The rest of the world probably already knows about this, but just in case… Comics artist Lea Hernandez has suffered a major house fire that has destroyed most of her property. She and her family made it out okay, but her pets were sadly not as lucky. There are various appeals going on right now all across the internet as the comics community rallies to her support. You can read what Lea herself has to say here:

http://divalea.livejournal.com/2006/09/07/

More news here:

http://forums.comicbookresources.com/showthread.php?t=142433

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