The terrorist attacks in New York, Washington DC, and Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001 touched people worldwide, and cartoonists have turned to art to express their grief and support. 9-11: Emergency Relief is a comic book project to benefit the American Red Cross featuring some of the comic world’s leading talents. From legendary creators such as Will Eisner and Harvey Pekar to new talents on the cutting edge of the comics medium such as James Kochalka and cover artist Frank Cho, over 80 cartoonists from all areas of the cartooning world have joined together in this community effort. Released January 2002 from Alternative Comics, 9-11: Emergency Relief is a collection of these cartoonists’ personal non-fiction accounts of their experiences related to the tragedy.
Contributors: Nick Abadzis, Jessica Abel, Jason Alexander, David Alvarez, Graham Annable, Donna Barr, Tom Beland, Gregory Benton, Nick Bertozzi, Joyce Brabner, Frank Cho, Hearn Jay Cho, Mavis Chu, Brian Clopper, Nikki Coffman, Daniel Cooney, Guy Davis, Tom Derenick, Danny Donovan, Will Eisner, Steve Ellis, Fly, Evan Forsch, Renee French, Jenny Gonzalez, Derek Gray, Eric Wolfe Hanson, Tomer Hanuka, Jim Harrison, Tom Hart, Dean Haspiel, Jon Bean Hastings, Marc Hempel, Phillip Hester, Sam Hester, K. Thor Jensen, Neil Kleid, Keith Knight, Chris Knowle, James Kochalka, James Kuhoric, Peter Kuper, Michael Kupperman, Greg LaRocque, David Lasky, Layla Lawlor, Carol Lay, A. David Lewis, Ellen Lindner, Mike Manley, Jason Martin, Laurenn McCubbin, Darren Merinuk, metaphrog, Tony Millionaire, Gray Morrow, Scott Morse, Jason Narvaez, Josh Neufeld, Phil Noto, Mike Avon Oeming, Peter Palmiotti, Ande Parks, Harvey Pekar, Chris Pitzer, Evan Quiring, Ted Rall, Andrew Ristaino, Alex Robinson, Harry Roland, David Roman, Gail Simone, Jeff Smith, Tommy Sommerville, Jen Sorensen, John Staton, Mark Stegbauer, Steve Stegelin, Eric Theriault, Robert Ullman, Neil Vokes, Lauren Weinstein, Mark Wheatley, Shannon Wheeler, Ashley Wood, Meredith Yayanos
Numerous comic book industry companies including Diamond Comic Distributors, Quebecor Printing, Wizard: The Guide to Comics, Comic Shop News, Oni Press, Comic-Con International, Worlds of Westfield, and MegaCon along with others have offered their generous support for this project.
The American Red Cross name is used with permission of the American Red Cross and does not constitute an endorsement, express or implied, of this book. 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the American Red Cross to support its lifesaving relief efforts in communities everyday.
About The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is dedicated to saving lives, easing suffering and restoring hope at home and around the world. Currently operating on a budget of $3.0 billion, the Red Cross annually mobilizes relief to the victims of more than 67,000 disasters nationwide and has been the primary supplier of lifesaving blood and blood products in the United States for more than 50 years. In 2000, the Red Cross also trained almost 12 million people in vital lifesaving skills, provided direct health services to nearly 2.6 million people and delivered more than 21 million locally relevant community services. The organization also assisted international disaster and conflict victims in close to 40 locations around the globe, and its emergency communication centers processed 1.2 million calls in support of U.S. military families.
208 page color & black and white paperback with color covers
Alternative Comics, 2002