LOS ANGELES (June 11, 2008) – The Hero Marvel Gene Colan prints are now officially available via AtomicComics.com! Previously only available at Wizard World Philly, these limited edition pieces are hot off the presses for sale through The Hero Initiative via http://www.atomiccomics.com/. In addition, a limited amount of the unsigned prints will be available at Wizard World Chicago. Both prints are being sold to benefit Gene Colan, one of comics’ favorites for a staggering seven decades . Now, as Gene is suffering illness, some of the characters Gene worked on are coming to save the day.
GENE COLAN IRON MAN #1 PRINT This 11-by-17 recolored masterpiece features Gene "The Dean" Colan's art to Marvel Comics' classic Invincible Iron Man #1. Net proceeds benefit Gene Colan. Retail price is $25.
GENE COLAN IRON MAN #1 PRINT; SIGNED BY STAN LEE AND GENE COLAN!
ONLY 50 PIECES AVAILABLE! This 11-by-17 recolored masterpiece features Gene "The Dean" Colan's art to Marvel Comics' classic Invincible Iron Man #1, and is autographed by both Gene and Stan "The Man" Lee, the architect of the Marvel Universe! Net proceeds benefit Gene Colan. Retail price is $100.
Visit http://www.atomiccomicsstore.com/heroinitiative.html to purchase your print today and help The Hero Initiative raise money for one of the masters of the Silver and Golden Ages of comics.
The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterdays' creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It's a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment. For more information, call 310-909-7809 or visit
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Janine Bielski The Hero Initiative310-909-7809