Official Press Release
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 1, 2005) ? You have stood on line to meet him. You have had the privilege of briefly talking to him while he sketches something quickly at a comic book convention. What would you pay to have lunch with Michael Avon Oeming while he draws an original piece of art just for you????
The auction will run until August 3 at http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=6549965307. The lunch will take place on Saturday, August 6 at 11 am.
The convention runs from August 4-7, 2005. The eBay auction will benefit A.C.T.O.R. Comic Fund, the non profit organization dedicated to cultivating the art and history of the comic book and its industry.
WHAT: Win Lunch And A Sketch With Michael Avon Oeming!
WHERE: Wizard World Chicago, Donald E. Stevens Convention Center, Chicago, IL.. Check out http://www.wizarduniverse.com/conventions/chicago.cfm.
WHO: Michael Avon Oeming is the artist behind such great comics as Powers, Bastard Samurai, and Hammer of the Gods. In addition, he is the current writer of Marvel Comics' Stormbreaker: The Saga of Beta Ray Bill.
Lunch with Michael Avon Oeming is a benefit 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 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.ACTORComicFund.org or call 310-909-7809.