Comic Book Ink Hosts Q&A And Signing With Tim Sale

by Jeff

TACOMA, WA (November 14, 2008) – Comic Book Ink is proud to announce that superstar artist and former Washingtonian Tim Sale, will be at the store on Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 at 2:00pm for a Q&A and signing! The shop will be teaming up with The Hero Initiative for the first time with a limited edition print, and a chance to win lunch and a sketch with Tim Sale, with 100% of the proceeds going to The Hero Initiative!

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“To have an artist the caliber of Mr. Tim Sale visit our shop is incredibly rare, and we are so fortunate to have him here! The world knows his artwork from NBC’s Heroes television series, but his impact as an artist in the comic book industry is immeasurable. He has worked for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics and so many others that we can’t possibly list them here,” said store owner John Munn.

Tim Sale is currently working on artwork for the NBC TV program “Heroes.” His newest comics project is Marvel Comics’ Captain America: White. Captain America: White #0 issues and posters will be available at the signing.

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Captain America White #1
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Captain America White #1 B & W Variant
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Captain America White Poster

“Mr. Sale is a staunch supporter of The Hero Initiative,” Munn continued, “And so are we! We are very proud to report that Tim will be debuting an original art print from his creator-owned work The Killing Floor at the signing. Only 100 prints are made, and they’ll be available for only $15 each, with 100% of the proceeds going to the charity.”

Comic Book Ink was established in 2002 as a store that was community oriented with the hopes of establishing the shop as a public meeting place, as well as cultural center, for those who love, or want to learn more, about comic books. The shop is a four-time nominee for the Will Eisner Spirit of Retailing Award (2004-2008). Comic Book Ink is located at 1625 East 72nd and Portland Avenue, Suite 800, Tacoma, Washington 98404. Visit www.comicbookink.com to find out more details on this and other store events.

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, call 310-909-7809 or visit www.HeroInitiative.org.

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