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  • Published: 1 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781631406089
  • Imprint: IDW Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 120
  • RRP: $34.99

Hero Comics A Hero Initiative Benefit Book



The Hero Initiative provides help when comic book creators are in need, it’s as simple as that. This volume presents an all-star line-up of incredible comic book talent who have come together, donating their time and considerable talents for a good cause. Now, you can do your part—buy this book and help the Hero Initiative continue its noble work!

Featuring dozens of great writers and artists, and many of your favorite series, like American Flagg!, Chew, The Maxx, Jon Sable, Red Star, as well as original concepts. Featuring an astounding selection of short "Heroes In Action" stories by more than a dozen creators telling their own firsthand experiences with the Hero Initiative when they needed a helping hand, including Gene Colan, Stan Goldberg, Ralph Reese, and more. There is also a terrific gallery section, showcasing the outstanding work of J. Scott Campbell, Arthur Adams, Mark Schultz, Matt Wagner, Adam Hughes, Darwyn Cooke, and more!

When you buy this book you will not only be getting great works by an amazing array of comics' best creators, you will be giving back to those creators you grew up on in their time of need!

  • Published: 1 April 2017
  • ISBN: 9781631406089
  • Imprint: IDW Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 120
  • RRP: $34.99

About the authors

Kurt Busiek

Kurt Busiek was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He began writing comics professionally in 1982, selling stories to both DC and Marvel Comics in the same month, both of which appeared the same day. Since then, he’s written series and characters ranging from Mickey Mouse to Vampirella, including Aquaman, Spider-Man, Conan, Iron Man, the Avengers and more. He is best known for the Marvels series and for his co-creation Astro City, both of which have garnered numerous industry awards. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Ann, and his two daughters. He spends far too much time on the Internet.

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the creator of The Sandman comic book series and the bestselling author of the novels Neverwhere (1995), Stardust (1999), the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning American Gods (2001), Coraline (2002), Anansi Boys (2005), The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013), Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett, 1990) and a retelling of the Norse myths: Norse Mythology (2017). His short story collections include Smoke and Mirrors (1998) and Fragile Things (2006). His screenwriting credits include the original BBC TV series of Neverwhere (1996), Dave McKean’s first feature film, Mirrormask (2005), two Doctor Who episodes, and Good Omens (2019).

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