Media Release — Comic legend Brian Azzarello, writer of 100 Bullets, Joker, Banner and many more, is a HUGE Cubs fan. He’s also a Cubs season ticket holder at Wrigley Field. Azzarello has generously agreed to take three Cubs fans with him to the Friendly Confines to see the Cubs play the New York Mets on Sep. 3, 2010, all to benefit the Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that provides medical and financial aid for comic creators in need.
How would you acquire one of these precious seats? Just buy a $2 raffle ticket at one of these great Chicagoland comic stores:
Challengers Comics, ChallengersComics.com
Chicago Comics, www.ChicagoComics.com
Comix Revolution, two locations, www.online-revolution.com
Graham Crackers Comics, nine locations, www.GrahamCrackers.com
Tickets will also be available at Hero Initiative’s booth at Wizard World Chicago at the Rosemount Convention Center, August 19-22.
“Misery loves company, and I’m happy to share this experience with three lucky fans,” said Brian Azzarello. “The Hero Initiative is an important cause, and I’d like to thank the great Chicago comic retailers for making this all happen. Take it from me, the beginning of September is the perfect time to begin waiting for next year. Go Cubs!”
Tickets are available for purchase through Wednesday August 25, 2010. Drawing is for game ticket only. Winner will responsible for getting him/herself to and from Wrigley Field.
Hope to see you there!
About 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 yesterday’s 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.
Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $400,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.