Hero Initiative to debut "Hero's Hulk #1 Project" at Emerald City ComiCon

Mon, May 5th, 2008 at 1:03pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Dale Keown "Hulk" #1 cover

Hot on the successful heels of Hero’s Ultimate Spider-Man #100, Hero is proud to showcase the first 50 covers of Hero’s Hulk #1 Project. Dozens of top-name creators have signed on to illustrate covers, including Emerald City guests such as Herb Trimpe, Tone Rodriguez and David Finch.

Along with the covers, Hero has an amazing booth schedule including While Portacio and lunch with the fabulous Dan DiDio on tap so don’t miss the happenings at Booth #808!

"The Hero Initiative always brings the 'fun' to fund raising at ECCC," said Jim Demonakos, Emerald City ComiCon Organizer. "This time around, Hero has gone all out by bringing Image Comics co-founder Whilce Portacio, the debut of the "Hulk 100" and the return of the infamous arm-wrestling with Michael Avon Oeming!"

Sean Phillips "Hulk" #1 cover

BOOTH SCHEDULE

Saturday, May 10 (con hours 10:00-6:00)

10:30-12:00: Whilce Portacio

12:00-1:00: Gail Simone

1:00-2:00: Jeff Parker

2:00-3:00: Mike Choi

3:00-4:00: Jim Cheung

4:30-6:00: Whilce Portacio

Sunday, May 11 (con hours 10:00-5:00)

10:00-12:00: Whilce Portacio

12:00-1:00: Matt Haley

1:00-2:00: Karl Kesel

2:00-3:00: Bill Willingham

WIN LUNCH WITH DAN DIDIO

You can talk about Barry Allen! Alpacas! The DC coffee machine! Final Crisis! Understanding Grant Morrison’s brogue! You name it! Lunch with Dan Didio will take place on Sunday, May 11 at approximately 1:15 PM and the winner MUST be on-site at con to claim their auction winnings. Lunch will be at a restaurant near the convention center, and a Hero Initiative representative will be on site to foot the bill. And YOU get some quality one-on-one time with the current architect of the DC Universe!

Go to http://qurls.com?i=33678 to bid NOW!

For more information on Emerald City ComiCon, visit http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/.

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, call 310-909-7809 or visit www.HeroInitiative.org .

TAGS:  hero initiative, emerald city comicon, dale keown, sean phillips

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