The Hero Initiative

Doctor Aphra Variant To Raise Money For The Hero Initiative

The Comic Mint, which you can find at, have just listed a new auction with the 100% of the proceeds going to the Hero Initiative, with evidence of the donation presented on their site. The Hero Initiative ( is a charity that I personally support in anyway I can… it raises money to help aid comic […]

50 Artists To Wake Up And Draw For Jack Kirby’s 99th Birthday

On August 28th marks what would be Jack Kirby’s 99th birthday. To celebrate the comic legend The Hero Initiative and Jillian Kirby, founder of Kirby4Heroes campaign have put together a “Wake Up and Draw” that will feature more than 50 artists doing just that… waking up and drawing. All the drawings will be featured in […]

Dark Horse 30th Anniversary Humble Bundle To Benefit The Hero Initiative

As part of their 30th Anniversary celebration, Dark Horse is offering a Humble Bundle with over $600 worth of digital comics at a pay-what-you-want price to help raise money for the Hero Initiative. These comics include: Adventures into the Unknown Archives Volume 1 Aliens vs. Predator: Thrill of the Hunt Captain Midnight Volume 1: On […]

Valentino And Son Cover Hellboy For The Hero Initiative

Jim Valentino, Image co-founder and the guy that made the Guardians of the Galaxy cool (yes, they were cool before Rocket and Groot), shared what he did on New Years. The next 100 project from the Hero Initiative is going to be Hellboy and Jim did up a wonderful looking cover that was then inked […]

A Star Trek Themed Humble Bundle From IDW To Help The Hero Initiative

IDW Publishing is once again teaming up with Humble Bundle, but this time it’s to bring forth $270 worth of Star Trek related digital comics to fans. The digital comics available for pay-what-you-want are Star Trek Classics Vol. 1, Star Trek Classics Vol. 2, Star Trek: Best of Klingons and Star Trek: Gold Key Archives Vol. 1. Those who […]

The Uncanny X-Men #100 Project Launches From The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is launching their Uncanny X-Men 100 project. This is where they get blank covers of a certain issue then give them out to get original sketches from some of the best talent in the industry and then auction them off to raise money for the charity. In this case its Uncanny X-Men #12 […]

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 project by tweeting the progress with the hashtag: #WakeUpAndDraw. A gallery of the completed work […]

Kirby 4 Heroes To Honor Jack Kirby’s 96th Birthday

In a video message presented by Jillian, Jack Kirby’s 17-year-old granddaughter, Kirby 4 Heroes calls on comic book readers to help honor one of the all-time great artists by donating in his name to the Hero Initiative between now and August 28th. Their goal is to raise $10,000 for the charity that helps comic creators […]