DC Comics - We Can Be Heroes

DC Entertainment Wants Readers to Help Fight The Hunger Crisis

DC Entertainment’s We Can Be Heroes campaign has launched a scheme over on
www.indiegogo.com to raise funds that will go towards helping fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa; an emergency which has already affected over 8 million lives.

DC Comics - We Can Be Heroes

Of course, the folks at DC are well aware that, no matter how they push the whole “fight side-by-side with Batman and the Justice League” angle, collectable incentives are going to help raise cash more effectively than any form of emotional or moral blackmail. So, not unlike a Kickstarter appeal, larger donations will be awarded with all manner of shiny things, from digital comics, signed copies of books and the upcoming Injustice game, annual subscriptions… and for the three charitable souls who cough up $5,000, the opportunity to have Gary Frank draw them into Batman Earth One vol 2.

Unfortunately, at least for me, this campaign is only open to residents of the United States.

Carl Doherty has written about movies, video games, comic books and literature for almost a decade, forging ill-informed critiques for numerous websites, blogs and publications that no one has ever heard of. His debut novel, the epic fantasy comedy Welcome to The Fold, is available now on Kindle here (UK) and here (US).

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