Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Hero Initiative pics from Wizard World Chicago!

Per usual, it was a GREAT freakin' time at Wizard World Chicago con for 2010! The Windy City turns out great and fun folks like no other burg we've seen. Thanks to all who helped out and showed up (such as Mike Grell above, and Brian Azzarello below)!

And you can see many of those folks at Hero's PopCons page for Chicago. And all our other cool stuff as well. Get you there!

Jim McLauchlin

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Hero Initiative Award winners at Baltimore: Robinson, Sale, Simonson

Congrats to winners of this year's Hero Initiative awards at the 2010 Harvey Awards in Baltimore!

The winner of the 2010 Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award is none other than longtime writer/artist par excellance Walter Simonson!

And for the inaugural Dick Giordano Humanitarian of the Year Award, well…we couldn't do just one. We did TWO!

Hero Initiative is proud to present the 2010 Dick Giordano Humanitarian of the Year Award to BOTH Tim Sale and Jerry Robinson.

Congrats all around, folks!

Jim McLauchlin

Friday, August 27, 2010

David Lloyd and fine wine!


More lucky Hero Initiative winners got to crack open a couple bottles of the famed Opus One with famed writer/artist David Lloyd at Hero's now-famous San Diego hospitality suite! You can check out all the drinkin' action at Hero's PopCons page!

Jim McLauchlin

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Tom DeSanto and Wolverine in the Hero suite!


No, really. It was like the coolest thing ever!

X-Men movie guy and all-around great fella Tom DeSanto held a limited meet-and-greet for a few select lucky fans at San Diego at the now-famous Hero Initiative suite. And EVERYONE got an autographed original X-Men movie poster, AND got to pose in the authentic, movie-used Wolverine leather jacket and dog tags!

The pics are outstanding check ’em all out at Hero's PopCons.com page!

Jim McLauchlin

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Exclusive Overstreet still at eBay, Chicago!


All,
The Hero Initiative-exclusive hardcover version of the new Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #40 is moving fast and furious! Some are still available through Hero's eBay store, and we've saved 30 copies for on-site sales at Wizard World Chicago, and another 10 for Baltimore Comicon.

But we're getting durned near the end! Grab yours today!

Jim McLauchlin

Monday, August 9, 2010

Ed Hannigan Peter Parker print available online!


Folks,
The muy, muy amazing Ed Hannigan Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #64 print is now available for purchase online via our pals at Atomic Comics! Go get thee one!

Each one is autographed by Ed Hannigan, and the print is a limited edition of only 150 pieces. Get yours fast before they're all gone!

Jim McLauchlin

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Joe Jusko's Archie!

Great stuff from our pal, Joe Jusko!

Check out a LOT more of the original Archie covers…here!

Jim McLauchlin

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Azzarello/Cubs raffle is NOW!

For a mere $2, you, yes, YOU, Cubs fan, might be one of three lucky fans to attend the Mets at Cubs game on September 3, 2010 with longtime (read: long-suffering) Cubbie diehard Brian Azzarello!

Raffle tickets are available at:
Challengers Comics, www.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.

Raffle ends August 25, so we suggest you hustle buns!

So spend a buck (okay, two!) and you could find yourself in the Friendly Confines with an Old Style!

Jim McLauchlin

Overstreet and White at the Hero Suite

And select Hero Initiative patrons got to meet legendary comics guru Robert Overstreet and ace colorist Dean White at the Hero Initiative suite at San Diego! Check out the pics here!

While you're at it, check out all our San Diego pics at PopCons.com!

Jim McLauchlin

Monday, August 2, 2010

Joe Quesada in the Hero Initiative suite!

And five lucky fans got to hang and bang with Joe Quesada at the Hero Initiative Suite at San Diego! Check out the Joe pics here, and Hero's ever-growing stash of San Diego pics here!

Jim McLauchlin

Stan Lee at the Hero Initiative Suite!

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And the pics keep on coming at Hero's PopCons page!

This time, Stan Lee at the Hero Initiative suite at San Diego!

Jim McLauchlin

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Hero Initiative San Diego pics start…now!

All,
Hero Initiative's pics from the Beast Men Call San Diego are starting to roll up on Hero's page at PopCons.com right about NOW!

Check out Dave Gibbons (above) and other booth guests, to be followed soon by Stan Lee, Joe Quesada, Dan DiDio, David Lloyd, Robert Overstreet, Tom DeSanto and more!

Jim McLauchlin