Comicpalooza National Comic Book Live Art Fest

Houston, TX – Oct. 18, 2010– The Comicpalooza National Live Art Fest is a charity event in which comic book and manga artists across the nation will flash their mad art skills to the whole world by drawing, sketching, and painting while the public watches. The gathered comic and anime fans can bid on their favorite pieces of art as they are finished. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Hero Initiative.

The 'Fest will take place simultaneously in all participating cities on January 22, 2011. These events will be held with the cooperation of arts organizations in each community. Currently, confirmed cities include Houston, Austin, Dallas, and Baton Rouge. Organizations that wish to participate in the Comcipalooza National Live Art Fest may request more information by sending an email to [email protected] Comicpalooza will accept additional arts organizations as partners in cities until Friday, Dec. 3, 2010.

The Comicpalooza National Live Art Fest is sponsored in part by Blue Line Pro, one of the largest manufacturers of professional comic art supplies.

The Hero Initiative is a publicly supported not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation created to provide assistance to 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.

Comicpalooza (Trademark pending) is an annual multi-genre convention held in Houston, Texas, and features comics, sci-fi, anime, horror, steampunk, New Media, film, and celebrities. The next Comicpalooza will be held March 26-28, 2010 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Sponsors for Comicpalooza include the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, FUNimation, and the Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP).

Startling Events, LLC is the organizing events company for Comicpalooza. Startling Events, LLC is incorporated in Katy, Texas, a suburb of Houston, Texas.

Comicpalooza National Live Art Fest to Benefit Hero Initiative
Event name: Comicpalooza
Event date: Jan 22, 2011
Convention date: May 27-29, 2011

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