Charlie's Comic Book is holding a silent auction of original art and raffle of action figures and graphic novels, with all proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Emerge, will be held Saturday. Charlie Harris — comic book store owner — invited some of the most well respect cartoonists in southern Arizona and comic book industry:

  • Ashler
  • John Chihak
  • Dan Christensen
  • Gene Hall
  • Michael G. Macropoulos
  • Beatriz and Ernest Romero
  • Kyle Stephens
  • Mariah Wall

Christensen lives in France, but he's in town to visit his family and friends in addition to helping raise money for the charity. Award-wining artist Michael G. Macropoulos is another Tucson native but now resides in Phoenix. Artists will provide free sketches, and there will be a coloring contest for kids. Costumed characters are welcomed! The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call 320-0279 or visit Charlie's Facebook page for more information.