Charity, Events
Nov 11, 2020

In Honor of Veterans Day: Kevin Smith Joins Charity Livestream For Military Members

The annual Jawiin Charity Drive for Service Members, which provides comic books to servicemembers overseas — is headed online with a free-to-view virtual fundraiser taking place this weekend, featuring Clerks filmmaker Kevin Smith.

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The 2020 Charity Drive will run for five hours on Saturday and, in addition to Kevin Smith, will feature the Strange Adventures creative team of Tom King, Mitch Gerads and Doc Shaner, voice actor Susan Eisenberg (Justice League Unlimited), amongst others. The charity has an overall fundraising target of $5,000, the highest donor each hour of the livestream will win a prize, with the list of potential prizes featuring original art from Death of Superman writer/artist Dan Jurgens and Cully Hamner (Black Lightning: Year OneBlue Beetle).

The Jawiin Charity Drive for Service Members was founded in 2015 by writer Jason Inman, in the years since, he has partnered with Operation Gratitude to provide almost 150,000 comic books to service members overseas, soldiers recovering in hospitals around the world, and their families in the U.S. More information on the organization can be found on the official Jawiin Charity Drive website. The livestream will be available on that same website from 12 pm through 5 pm Pacific on November 14th.