Comic Art Legends Unite at MOCCA to Benefit Dave Cockrum

Wed, June 16th, 2004 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

Artist Neal Adams and author Clifford Meth will be co-hosting The Dave

Cockrum Benefit Art Exhibition to benefit Dave and Paty Cockrum on Thursday

evening, July 1, at MOCCA (The Museum of Cartoon and Comic Art). Visitors

will see all of the original artwork from Aardwolf Publishing's forthcoming

Uncanny Dave Cockrum Tribute. All of the artwork will then be auctioned off

by Heritage Auctions at WizardWorld in Chicago.

Artists participating in the exhibit, benefit book, and auction include Will

Eisner, Joe Kubert, Gene Colan, Sergio Aragones, Marie Severin, Joe Quesada,

Jim Lee, Kia Asamiya, Gabriele Dell'Otto, John Romita Sr., Alan Davis, Dave

Gibbons, Travis Charest, Walt Simonson, John Cassaday, Dave Sim, Frank

Brunner, and Michael Kaluta, among others.

The event will take place on Thursday, July 1, from 7 -9 p.m. There will be

a nominal charge of $3 at the door, which will benefit the Cockrums and

MOCCA. The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art is located at 594 Broadway, Suite

401, New York City; Telephone: 212-254-3511

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