Tag Archives: charity

When The Going Gets Tough: A Creator In Need Still Needs Our Help

For those of you who have been following Seth Kushner’s struggle with aggressive onset Leukemia, and for the many, many members of the comics community who are his friends, it’s been a season of hard news following a season of …

Gamers Helping Children Through Extra Life And You Can Too

By Christopher Helton In 2008, what would become Extra Life started when video gamers came together to send video games and gifts to Victoria Enmon, a young woman who eventually lost her fight with lymphoblastic leukemia. After her death, the …

Wytches, All-New Captain America And Pax Americana Exclusives For CBLDF Retailer Membership Drive

Last week, Scott Snyder gave a little teaser of a Cliff Chiang Wytches #1 cover…. @cliffchiang Wytches #1 variant tease pic.twitter.com/1rYHQbczjv — Scott Snyder (@Ssnyder1835) September 3, 2014 What a tease! Well we know what it is… An exclusive cover …

Baltimore Comic-Con’s Grendel Yearbook Supports A Creator In Need

Baltimore Comic-Con is coming up this weekend from September 6-8th, and in their yearly offering of a yearbook featuring the work of their exhibiting comics creators, they’re going the extra mile this year by donating a portion of the proceeds …

How Not To Make It ‘About Me’ – Helping A Creator In Need At Seth Kushner’s Save Our Schmuck Benefit In New York

This is probably going to be overly-honest discussion about extraordinary photographer and comics writer Seth Kushner’s “Save Our Schmuck Benefit” that took place at Union Hall in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday night, but the New York comics community are …

Pop Culture Houding Charles Brownstein Of The CBLDF

Chris Thompson writes, After last episode with Dark Engine‘s Ryan Burton & John Bivens (which you can listen to here), I’m finally back with Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF). Charles & I discuss his …

A Comic Shop Ice Buckets For Charity In Arizona This Weekend

By Alex Wilson Throughout the social media sphere you’ve probably seen your friends, relatives, and even a few notable celebrities take on the “ASL Ice Bucket challenge” to raise awareness and money to fight Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The comic book …

Fanboy Rampage: Ulises Farinas Vs. Yale Stewart Over Charity Wallpapers(UPDATE)

Yale Stewart is the creator of the JL8 and Little League webcomics, featuring unofficial uses of the DC Comics characters as young children. It was so successful, Stewart got a Harvey Award nomination and was picked up by official licensors …

Want To Play A Game Run By Monte Cook Or Bruce Cordell At Gen Con This Year?

By Christopher Helton Monte Cook Games is going to have a charity auction, giving away chances to play in a Numenera game run by Monte Cook or a game of The Strange run by Bruce Cordell at Gen Con 2014. [Monte Cook] Numenera is a science …

Comics Save The Apes – Panels For Primates Is Coming To ComiXology

In 2010-2011, the indie comics, prose, and illustration project Panels for Primates appeared on the creator-owned webcomics platform ActivateComix, with a goal in mind to support animal charity work focused on the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Now, two …

Superheroes For Hospice To Have Charity Comic Sale

What the promoters are calling the “Better Than Black Friday: Charity Comic Sale”, the Superheroes For Hospice group has put together an event for Saturday November 9th that will have over 100,000 comic books on sale including high-end titles from …

Wake Up And Draw! A New Event To Honor Kirby And Raise Money For The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative has come up with a way to celebrate Jack Kirby’s 96th birthday by recruiting 40 artists to Wake Up And Draw! Each artist will celebrate the day by sending a “birthday card to Jack”. The artists will show their …

Billy Dee Williams Leads A Star Wars Cantina Karaoke Sing-Along

And Jason Schwartzman and Patton Oswalt join in too.

Kick Ass 3 Raises $2800 For Children’s Charities With eBay Auctions

Naming a major hero in Kick Ass 3 raised over $2000 towards and naming Kick Ass’ superhero rival raised over $700 for children’s charities with over 30 bids for each. It is a marked slump on previous promotions, Kick Ass …

Jupiter’s Children eBay Auction Hits $3,500 With Hours To Go

It both promotes the comic and raises money for charity. Not a bad way to do business. Mark Millar is currently auctioning off the naming rights to his upcoming comic with Frank Quitely, Jupiter’s Children. Previous auctions from Millar have …

James Jean’s Shoes For Auction

James Jean recently painted this pair of shoes, to be auctioned off tomorrow at Lane Crawford in the ifc Mall in Hong Kong to benefit the Changing Young Lives Foundation.  

Siike Donnelly’s Collage Of DC Comics Charity Contributions

Siike Donnelly has stated before that he believes the work of Geoff Johns saved his life.Now he’s wanting to give something back. My friends, we are needed. The “We Can Be Heroes” initiative provides food, water, and medical supplies to …

Watch Aardman’s Superb New Toon Pythagasaurus… As The Company Talks About Maybe, P’raps Ditching Britain

Miles Bullough is the head of TV at Aardman, and was guesting on the BBC’s The World This Weekend yesterday to discuss the state of the UK animation industry. It would seem that a difference in tax breaks for big …