Kelly Sue DeConnick
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Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, who brought Carol Danvers to prominence as Captain Marvel, is auctioning off a signed commemorative flight jacket from the filming of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel film.
DeConnick, who wrote the stories that influenced a large part of Captain Marvel‘s plot, was present for production of the film, and even had a brief cameo, hence the jacket which was given to members of the cast and crew.
Raising money for comic shops – #Creators4Comics. Win Kelly Sue DeConnick’s personal CAPTAIN MARVEL CAST & CREW jacket – signed:
• Bid by replying to this tweet (INTL or US).
• Auction ends April 20 @ 12 PM EST.
• Winner donates directly to @BINC. https://t.co/WLNC1PYE27 pic.twitter.com/VAzu9FnMST
— Kelly Sue DeConnick (@kellysue) April 15, 2020
Fans who want to win the jacket can bid through DeConnick’s Twitter auction, which is part of a larger initiative of auctions organized around the hashtag #CreatorsForComics, with all procedes going to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC).
Other creators participating in the initiative include Frank Miller, Neil Gaiman, Patton Oswalt, Marv Wolfman, Geoff Johns, Joe Hill, Shannon Hale, Brad Meltzer, Mariko Tamaki, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Marissa Meyer, Tom King, Mitch Gerards, Danielle Paige, Gene Luen Yang, Bryan Edward Hill, Jason Aaron, Jacquelin de Leon, Mark Guggenheim, Gail Simone, Jeff Lemire, Vita Ayala, David Mack, Ryan North, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Cassandra Clare, James Tynion IV, Marieke Najkamp, Margaret Stohl, Greg Rucka, Jock, Mico Suayan, G. Willow Wilson, and many more.