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John Romita Jr. attempts new world record to help save niece

Official Press Release

In December 2001, Jordan Atherton -- John Romita Jr.'s niece-- had a golf-ball size tumor removed from her brain. Jordan was diagnosedwith cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy for the remainingtumors in her spine. And this month, in New York City, John Jr. will bedrawing under Guinness Book of World Record's guidelines to raise funds forhis niece's medical expenses by setting the world record for continuouscartooning, by drawing Spider-Man head shot sketches!

What:

Marvel artist, John Romita Jr., will be sketching Spider-Man andhimself into the Guinness Book of World Records. He will also have manylocal and national celebrities joining him in support.

When:

MAY 10TH PLANET HOLLYWOOD 11AM-7PM

BAR/CODE GALACTIC CIRCUS 7:15PM-11AM

MAY 11TH PLANET HOLLYWOOD 11:15AM-7PM

BAR/CODE GALACTIC CIRCUS 7:15PM until he drops!

Where:

PLANET HOLLYWOOD 1540 Broadway, Corner of 45th Street, Times Square, NYC

BAR CODE/GALACTIC CIRCUS 1540 Broadway, Corner of 46th Street, Times Square, NYC. Go to www.jrjr.net for more information.

Why:

To set a new world record -- and more importantly -- to raise funds for the treatment of his two-year old niece, who has brain cancer.

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