Hero Initiative Announces "Fantastic Four 100 Project" Original Art Auction

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's The Fantastic Four 100 Project will be auctioned off via eBay.com starting on November 6. Approximately 10 covers a week will be auctioned until they're all gone 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. "And we are thrilled to once again be able to assist by participating in such an exciting event with them. This is an offer we are happy to make."

A gallery of all covers can currently be viewed on Hero's website, and a book collecting all the covers will be available in comic stores worldwide on November 21. Art attached: The Fantastic Four 100 Project 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, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

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