The Hero Initiative Auctions Lunches With Mignola and Perez

Thu, January 25th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

LOS ANGELES -- The wondrously talented Mike Mignola and George Prez have donated their time for two lucky winners in the latest The Hero Initiative Benefit Lunch and Sketch Ebay Auctions.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to talk shop with Mignola and Prez at the Phoenix Cactus Comicon!!! Prez has announced that his last cons until 2009 will be Phoenix Cactus Comicon, New York Comic-Con and Pittsburgh. Don't miss out on seeing the great George Prez NOW!

The bidding begins Wednesday, January 24 for Perez's auction click here

and for Mignola's auction at click here

Both auctions will run for three days.

Mignola's lunch will take place on Saturday, January 27 at 12 pm. Prez's lunch will take place on Sunday, January 28 at 1 pm.

WHAT: Win Lunch And A Sketch With George Prez AND Win Lunch And A Sketch With Mike Mignola!

WHERE: This weekend at Phoenix Cactus Comicon. Check out


George Prez is a comic industry icon having worked on such great comics as Avengers, Fantasic Four, Iron Man and Justice League of America. Prez has currently released George Perez: Storyteller.

Mike Mignola's most notable work is Hellboy. His "The Amazing Screw-On Head" debuted last year on the Sci-Fi Channel. He currently writing and drawing the series B.P.R.D. for Dark Horse Comics.

WHEN: Bidding begins TODAY, Wednesday, January 24, 2007!



George Prez from 10:00-11:00

Howard Chaykin from 2:00-4:00


Howard Chaykin from 10:00-12:00

George Prez from 2:00-4:00


In addition, George Prez will be doing a special signing at CGC's booth 65-66 on Saturday to benefit The Hero Initiative. CGC's goal is to raise at least $100 for The Hero Initiative with this signing otherwise they will make up the difference!

Lunch And A Sketch with Mike Mignola and Lunch And A Sketch with George Prez are benefits for The Hero Initiative. 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, visit or call 310-909-7809.

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