Official Press Release
The Cartoon Art Museum and The Hero Initiative proudly present the museum’s Annual WonderCon Weekend Party and Silent Auction, which will be held on Saturday, April 2, from 8pm to 11pm. Tickets for this event will be sold on a sliding scale from $10 to $100. Special incentives will be given for higher-level donations including membership, signed catalogs, and special limited edition prints. Advance tickets may be purchased through this link: http://guestli.st/48612. Capacity for this special event is limited, and advance reservations are recommended.
Please visit The CAM and Hero Initiative booths at WonderCon on Friday and Saturday to get a sneak preview of the featured original artworks for Saturday night’s auction.
Many top comic book creators will be in attendance as special guests of the Cartoon Art Museum and the Hero Initiative. We are pleased to announce that our featured guest will be Berkeley Breathed, creator of Bloom County, Flawed Dogs and Mars Needs Moms, courtesy of WonderCon and IDW Publishing.
Sponsorship for this fundraiser has been generously provided by IDW Publishing, the publishers of Bloom County: The Complete Collection, a five-volume series that reprints Berkeley Breathed’s classic comic strip in its entirety. Please visit www.idwpublishing.com for more information on this and other collections in IDW Publishing’s Library of American Comics series.
Additional sponsorship has been provided by Guestlist Ticketing, which is facilitating advance ticket sales for this event. For more information about Guestlist, please visit guestlistapp.com
$10: General Admission for Saturday night’s party featuring Berkeley Breathed and other special guests
$25: General Admission plus a copy of From Bloom County to Mars, CAM’s new exhibition catalog featuring the original artwork of Berkeley Breathed; $5 from this ticket goes to The Hero Initiative
$50: General Admission, catalog, merchandise, plus exclusive CAM merchandise; $10 from this ticket goes to The Hero Initiative
$75: General Admission, catalog, merchandise, plus your choice of a CAM membership or a Hero Initiative membership; $25 from this ticket goes to The Hero Initiative
$100: General Admission, catalog, merchandise, Cartoon Art Museum membership and a Hero Initiative membership; $40 from this ticket goes to The Hero Initiative