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 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 such as Frank Cho and James Kochalka, cartoonists from all areas of the cartooning world have joined together in this community effort. This book is a collection of cartoonists' personal non-fiction accounts of their experiences related to the tragedy.
9-11: Emergency Relief is published by Alternative Comics, 503 NW 37th Street, Gainsville. Fla 32609-2204. All contents © 2001-2002 by the respective creators. All rights reserved.
Nick Abadzis is a stalwart of the UK alternative cartooning scene. He moonlights as a children's author, TV scriptwriter and web-toon artist and is best known for his characters Mr Pleebus and th award winning Hugo Tate. He lives in London with his partner, Angela. Rising Trout Press, PO Box 305, Teddington, Middx, TW11 8WA, UK
Cartoonist and illustrator Jessica Abel (Chicago, 1968) is best known for her comic-book series of shortfiction, Artbabe, and her jounalistic comics, such as Radio: An Illustrated Guide. Her most recent book, a serialized thriler set in mexico City, is titled La Perdida, and is published by Fantagraphics. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with he husband, Matt Madden.
The majority of Jason Alexander's career has taken place in the comics medium. It gives him the freedom to do the type of drawing and painting he loves and the opportunity to express himself through his writing.
Since self-publishing the Section8 anthology in 1995, Alexander's work has gone on to appear in numerous small press comics as well as several projects for Sirius Entertainment. Over the last four years his work has appeared in
The Best of Crypt of Dawn, Sirius Gallery 2000, Poison Elves, The Waiting Place, and his own book, Empty Zone. Recently he's worked in several White Wolf publications and book illustrations
for Dalmation Press' release of Alice in Wonderland and The Time Machine. Currently Alexander is working on another Empty Zone mini-series, finishing his art stint on Tower for The Waiting Place, and his first full-color graphic
novel, Stray Pulse.