Hero Initiative Spends Labor Day Weekend at Dragon*Con

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Hero Initiative Spends Labor Day Weekend at Dragon*Con

Official Press Release

Hero Initiative is spending the long Labor Day weekend at Dragon*Con, the multi-media and pop culture convention at the Atlanta Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia September 3rd -6th.

Joining Hero is special guest George Perez, known for his work on The Avengers, Justice League America and the New Teen Titans. Perez will be doing quick head sketches for $20 each to raise money for Hero Initiative, the first federally recognized not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping comic book writers and artists in need, at booth #BT-20 all weekend. Don’t miss out!

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab will debut limited edition scents based on the groundbreaking comic book series Dawn by Joseph Michael Linsner. These four scents, Dawn: Maiden, Dawn: Mother, Dawn: Crone and Dawn: Cernunnos, will debut at Dragon*Con’s Pop Art Reception Exclusives Release Party on Friday September 3 at 8:30 p.m. at Regency V in the Atlanta Hyatt Regency. Following the reception, the fragrances will be available at Hero Initiative booth and the Linsner booth, BT-18 and 19, in the Grand Hall East of the Hyatt Regency. They will also be available starting Tuesday, Sep. 7 at

Proceeds from every $25 bottle sold go to the Hero Initiative. Joseph Michael Linsner will be on hand at Dragon*Con, which also hosts The Dawn Look-a-Like contest, which will be held this year on Saturday, September 4 at 8 p.m.

And as George Perez is at Dragon*Con, we’ll ALSO have a limited supply Black Phoenix’ Sachs and Violens perfume based on the Peter David/George Perez comic. For more information, check out:

Hero Initiative’s booth schedule for booth #BT-20 is as follows:

FRI, September 3 (event hours 1-6 p.m.)

230-330: Mike McKone

400-600: George Perez

SAT, September 4 (event hours 10 a.m-6 p.m.)

1230-430: George Perez

SUN, September 5 (event hours 10 a.m-6 p.m.)

1230-230: Mike McKone

MON, September 6 (event hours 10 a.m-3 p.m.)

1030-1230: George Perez