March 2, 2022 – Los Angeles, CA

The Liebowitz Family, owners of the world-famous Golden Apple Comics, “Comic Shop to the Stars” in Los Angeles, CA for over four decades have just formed a new 501-(c)(3) charitable organization. The mission of the Golden Apple Comic & Art Foundation is to preserve, safeguard and showcase private collections to ensure that comics, books, art and collectibles are secured for future generations to enjoy.

“We realized an immediate need to ensure that the comic book artform and collectibles will be around forever to inspire people from all over the world” Ryan Liebowitz, Foundation President


In addition to curating private collections on behalf of donors, the Foundation has many other activities planned for the future will that include:

Working with Special Collection departments at Universities, domestic & international mobile museums, school lectures, fundraising auctions, comic industry scholarships, convention programming, original art preservation and events to raise awareness and funds.
Alongside family members (Ryan, Kendra & Sharon Liebowitz) the initial company board is comprised of these outstanding individuals:
Kevin Smith (Filmmaker)
Marc Andreyko (Creator/Writer)
Heidi MacDonald (Comics Beat)
Mike Malve (Atomic Comics)
Gary Prebula (Producer)

The Foundation already has it’s first large donation and we are working with the special collections division at the famed University of Pennsylvania to secure, catalog and house these prized possessions. More details to come.

Also, they have their first live fundraising event is coming up on March 25th: A charity film screening with legendary creator Frank Miller in Arizona. This will serve as the first ever US screening of the new documentary film Frank Miller: American Genius and will feature:
  • Q& A with director Silenn Thomas and Frank Miller
  • Themed menu based on Frank’s comics and films
  • Ticket includes an autographed limited-edition print
  • Charity raffle (1 ticket included with each paid seat)
  • Hosted by Majestic Studio Grill located in Gilbert, AZ
  • 75% of the ticket proceeds go directly to our Foundation.
There will be two showings only: 6pm & 6:45 and seats are filling up fast so don’t hesitate! www.majesticphx.com
In addition, there will be a store Grand Opening autograph signing at the new Atomic Comics location on Saturday March 26th and they have proclaimed it Frank Miller Day!
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March 2, 2022 - Los Angeles, CA The Liebowitz Family, owners of the world-famous Golden Apple Comics, “Comic Shop to the Stars” in Los Angeles, CA for over four decades have just formed a new 501-(c)(3) charitable organization. The mission of the Golden Apple Comic & Art Foundation is to preserve, safeguard...