**UPDATED 12/05/08 with new signing events!**
Want some quality time with some of comics' greatest writers, artists and editors? Well, here's an offer from The Hero Initiative you simply can't refuse!
To celebrate the December 10 release of "The Hulk 100 Project"—a title collecting 100 one-of-a-kind variant covers to HULK #1 created by top artists—the Hero Initiative puts some of Marvel's best and brightest on the block with its eBay auction "Lunch with the Hulk and Marvel Comics in Manhattan!
The winning bidder will have lunch with Executive Editor Tom Brevoort, editor Mark Paniccia and creators Greg Pak and Klaus Janson in midtown Manhattan and receive an autographed copy of "The Hulk 100 Project!"
Not enough for ya? Well, better be sitting down then...Because in addition to all of that great stuff, Klaus Janson will be doing an exclusive Hulk sketch for the winner during the lunch outing!
All proceeds from the auction benefit The Hero Initiative, so head over to eBay to bid on "Lunch with the Hulk and Marvel Comics in Manhattan!
UPDATE: And if you're looking for even more ways to celebrate the release of "The Hulk 100 Project," and happen to live in either Manhattan Beach or Toronto, here's where you can find some awesome signings:
California: The Comic Bug
The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach will be the Hulktastic place to be on Wednesday, December 10 from 6pm to 9 pm with signings with six artists: Joe Benitez, Scott Koblish, Bill Morrison, Tone Rodriguez, Aaron Sowd, Joe Rubinstein. Both "Hulk 100 Project" softcovers and hardcovers will be available along with a DJ, snacks and drinks. In addition to all the merriment, two of the original Hulk covers will be on display.
The Comic Bug
1807 1/2 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
"Jim McLauchlin and the gang at The Hero Initiative always put together a great show and this time we're going FULL TILT GAMMA BOOGIE by throwing in some raffle prizes and holiday treats for all of the attendees of the signing!" commented Mike Wellman of The Comic Bug.
Toronto, Canada: Paradise Comics
Paradise Comics is pleased to announce a special in store signing of "The Hulk 100 Project!" On Wednesday, December 10 from 3pm–7pm, join special guest contributors Dale Keown (cover artist), Agnes Garbowska, Leonard Kirk, and artist Francis Manapul and get your copy signed!
3278 Yonge Street
Learn more about the "The Hulk 100 Project" and see the covers here
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