Cartoon Art Museum's WonderCon Party to Benefit Ed Hannigan

Tue, March 2nd, 2010 at 6:29pm PST | Updated: April 21st, 2010 at 3:45pm

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

The Cartoon Art Museum and The Hero Initiative proudly present the museum’s Annual WonderCon Weekend Party, which will be held on Friday, April 2, from 8pm to 11pm. A portion of the proceeds from this special event will go to comic book artist Ed Hannigan, whose work is featured in the Cartoon Art Museum’s current exhibition Ed Hannigan: Covered.

Tickets for this event will be sold on a sliding scale. Ed Hannigan, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis, will receive a portion of the proceeds of all ticket sales above $20. Those who donate $35 or more will receive a special gift bag courtesy of the Cartoon Art Museum. A silent auction will be held at the party, and all proceeds from the auction will go directly Hannigan.

Many of the top talents from DC Comics and Marvel Comics will be in attendance as special guests of the Cartoon Art Museum and the Hero Initiative. Confirmed guests at press time include Arthur Adams, Amanda Conner, Sergio Aragones, Joyce Chin, Jimmy Palmiotti, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone, Jen Van Meter, and more to be announced.

Food and beverages will be provided by San Francisco-area vendors. Please visit www.cartoonart.org for a list of additional sponsors as they are announced.

TAGS:  cartoon art museum, hero initiative, ed hannigan, wondercon, wondercon2010

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