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Credit: Heroes Initiative
Credit: Heroes Initiative

Press Release

The Hero Initiative, the charity dedicated to helping comic book creators in medical or financial need, is travelling into Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 17-21. We have exclusives, parties, and special guests throughout the weekend that you will not want to miss! Booth #5003 is the place to be!

Things kick off Wednesday July 17th with Gabe Eltaeb’s Comic Kickoff Fundraiser and Party at Basic Bar and Pizza at 410 10th Ave. in San Diego from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.! Win great raffle prizes, meet amazing artists and have a couple drinks all to support Hero initiative! Artists in attendance include Norm Rapmund, Todd Nauck, Jim Calafiore, and more.

The parties continue July 18 with Stone Brewing’s annual Hop-Con! Stone’s famous w00tstout beer will flow at Stone’s World Bistro, and artist Alan Davis has the honor to create this year’s label and print. Prints will be available for sale at the venue and at Hero’s booth at the convention! Don’t miss out on this epic event! Proceeds benefit Hero, so get your tickets NOW!

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Alan Davis will anchor the Hero booth, #5003, all weekend, and will be joined by guest creators Danny MikiLouise Simonson, Walter Simonson and Aaron Sowd.

Davis pulls duty again as he’s the cover artist on Hero’s yearly limited edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #49. This catch-all of crucial comics info is limited to 500 copies in hardcover only at $35, so make sure you grab one at out booth and have Alan sign it as well!

Hero is also your exclusive go-to for CGC Signature Series signings for top creators Kurt Busiek, Alan Davis, Amanda Conner, Gene Ha, Jonathan Hickman, Dan Jurgens, Danny Miki, Bill Morrison, Jimmy Palmiotti, Nicola Scott, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Mark Waid and Jim Zub. Drop your books off at CGC, booth #901 no later than Friday July 19 by 5:00 p.m., and get your Signatures Series without the hassle of lines!

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Hero talent schedule, booth #5003

Wed., July 17 (con hours 600-900)

630-800: Alan Davis

Thur., July 18 (con hours 930-700)

1000-1200: Alan Davis
130-300: Alan Davis
300-400: Aaron Sowd

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Fri., July 19 (con hours 930-700)
1030-1130: Louise and Walter Simonson
1100-1200: Danny Miki
1230-230: Alan Davis
430-630: Alan Davis

Sat., July 20 (con hours 930-700)
1000-1200: Alan Davis
200-300: Alan Davis

Sun., July 21 (con hours 930-500)
1100-100: Alan Davis

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