Wednesday, April 23, 2008

News Release From Emerald City Comicon


Unknown to the general public, Frank Frazetta's Swamp Demon, Runes of Ragnan, GI Joe & 30 Days Of Night artist Josh Medors has been fighting cancer for the past several months. In his time of need, Image Comics and Frazetta Comics have stepped in organize an auction at the Emerald City ComiCon with all proceeds going straight to Josh.

"Josh is a good friend, father and artist. With the support from the comic industry that he loves so dearly, we can all help with costly medical bills and ease his pain just a little would be most appreciated," said Frazetta Comics Editor/Artist Jay Fotos. "We are under a crunch, for the show is just a few weeks away, so anyone that would like to donate please contact me as soon as you can so we can get your donations there for the auction in time. We are also taking PayPal donations as well that go directly to Josh."

Many of the industry's finest are donating items to auction, including Frank Frazetta himself. Any other creators interested in donating are encouraged to contact Jay Fotos at

The Josh Medors Benefit Auction will take place Saturday, May 10th at the Emerald City ComiCon. If you would like to make a PayPal donation, please do so to
Contributors thus far include: Frank Frazetta, Todd McFarlane, Jerry Beck, Brian Haberlin, Tom Beland, Mark Kidwell, Nat Jones, Tony Moore, Peter Bergting, Richard Starkings, Steve Niles, Kody Chamberlin, Jay Fotos, Rick Remender, Christian Beranek, Ahmet Zappa, Image Comics, IDW Publishing and Zenescope Entertainment
Our community is relatively small but I know most people who can help will help. Thought I would pass this information along.

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