Thursday, September 20, 2001
"Comics have always reflected their times; they've told the stories that people needed. It's the reflection that allows us to see the truth.
"But when escapist fantasies are no escape, different stories are needed. And what those stories may be, I don't know.
"For me, right now, the most important part of fiction is that it allows us into other people's heads. And that empathy, that understanding that other people exist and matter may be the most valuable lesson we can learn, and re-learn, and re-learn."
--Neil Gaiman, talking about comic book violence in reference to the WTC Attack
Read the comments and reactions of other comic book creators here.
Other comic book creators are putting together their own efforts to do what they can for the people of New York.
Marvel, Alternative Press, DC Comics, and even Japanese artist Kia Asamiya are all pitching in.
Posted by Budjette at 4:04 PM