Official Press Release
The Hero Initiative, the charity that helps veteran comic creators in medical or financial need, is auctioning off Marvel Comics’ first family…100 times over.
All 100+ original covers from Hero’sÂ The Fantastic Four 100 ProjectÂ will be auctioned off viaÂ eBay.comÂ starting on November 6. Approximately 10 covers a week will be auctioned until they’re all goneÂ under seller username: HeroInitiative. As a special bonus, winning bidders can ALSO get free Signature Series grading and encapsulating from CGC, Certified Guaranty Company. This will mark the seventh time CGC has offered this valuable service free of charge for winning Hero Initiative bidders.
“We are honored to be affiliated with the Hero Initiative,” said Paul Litch, CGC’s Primary Grader. “AndÂ we are thrilled to once again be able to assist by participating in such an excitingÂ event with them. This is an offer we are happy to make.”
AÂ gallery of all coversÂ can currently be viewed on Hero’s website, and aÂ book collecting all the coversÂ will be available in comic stores worldwide on November 21. Art attached:Â The Fantastic Four 100 ProjectÂ cover, Steve Epting and Alex Saviuk covers.
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, visitÂ www.heroinitiative.orgÂ or call 626-676-6354.