The reaction to their deaths was swift and intense from their peers.
The French newspaper Le Monde posted a simple image expressing solidarity with the magazine. It reads: “Our hearts are with Charlie Hebdo.”
Another, from Australian cartoonist David Pope:
This was Dutch cartoonist Joep Bertrams’s response:
French graphic designer Jean Jullien adapted the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie to show support:
American cartoonist Macleod’s response:
Some readers might ask why this post excludes a cartoon that’s being widely circulated as a response to the attacks. While it certainly resonates today, the Michael Shaw cartoon, simply a blank panel promising to be a totally nonoffensive cartoon, is actually from 2006:
[This post has been updated to reflect the correct publication date of the Michael Shaw cartoon. It was originally published in 2006, not 2012.]