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Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Wolverine Sketch Card By Herb Trimpe For 'Comics For Cures'!
Mood:  d'oh
Topic: Comic Book Artists



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Note: Above is a 'blow-up' photo of the 'Wolverine' Sketch Card, just one of four character Sketch Cards illustrated by Herb Trimpe for the Auction Event.



The Wolverine  Character Sketch Card

At 'Comics For Cures'

Illustrated By Herb Trimpe Is Now At A Bid Of Only $10.50!

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Herb Trimpe



Herb Trimpe... Artist of the first two appearances of Wolverine in the issues of the Incredible Hulk comics books #180 and #181, has contributed a sketch card of Wolverine himself for the  'Sketch Card Auction and Gallery Show for American Cancer Society'!

I have previously blogged about other artists that have also submitted sketch cards for the same worthy cause, and just came across this one among the four sketch cards that Herb Trimpe has donated for the cause!   I had missed his entries earlier, as there are One Thousand listings for bidders to choose from.  That is a Great turnout from the comics industry!  

Thus Herb Trimpe now joins my earlier blog posts on this Auction Event with his set of four cards including Wolverine, the Incredible Hulk, the Amazing Spider-Man, and even Doctor Doom!  Just click here to see all four of Herb's sketch cards on auction!

So that would make four artists that I have blogged about that have contributed to this cause... Harold Cupec's 4 sketch cards from his 'Pugnuggle Tales' which you can see by Clicking Here,  Daniel Miki's two set of collage sketch cards and Greg Harms set of four 'Twilight' sketch cards!

Here are the details for the benefit from the 'Comics For Cures' web site as this blog post is published: 

Blue Line Art has been organizing their second annual exhibition and auction of original sketch card art to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Their first event in March of 2008 showcased 200 artist with over 1200 sketch cards. They raised over $7,400 for the American Cancer Society and are hoping that this current event will be bigger and better in raising funds.

There will be a public exhibition at Comics 2 Games, Florence, Ky location on April 4th 2009. The auction of all the original art cards will go online starting the week before the Sketch Card exhibition and will end that evening. All proceeds from the sale of the cards will go to the American Cancer Society.

Bob and Mike Hickey, founders and owners of Blue Line Art, are organizing this fundraiser in honor of Bob’s wife Katie, a breast cancer survivor. Blue Line publishes Sketch Magazine and Graphic Novel Scene and sells Blue Line Art boards to both comic book companies and individual artists. The Hickey family has long been aware of the generosity of the comic book community. All involved are looking forward to another successful event that celebrates the diversity of comic book artists’ unique talents and their heroic spirit of helping those in need!

There are a thousand total listings of other sketch cards in this special event to raise funds; please check out the following link to take you to the eBay page where all of those auction listings are listed until the end of the auction time:  Click Here!  The listings start to end on this upcoming Saturday night, April 4th, 2009!

(Note:  Make It So Marketing is NOT affialiated with Comics For Cures, nor any of the sponsors of the benefit auction. This is for review / mention purposes only, and to hi-light several artists' contributions to the fund raiser.)

Note:  If any other contributors for this special benefit see this blog post, you are welcome to contact me for possible inclusion on a follow up post before the auction listings end on April 4th! That's only a little over 4 days away at the time of this blog posting... So don't delay looking and placing your bid on these items!

For those of you that are new to our blog today, we have an ongoing online 'Comic Con and Pop Culture Convention'  here at "Make It So Marketing Inc.", what with our daily blog posts,  and new listings of items for sale in our own online eBay Featured Store

Thanks again to all of YOU reading our current and archived blog posts!

~ Michael


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