LOS ANGELES (August 21, 2008) – The Hero Initiative has superb talent at the booth as well as the limited edition Gene Colan-themed prints! Ethan Van Sciver, Tim Sale, Marc Wolfe and Leonard Kirk are scheduled to stop by so come visit the Hero booth all three days to find out when you can meet your favorite artists and writers!
In addition, don’t miss the Gene Colan Captain America #116 prints! Hero in conjunction with Marvel Comics has produced a series of Gene Colan-themed, limited edition prints. The last of these three prints will be available for the FIRST time ever at FanExpo Canada, August 22-24. The final Gene Colan print is his cover from Captain America #116, featuring Cap and the Avengers. FanExpo Canada will also be the first time you can get ALL three prints, including the previously released Invincible Iron Man #1 and Daredevil #47.
Each print is a limited edition of only 250 pieces. All are available at the Hero Initiative booth at a cost of $25 each. Net proceeds from sales of these prints by the Hero Initiative will benefit Gene Colan.
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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