Among the many creators that have been helped through The Hero Initiative are: Gene Colan (artist of Iron Man, Batman, Daredevil), Josh Medors (artist of G.I.Joe and Spider-Man), Ralph Reese (award winning comic book artist sonce 1966), Steve Gerber (writer of Superman, Spider-Man and creator of Howard the Duck), Russ Heath (artist of Sgt. Rock and Little Annie Fanny), Tom Ziuko (longtime colorist for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Vertigo, Archie and many others), Chris Wozniak (artist on Superman, Star Trek and The Spectre) and Chris Ivy (longtime artist/inker for Marvel Comics and DC Comics) just to name a few.
I'd like to finish by thanking the members of this great organization including: Steve Borock, Mike Malve, Jim McLauchlin, Brian Pulido, Joe Quesada, Mark Waid, Beth Widera, Dennis O'Neil, George Perez, Walt Simonson, Roy Thomas, Jim Valentino, John Romita Sr. and everyone else who's a part of The Hero Initiative. From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!!!
Manuel A. Carmona