Love is love : a comic book anthology to benefit the survivors of the Orlando Pulse shooting

Paper Book, 2016

Description

The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in Orlando this year. From IDW Publishing, with assistance from DC Entertainment, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talents in comics - mourning the victims, supporting the survivors, celebrating the LGBTQ community, and examining love in today's world. All material has been kindly donated, from the creative to the production. Be a part of an historic comics event! It doesn't matter who you love. All that matters is that you love.

Status

Available

Call number

741.5973

Publication

San Diego, CA : IDW Publishing, [2016]

Collection

User reviews

LibraryThing member simchaboston
Four stars for this anthology's aim (to raise money for Equality Florida in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting). I would've liked fewer general pieces, and longer and/or more specific stories that focused on the people we lost in that tragedy. But I applaud the fact that so many folks wanted
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to participate ... and given that there are still homophobic *&*#! spilling their hate online and elsewhere, we probably need that "love is love" message repeated over and over and over until enough people get it.
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LibraryThing member villemezbrown
This rating is based on the good intentions of the project. As with any anthology, some pages are great and some are crap. But that is neither here nor there, as this book is a concrete example of the adage, it's the thought that counts.
LibraryThing member Glennis.LeBlanc
Keep Kleenex nearby when you read this collecting of vignettes about writers feeling on the Pulse shootings. Some used their personal feelings and dramatic retellings of the events, others used comic characters they are working on to show their reactions to the attack. I had to take breaks reading
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this because of the emotions reading this brought about. This is a moving tribute to the people that suffered at the hands of the shooter and an emotional read.
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Awards

Dragon Award (Finalist — Graphic Novel — 2017)
Penn GSE's Best Books for Young Readers (Selection — Comics & Graphic Novels — 2017)

Language

Original publication date

2016-12-28

ISBN

1631409395 / 9781631409394
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