Tag Archives: charity

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 …

Mark Millar, Nemesis And The School Bus

Mark Millar is well known for organising events that raise money for charitable causes. He has auctioned off the names of characters in his comic books, and Marvel are currently publishing his Kapow-created issue of Superior, according to the Guinness …

Buy Dan DiDio For A Thousand Dollars

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is appealing to raise $100,000 by the end of October, to pay for “urgent legal and education work.” This includes the first payments to the case of Brandon X, an American arrested in Canada …

The War Of The Savage Dragon Sketches

Image Comics employee Branwyn Bigglestone has been raising money for her participation in the AIDS Walk SF, to aid the Homeless Youth Alliance. As befits her prescence in the industry, she was able to lean on one of two folks …

Preview: Spirit Of Hope

I’ve written a short one page piece with artist Mike Collins for the upcoming Spirit Of Hope anthology from Comic Book Alliance, to raise money for victims of the earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand. Edited by Alan Cowsill, Spirit …

So Who Was That Unmasked Man In Batman Inc. #4?

This is Aldrin Stoja. Recently he won the Comic Book Alliance auction for £1,127 to appear in Batman Inc #4, thanks to DC Comics and Grant Morrison. Which came out on Wednesday. He had the choice to attack Batman or …

Buy Frank Miller’s Drawing Chair

It’s a little battered and bruised. And it looks like someone’s scribbled on it. But this chair, if you can call it that, is where Frank Miller drew Sin City and 300. As a result its a museum exhibit waiting …

Be Saved By Grant Morrison’s Batman… Or Not

Tomorrow at 7pm, the Comic Book Alliance auctions go up on eBay. And pride of place will be the appearance in Batman, Inc #4 Not only will your name be used, but your likeness will be drawn by Chris Burnham …

The Smell Of Adam Hughes

This is the label art from a new perfume created to benefit the comics industry charity HERO. Named Heroine, the perfume is made from Nepalese amber, East African patchouli, dark musk, apple blossom, petitgrain, aged leather, skin musk, and rhubarb. …