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Oz, Schmoz! Emerald City Makes Way for Ultimate 100 Tour

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Official Press Release

(Los Angeles, CA) Missed LA? Couldn?t make it to New York
or Florida? How about Seattle? Did some rock star drummer crush your proxy
bid last weekend?

Well, buck up, sparky. The Hero Initiative, the first ever federally
chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic
book creators in need, has teamed with Seattle’s EMERALD CITY COMICON to
let fans view some of the incredible covers to Ultimate Spider-Man #100
one last time.

We?re down to 50 of the one-of-a-kind Ultimate Spider-Man covers created
by the finest artists in the industry, and they?ll be on display at the
EMERALD CITY COMICON, being held in Seattle, Washington March 31st and
April 1st.

On Sunday, April 1st, one of the mastermind’s behind the Ultimate 100 and
HERO Board of Director Brian Pulido will ride herd over the silent auction
and then MC the final bidding live-auction style for the following ten
editions, sporting covers by:

1) Mark Bagley
2) Dan Brereton
3) Ryan Cody
4) Clayton Crain
5) Bob Hall
6) Tom Lyle
7) Tony Parker
8) Darick Robertson
9) Dave Ross
10) Cameron Stewart

?If you love collecting comics, you gotta see these one-of-a-kind covers,?
Pulido said. ?All the creators poured their hearts and souls into them.?

This will be on of the last time the covers are on public display.

“I’m thrilled to have some of the Ultimate 100 covers displayed at Emerald
City,” said organizer Jim Demonakos. “The sheer talent that worked on
these books is astounding. As one of the only shows with the Ultimate
Spider-Man creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley appearing
also, this is a unique opportunity for fans to get their Ultimate books
signed by everyone involved.”

Proceeds from auctions will continue to support Hero?s effort of providing
a financial safety net for yesterdays’ creators who may need emergency
medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back
into paying work.

More information about Hero Initiative can be found at
http://www.heroinitiative.org

More information regarding the Emerald City ComiCon can be found at
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com

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 yesterdays’ 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. For more
information, visit www.HeroInitiative.org or call 310-909-7809.

Oz, Schmoz! Emerald City Makes Way for Ultimate 100 Tour
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