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AZ Tony Stark and AZ Captain America put aside their differences

April 22, 2018/0/0/

by Brittani Karbginsky  April 18, 2017 The two heroes join forces at Cardon Children’s hospital in Mesa, AZ     Bringing smiles to kid’s faces when they walk in the room has never been a problem for this dynamic duo-   However, one child was not feeling these two as they walked through the door. […]


PRESS RELEASE: Comicare Road Trip 2018

January 17, 2018/0/0/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Superhero Takes On Marathon Of Hospital Visits To Collect Smiles February, 2018 Phoenix, AZ –Comicare is well known for bringing the country’s best superheroes to visit with kids in hospitals- but they operate primarily in the Southwest.  For the month of February, this will change!  The 501c(3) charity group is undertaking their […]


Iron Man Hits The Road To Visit Hospitals Everywhere

January 17, 2018/0/0/

AZ Tony Stark is packing up and heading out on a very important road trip!   He will be traveling 4,227 miles and visiting 13 hospitals across 10 different states.   The trip kicks off on February 1st, 2018 and has been an idea for quite some time.  Comicare stays very busy visiting their normal line up of […]


The San Diego “1000 SMILES” campaign wraps up. A SUCCESS!

August 8, 2017/0/0/

We Did It! 1000 Smiles Collected!   Our goal at the 2017 San Diego Comicon was to collect 1000 smiles from our friends, fans and supporters.  It started out rough with preview night spent just getting our bearings and then Thursday bringing in only 256 smiles-  a little off pace.  But we learned that a […]


1000 Smiles for Comicare

March 26, 2017/0/1/

WE ARE UP FOR A CHALLENGE- AND WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!   We will only have four days to collect as many smiling photos as possible.   At COMICARE we spend all year traveling to hospitals and collecting smiles from children and their families- and leave comic books behind to keep the smiles going!  Well […]


One Last Visit Before We Leave The Hospital

October 19, 2015/0/1/

It’s never too late!   On our way out the door we found a couple of special kids waiting at the window to see us before we leave. Once we are done visiting with all of the kids in their hospital rooms, we often go down to the lobby to see any kids that are […]


Remembering Christopher Reeve On His Birthday

September 25, 2015/0/2/

Superman to some… a super man to all. As a “child of the 1980’s”, to me, Christopher Reeve *IS* Superman.   I believe the sentiment is shared by those growing up in the 70’s, 90’s and beyond.  To many of us, his was the first portrayal of a superhero that treated us respectfully.  We didn’t […]


AZ Tony Stark “Trivia Time” video

August 21, 2015/0/1/

Hilarious Tony Stark Game Show AZ Tony Stark visiting a hospital is nothing new- but these videos offer a little extra!   These videos have been bouncing around for a while.  We loved them so much, we wanted to provide a little home for them here on this page.  After visiting with kids and dropping […]


Comicare, Comic care, Comiccare, A Comic Book Charity By Any Other Name…

May 16, 2015/0/0/

In case there is any confusion- yes, we are called Comicare.  We don’t get upset or snooty if you mispronounce our name. We hear it all: Comiccare, ComiCare, Comic Care- we just want you to know how to donate comic books to a charity group.  We pride ourselves on being the most efficient and simple […]


Tony Stark “goes home”

May 13, 2015/0/0/

Tony Stark returns to Flagstaff, Arizona. After years spent in ‘cosplay’, and more specifically, ‘charity cosplay’, AZ Tony Stark finally got to check a big one off of his bucket list.   Even though Tony grew up in the smallish town of Flagstaff, Arizona, he had never been to visit an area hospital.  That all changed on […]