DC and indie publishers have created a collection of work featuring major authors and characters to raise money for victims and promote solidarity
On the night of 12 June 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, entered Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and opened fire. He killed 49 people and injured 53 more before police killed him.
The shooting racked up horrific new records: the worst mass shooting by a single person in US history; the deadliest single attack on the LGBT community; the highest number of fatalities in a terrorist attack in the US since 9/11. It was an act of hate – and six months on, the comic-book community has responded with the only possible corrective: love.