Amazing WW Chicago Ebay Auctions Are Open Now To Benefit A.C.T.O.R.

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Official Press Release

LOS ANGELES (2006) – Four eBay auctions are ready and open for bidding TODAY for A.C.T.O.R. Comic Fund's Wizard World Chicago slate of fun! Bidding will run until Thursday, August 3rd. Win Lunch and A Sketch with Dan Jurgens

Win Lunch and A Sketch With Dangerous Dan Jurgens, the world-famous writer and artist of Superman, Captain America, Thor, Battle for Bludhaven and MORE! Also included is a one-character sketch of your choice over lunch! The lunch will take place on Friday, August 4 at 1 pm.

Win Lunch and A Sketch with Paul Jenkins!

Win Lunch and A Sketch with Paul Jenkins, the award-winning writer of Hellblazer, Inhumans, The Sentry, Civil War: Frontline and MORE! AND, as a special double-bonus, Paul wants to find out what's in the hearts and minds of fans today. His lunch conversation with YOU will be the subject of a future "Flogging a Dead Horse" column on the famous Newsarama.com! The lunch will take place on Saturday, August 5 at 1 pm.

Win Lunch and A Sketch with Joseph Michael Linsner

Win Lunch and a Sketch with Joseph Michael Linsner, the world-famous writer and artist of Dawn, and artist on the great new Claws series from Marvel Comics! The mighty, mighty Linsner will do a one-character sketch of your choice over lunch. The lunch will take place on Sunday, August 6 at 12 noon.

Winner MUST be on-site at con to claim their auction winnings! Swing by the A.C.T.O.R. booth #247 by NO later than 15 minutes prior to lunchtime to make sure you are on time.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant, A.C.T.O.R. will foot the bill, and you get your choice of quality one-on-one time with some of comic's great writers and artists. It's way better than standing in line for an hour and getting to say "hi" for 45 seconds!

Win A Custom Bust of YOU as Your Favorite Comic Book Character!

Master sculptors Joy and Tom Snyder of Joy and Tom Studios are giving you the opportunity to have YOU sculpted as a bust of your favorite character. The piece will be sculpted at the A.C.T.O.R. booth LIVE on Friday, August 4th and painted on Saturday, August 5th.

Joy and Tom have been in the industry for more than 15 years and have sculpted original work for companies such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Bowen Designs, Dynamic Forces, Art Asylum, ReelArt Studios , Monogram, SciFi Metropolis, and more... They also sculpt for Plastic Earth, the company responsible for producing original likenesses appearing on the hit show Robot Chicken.

The winning bidder will have the opportunity to design their bust directly with the artists. Not only will they choose the character, they also will be able to assist in determining scale, expression, and color scheme.

These are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities which will earn you bragging rights for the rest of your life!

For more information on Wizard World Chicago, check out http://www.wizarduniverse.com/conventions/chicago.cfm.

Lunch with Paul Jenkins, Lunch with Dan Jurgens, Lunch with Joseph Michael Linsner and Joy and Tom Studios Custom Bust Auction are benefits for A Commitment To Our Roots (A.C.T.O.R.) Comic Fund. A.C.T.O.R. is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. A.C.T.O.R. creates a financial safety net for yesterdays' creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and entrée back into paying work. For more information, visit www.ACTORComicFund.org or call 310-909-7809.

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