“As a publisher, we have a responsibility to the comic book community from our fans to our retail partners” said David Steward II, founder of Lion Forge. “A healthy retailer community means a healthy industry, and when a specific area of the industry is struggling, it affects all of us. We urge our fellow publishers with the means to join us in providing support to comic book stores in Texas and the Gulf Coast affected by the storm with a donation to the designated Emergency Assistance relief fund, at the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.”
“During this time of catastrophe and urgent need we are honored to work with Lion Forge to help comic book shop employees now and in the future” Pamela French, Executive Director of the BICF said. “We are grateful for their support of comic book sellers.”
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In a Twitter video (see below) Lion Forge Chief Creative Officer Carl Reed urged contributors to specify their donations go to the Restricted Houston Relief Fund. Donations can be made here.