CA – Deadpool Signings

Writer Daniel Way and artist Jed Thomas appear at Phat Collectibles in Anaheim on Saturday November 17th and Huntington Beach on Sunday November 18th.

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Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804

16532 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Hero Initiative Schedule at Dragon*Con 2011

August 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Georgia, Top Stories

Press Release:

Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that raises money for comic creators in need, is proud to announce its attendance at Dragon*Con over labor day weekend, September 2nd through 5th in Atlanta, Georgia. Hero will be located at Booth #BT23.

Hero’s special guests include world-renown artists Steve Dillon and George Pérez. Dillon is the artist of the critically acclaimed Preacher and Wolverine: Origin. Pérez, the longtime artist of New Teen Titans and Avengers, is also writing the relaunched Superman for DC Comics, which starts in September. Both have generously committed their time to raise money for Hero Initiative at Dragon*Con, so stop by booth BT23 and be the lucky recipient of a sketch or signature while contributing to a wonderful cause.

Captain America writer/artist Karl Kesel will also be at the Hero booth on Sunday. While you are getting a coveted sketch ask our helpful volunteers about becoming a Hero Initiative member! Do It!

Schedule is as follows:

FRIDAY, SEP. 2 (con hours 1-8)

130-330: Steve Dillon
330-530: George Pérez
530-730: Steve Dillon

SATURDAY, SEP. 3 (con hours 10-8)

1030-1230: George Pérez and Roz Friday
1230-230: Steve Dillon
430-630: Steve Dillon

SUNDAY, SEP. 4 (con hours 10-8)

1030-1230: Steve Dillon
1230-230: Karl Kesel
230-430: George Pérez
430-630: Steve Dillon
630-800: George Pérez

MONDAY, SEP. 5 (con hours 10-4)

1030-1230: Steve Dillon
1230-230: George Pérez

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.

NYC – Hero Initiative Benefit

Steve Dillon visits New York City’s Forbidden Planet on behalf of Hero Initiative
 
British artist Steve Dillon, well- known for his work on Preacher, Punisher, and Wolverine: Origins, visits Forbidden Planet in New York City on June 8th to benefit Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization helping comic creators in need.
 
The event takes place:
Tuesday, June 8, 5 p.m.
Forbidden Planet New York
840 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576
 
Dillon will sign, sketch and have original art for sale, all to benefit Hero Initiative. Admission to the event is $20, payable at Forbidden Planet. Attendees can bring five of their own items to be signed. Dillon will also draw five-minute sketches at $25, one per customer, so get in line early! In addition, the artist will bring 10 pieces of original Punisher and Wolverine art that will be raffled off. Only 10 tickets will be sold at $100 each, so each of 10 winners is guaranteed to walk away with an original Steve Dillon masterpiece. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet Steve himself and own an amazing piece of art, all the while supporting Hero Initiative, an amazing cause in the comic industry!
 
“I’m always happy to do signing events for Hero Initiative as I really believe in the cause. It should be a great time for everyone, so please come out.” said Dillon.
 
“Forbidden Planet is very proud to be hosting Steve—one of our favorite artists—in service of The Hero Initiative,” said Forbidden Planet. “The Initiative is one of the most noble and worthy causes we can think of, and this should be a really fun night. Refreshments will be served and Steve’s fantastic. We can’t wait!” 
 
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 their website or call 626-676-6354.