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John Ostrander Benefit Auction

Posted By Justin on September 2, 2009



Please see the following update on well-established Star Wars comic book writer John Ostrander:

"An auction will be held at the Chicago Comic-Con (nee Wizard World Chicago) the evening of Saturday, August 8, 2009 to raise funds for comics veteran John Ostrander, who is undergoing a series of operations and medical treatments to fight off blindness.

A 27-year veteran of the comics field, Ostrander, has long been suffering from glaucoma. Recently, John underwent a series of operations that might have saved his remaining eyesight. Progress has been made but he faces considerably more treatment in the months ahead.

To help Ostrander cover his costs, a committee has been organized called Comix4Sight. Solicitations for the benefit auction have gone out, and the response from the comics community has been overwhelming."


Contributions can be made through PayPal at www.comix4sight.com or by sending a check to:

Mike Gold and Adriane Nash
arrogantMGMS
304 Main Avenue, #194
Norwalk, CT 06851


Click here for the complete article.


Source: ComicMix.com by way of ClubJade.net


UPDATE: A nice article at Newsarama reminds us that contributions are still being accepted for John Ostrander, and the Chicago Comic-Con auction is right around the corner.

Thanks to Rick for the link!


UPDATE #2: The Official Starwars.com Blog brings more attention to John Ostrander's plight with glaucoma and the Comix4Sight benefit to aid in his medical bills.


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