Official Press Release
MORRIS, IL - Comic industry trade organization, The International Comic Arts Association (ICAA), has announced a raffle to benefit the organization which will appeal to "Spidey" fans young and old. Named the "Amazing and Spectacular Spider-Man Prize Raffle" the drawing will reward one randomly selected winner with "Spider-Man" prizes valued at over $300.00 - thanks to contest sponsor Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics - a four store chain of comic book stores located in Illinois - who provided the majority of the prizes.
Tickets for the raffle are being sold for $1.00 each or 6 chances for $5.00 with all proceeds going to help to support the non-profit organization and its goals. Tickets for the raffle will be issued in the order received and sent to each entrant by mail. People may enter the drawing as many times as they like to increase their chances of winning. All existing "FAN" Members of the ICAA have been automatically entered in the contest and issued one ticket in the drawing sent to them by mail. ICAA Fan Members can, of course, purchase additional chances as well. The organization offered tickets at last weekend's Wizard World: Chicago show and plans to sell tickets to the raffle at upcoming live events as well.
To enter the drawing, visit the ICAA website, www.comicarts.org. You can also enter the drawing by sending a request by mail -along with a check or money order payable to the ICAA to:
SPIDER-MAN RAFFLE, c/o- The International Comic Arts Assoc., 252 Robinson Drive, Morris, IL 60450.
(NOTE: All entries sent by standard mail must be postmarked no later than Sept. 27th, 2004, to be received in time for the drawing).
One randomly selected grand prize winner will be selected on October 4th, 2004 and will be notified by phone and announced on the organization's website.
The winner will receive all of the following items:
THE SPIDER-MAN COLLECTION DVD SET (Animated Series)
30" SPIDER-MAN 2 POSEABLE ACTION FIGURE from ToyBiz
"STREET-FIGHTING" SPIDER-MAN 2 ACTION FIGURE from ToyBiz
SPIDER-MAN ACTION COIN BANK
SPIDER-MAN 2005 WALL CALENDAR
SPIDER-MAN 2 ONE-SHEET MOVIE POSTER
SPIDER-MAN PLAYING CARDS - 2 DECKS OF CARDS IN A COLLECTIBLE TIN
SPIDER-MAN 2: 46-PIECE DOC OCK FLOOR PUZZLE
13" SPIDER-MAN INFLATABLE TOY
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN T-SHIRT
ESSENTIAL SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 1 TRADE PAPERBACK
ESSENTIAL SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 2 TRADE PAPERBACK
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 1 TRADE PAPERBACK
MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 1 TRADE PAPERBACK
MARVEL AGE: SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 2 DIGEST PAPERBACK
SPIDER-MAN:BLUE TRADE PAPER BACK
SPIDER-MAN 2 MOVIE NOVELIZATION PAPER BACK by Peter David
SPIDER-MAN: THE OCTOPUS AGENDA HARDBACK NOVEL by Diane Duane
SPIDER-MAN: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE HARD COVER BOOK by Tom DeFalco
MARVEL ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 4: SPIDER-MAN HARD COVER BOOK
For more information about the raffle or to purchase tickets visit: www.comicarts.org/promo_spidey.php.
To learn more about contest sponsor Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics visit: www.afbooks.com.
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About the ICAA:
"Dedicated to the Preservation and Further Advancement of the Comic Arts", The International Comic Arts Association (ICAA) is the comic book industry's premiere trade organization and promotional board uniting all aspects of the industry. This member-driven, non-profit organization is dedicated to strengthening and enhancing the comic book industry, increasing the consumer market and improving the public perception of the medium while serving to provide a wide range of valuable services and benefits to its members. More information about the ICAA can be found on their website at: www.comicarts.org .