The Hero Initiative Rocks Wizard World Los Angeles With Mike Perkins!

Tue, March 13th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Booth #815 is the place to be at this year's Wizard World Los Angeles. Activities include:

Ultimate Spider-Man #100 Tour Stop And Auction

After thunderous demand at both the art gallery opening at Secret Headquarters and the Orlando MegaCon, The Hero Initiative's Ultimate Spider-Man #100 world tour will expand with stops at Wizard World Los Angeles and the Emerald City Comicon in Seattle. The remaining 59 Ultimate Spider-Man #100 covers will be on display at Wizard World Los Angeles, with 10 choice pieces going up for auction:

1) Mike Allred

2) Joe Benitez

3) Brett Blevins

4) Dan Jurgens

5) Michael Lark

6) Pat Oliffe

7) Tone Rodriguez

8) Tim Sale

9) Frank Springer

10) Ty Templeton

In addition, Comics Guaranty Corporation, CGC, will certify any comics won on site at Wizard World Los Angeles in the Ultimate 100 Hero Initiative Auction for free. The comics will be encapsulated in CGC's state-of-the-art, tamper evident holder and given the prestigious yellow Signature Series label that includes the information of which creator sketched and signed the comic as well as the date it was done and that it was done for the Hero Initiative. This offer carries an average retail value of $50, and winners who choose to have their books CGC's need ONLY pay one-way return shipping.

Ebay Auction For Lunch And Sketch With Mike Perkins and Christos Gage!

Bidding is open NOW for Lunch And A Sketch With Mike Perkins and Christos Gage of Union Jack! http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300091058650

Get the inside scoop on Perkins and Gage's joint project Union Jack! Find out the latest information on Perkins and Captain America and Gage and Stormwatch! The lunch will take place on Saturday, March 17 at 1:00 pm.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant, The Hero Initiative will foot the bill, and you get your choice of quality one-on-one time with the amazing Mike Perkins and Christos Gage. It's way better than standing in line for an hour and getting to say "hi" for 45 seconds!

Booth #815 Has Perkins, Mayhew, Gossett and Campbell!

Friday, March 16

Mike Mayhew: 2 pm – 4 pm

Mike Perkins: 4 pm – 7 pm

Saturday, March 17

Mike Perkins: 10 am – 1 pm

J. Scott Campbell: 4 pm – 6 pm

Sunday, March 18

Christian Gossett: 11 am – 12 pm

Mike Perkins: 1 pm – 4 pm

Also, bring your old cell phones and equipment and pagers to donate to The Hero Initiative during the Con and get your choice of a free tee shirt, comic or auction catalog along with a donation receipt!

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.

 
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