September 23, Mt. Laurel, NJ: Dynamite and Dynamic Forces are teaming up with superstar comics YouTuber Near Mint Condition this weekend for a live claim show and auction offering fans lots of key graphic novels, rare variants, key issues, and more - all with a portion of proceeds going to a great cause, helping out creative legend Rachel Pollack.
The livestreamed sale and auction will take place this Sunday September 25 at noon Eastern Standard Time on the Near Mint Condition YouTube channel.
20% of all the sales from the combined Dynamite and Near Mint Condition sides will be contributed to the GoFundMe of legendary comics creator Rachel Pollack. The Time Breakers author made waves as the first out transgender creator in the industry, and reflected that experience in some of her work like the critically acclaimed and soon to be reprinted Doom Patrol. Beyond comics, she is known as one of the preeminent voices worldwide when it comes to the art, history, and practice of tarot. Unfortunately Rachel is currently experiencing a resurgence of cancer and is dealing with the associated medical and support costs. The comics industry and fans have come together to offer support, and people can check out more info or directly donate here.
The Near Mint Condition crew of the Uncanny Omar and Astonishing Melanie are joining forces with the Awesome Amy and Not-Necessary Nick Barrucci to bring fans and followers a range of cool items to buy and bid on to add to their collections. There will be countless collections, hardcovers, trade paperbacks, and more. Nick is also bringing a selection of rare, great condition Silver Age X-Men key issues, including #27, 31, 34, 36, 37, 38, 40 and some Bronze Age highlights like #118, 119, 128. Ultra-rare Dynamite variants like metal and virgin covers will be on offer. Plus comissioned original art covers on blanks.
With the Dynamite and Dynamic Forces vaults on hand, fans can tune in and watch out for any additional surprises or try making requests. All are welcome to swing through and say hello or just hang out too!
About Dynamite Entertainment
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Red Sonja, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more. Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high-profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Gail Simone, Christopher Priest, Leah Moore, Kevin Smith, David Walker, Vita Ayala, Danny Lore, Neil Gaiman, Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson, Mark Russell, Brandon Thomas, Amy Chu, Reginald Hudlin, Nancy Collins, David Walker, Steve Orlando, Greg Pak, Jenny Frison, Matt Wagner, and a host of up-and-coming new talent. Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger's Project Superpowers - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.