LOS ANGELES (October 1, 2008) -- Don’t miss Mid Ohio Con, this weekend, October 4-5. The Hero Initiative has a ton of talent at the Hero booth so be sure to stop by!

SAT, 11-noon: Len Wein

SAT, noon-1: Chris Claremont

SAT, 3-4: Chris Giarusso

SUN, 11-noon: Joe Kubert

SUN, noon-1: Mike Grell

SUN, 1-2: Billy Tan

A huge thank you goes out to Mid Ohio Con for selecting Hero as the recipient of their charity auction.

And you’ll be able to get Captain America #116 prints signed by BOTH Gene Colan AND Stan Lee at the show, with proceeds directly benefiting Gene Colan. If you can’t make Mid-Ohio con, you can order online at:


For more information, visit www.midohiocon.com.

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 www.HeroInitiative.org.