Steve Dillon visits NYC's Forbidden Planet for Hero Initiative

Tue, May 25th, 2010 at 2:16pm PDT | Updated: May 25th, 2010 at 2:17pm

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Official Press Release

British artist Steve Dillon, well- known for his work on Preacher, Punisher, and Wolverine: Origins, will visit Forbidden Planet in New York City on June 8 to benefit Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization helping comic creators in need.

The event takes place:
Tuesday, June 8, 5 p.m.
Forbidden Planet New York
840 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
212-473-1576; www.fpnyc.com

Dillon will be signing, sketching and will have original art for sale, all to benefit Hero Initiative. Admission to the event will be $20, payable at Forbidden Planet. Attendees can bring five of their own items to be signed. Dillon will also be drawing five-minute sketches at $25, one per customer, so get in line early! In addition, the artist will bring 10 pieces of original Punisher and Wolverine art that will be raffled off. Only 10 tickets will be sold at $100 each, so each of 10 winners is guaranteed to walk away with an original Steve Dillon masterpiece. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet Steve himself and own an amazing piece of art, all the while supporting Hero Initiative, an amazing cause in the comic industry!

"I'm always happy to do signing events for Hero Initiative as I really believe in the cause. It should be a great time for everyone, so please come out." said Dillon.

"Forbidden Planet is very proud to be hosting Steve—one of our favorite artists—in service of The Hero Initiative,” said Forbidden Planet. “The Initiative is one of the most noble and worthy causes we can think of, and this should be a really fun night. Refreshments will be served and Steve's fantastic. We can't wait!"

For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

TAGS:  hero initiative, steve dillon, forbidden planet

 
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