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.