Shell Dr
Fort Worth,Texas 76137
( Loop 820 Exit # 17B / Beach Street)Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.
Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishers

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$2.00 (Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
The Early Buyer Hour Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 people will be allowed in during the Early Buyer Hour !

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $25 shopping spree! Drawings at 10:30am and 3:30pm
Bring a copy of this e-mail to the show and receive a extra ticket for the drawing (limit one per customer)

Dealer Tables: (25 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 5055
Waco,Texas 76708
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
like us on facebook / awesome comic book collector show

Venue Name and Address
Hampton Inn – Fossil Creek
3850 Sand SHell Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76137
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

Awesome Toy Collector Show (Webster, TX) (February 2014)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Toy Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/02/2014
About This Convention
Webster,Texas (Southeast Houston)
Awesome Toy Collector Show
Sunday February 2,2014
Holiday Inn Houston – Webster / Clear Lake
302 W. Bay Area Blvd
Webster,Texas 77598
(from IH – 45 South Exit # 26 / Go east 5 lights turn Left into strip center)

Buy – Sell – Trade with collectors and dealers of vintage to modern toy collectibles such as
Action Figures,Barbies,Die Cast Toys,GI Joe,Hot Wheels,Marvel Legends, Power Rangers,Star Trek,Star Wars,Transformers,Walking Dead,Wrestling figures and more !

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$2.00 (kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
Early Buyer Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 collectors will be admitted during the Early Buyer Hour !

Win a $25.00 shopping spree ! Drawings at 10:30am and 3:30pm

Thinking about selling your toy collection ?
Dealer Tables: (25 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table

Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 5055
Waco,Texas 76708
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
follow us on facebook / awesome toy collector show

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn Houston – Webster / Clear Lake
302 W. Bay Area Blvd
Webster, Texas 77598
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Comic Books

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (Spring, TX) (February 2014)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/01/2014
About This Convention
Spring,Texas (North Houston)
“Awesome Comic Book Collector Show ”
Saturday February 1,2014
Fairfield Inn – Woodlands South
24485 IH -45
Spring,Texas 77386
(From IH – 45 Exit # 73 Rayford / Sawdust road )Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.
Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishers

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$2.00 (Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
The Early Buyer Hour Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 people will be allowed in during the Early Buyer Hour !

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $25 shopping spree! Drawings at 10:30am and 3:30pm

Dealer Tables: (25 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 5055
Waco,Texas 76708
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
follow us on facebook / awesome comic book collector show

Venue Name and Address
Fairfield Inn Houston – Spring / The Woodlands South
24485 IH -45
Spring, Texas 77386
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

Awesome Toy Collector Show (Richardson, TX) (January 2014)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Toy Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/26/2014
About This Convention
Richardson,Texas (Dallas Area)
Awesome Toy Collector Show
Sunday January 26,2014
Doubletree Hotel – Dallas / Richardson
1981 N. Central Expressway
Richardson,Texas 75080
(US HWY 75 @ Campbell Road Exit # 26)

Buy – Sell – Trade with collectors and dealers of vintage to modern toy collectibles such as
Action Figures,Anime toys,Barbies,Die Cast Toys,GI Joe,Hot Wheels,Marvel Legends, Power Rangers,Star Trek,Star Wars,Transformers,Walking Dead,Wrestling figures,and more !

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$2.00 (kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
Early Buyer Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 collectors will be admitted during the Early Buyer Hour !

Win a $25.00 shopping spree ! Drawings at 10:30am and 3:30pm

Thinking about selling your toy collection ?
Dealer Tables:(40 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table

Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 5055
Waco,Texas 76708
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
like us on facebook / awesome toy collector show

Venue Name and Address
Doubletree Hotel – Dallas / Richardson
1981 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, Texas 75080
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
400
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books

Awesome Toy Collector Show (Round Rock, TX) (January 2014)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Toy Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/25/2014
About This Convention
Round Rock,Texas (Austin)
Awesome Toy Collector Show
Saturday January 25,2014
Holiday Inn – Austin / Round Rock
2370 Chisholm Trail
Round Rock,Texas 78681
(IH -35 @ Exit # 254 go 1/2 mile west)

Buy – Sell – Trade with collectors and dealers of vintage to modern toy collectibles such as
Action Figures,Anime toys,Barbies,Die Cast Toys,GI Joe,Hot Wheels,Marvel Legends, Power Rangers,Star Trek,Star Wars,Transformers,Walking Dead,Wrestling figures and more !

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$2.00 (kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
Early Buyer Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 collectors will be admitted during the Early Buyer Hour !

Win a $25.00 shopping spree ! Drawings at 10:30am and 3:30pm

Thinking about selling your toy collection ?
Dealer Tables: (25 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table

Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 5055
Waco,Texas 76708
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
like us on facebook / awesome toy collector show

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn – Austin / Round Rock
2370 Chisolm Trail
Round Rock, Texas 78681
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show (Webster, TX) (January 2014)

Awesome Collector Shows

Convention Name
Awesome Comic Book Collector Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.awesomecollectorshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
01/19/2014
About This Convention
Webster,Texas (Southeast Houston)
“Awesome Comic Book Collector Show ”
Sunday January 19,2014
Holiday Inn Houston – Webster / Clear Lake
302 W. Bay Area Blvd
Webster,Texas 77598
(from IH – 45 South Exit # 26 / Go east 5 lights turn Left into strip center)

Buy – Sell – Trade for your favorite vintage to modern comic books and related collectibles.
Meet local small press comics (SPX) artists,writers,and publishers

Hours:11am – 4pm Admission:$2.00 (Kids 12 and under free with paying adult)
The Early Buyer Hour Admission:$5.00 (10am -11am only)
Only the first 100 people will be allowed in during the Early Buyer Hour !

Bring your old comic books to the show. Dealers will be buying !

Win a $25 shopping spree! Drawings at 10:30am and 3:30pm

Dealer Tables: (25 – 6ft. available)
Pre pay with paypal : $50.00 each per table
Call or e – mail today for availability !

For more info contact:
Awesome Collector Shows
Po Box 5055
Waco,Texas 76708
(254)722 -2399
e-mail: info@awesomecollectorshows.com
website: www.awesomecollectorshows.com
like us on facebook / awesome comic book collector show

Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn Houston – Webster / Clear Lake
302 W. Bay Area Blvd
Webster, Texas 77598
United States
Map It
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

TX – Yellow Ranger Signs

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Actress Karan Ashley, best known as the second Yellow Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, appears at Madness Games & Comics on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 1:00pm till 4:00pm. Autograph $20 each. Photo Op at Table $10 each. Presented by the Dallas Comic & Pop Expo!

Madness Games & Comics
3000 Custer Road Suite #310, Plano, TX 75075
(972) 943-8135

TX – Swamp Thing Signing

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Prolific comic writer Charles Soule appears at Austin Books & Comics on Saturday, January 18th from noon to 4:00 pm! Stop by and get your issues signed, ask questions, and hear about one of the busiest guys in comics!

They’ll have copies of Strange Attractors, Letter 44, Swamp Thing, Superman/Wonder Woman, Red Lanterns, and Thunderbolts all available for signing!

Austin Books & Comics
5002 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751

TX – I Am Amelia Earhart Signing

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Writer Brad Meltzer appears at Half Price Books on Thursday, January 16th at 6:00 PM.

Press Release:

New York Times bestselling author, Brad Meltzer, will be at our Flagship HPB to sign and discuss his new children’s books, I am Amelia Earhart and I am Abraham Lincoln, both part of the Ordinary People Change the World series. Come meet Brad and have your books signed on Thursday, January 16 at 6 p.m. Copies of these titles are available for purchase as specially-priced new items. Quantities are limited. No pre-orders. Event tickets will be handed out on the day of the event. See store for details.

Half Price Books
5803 East Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75231

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