Image's "Where We Live" anthology raises over $100,000 to benefit survivors of Las Vegas shooting
The mass shooting in Las Vegas last October was a horrible tragedy. Many lives were lost, and those who survived will never be the same. To benefit the survivors of the tragic event, Image Comics have released the anthology Where We Live: A Benefit for the Survivors in Las Vegas. Curated by J.H. Williams III, the collection was released this past May and has already raised over $100,000, all of which goes to the survivor fund. Check out the details below, including how to get a copy of your own.
OVER $100K IN WHERE WE LIVE ANTHOLOGY PROCEEDS GIVEN TO ROUTE91STRONG NON-PROFIT TO BENEFIT SURVIVORS OF VEGAS SHOOTING ONE YEAR LATER
PORTLAND, OR, 09/20/2018 — Image Comics is pleased to announce that local New York Times bestselling artist J.H. Williams, will grant the proceeds raised by the WHERE WE LIVE anthology book published by Image Comics this Friday, September 21 at 12 PM to Lisa Fine Survivor, Co-Founder & President of the non-profit, Route91Strong. The event will be held at Red Rock Resort & Spa, 11011 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135.
"When Jim first came to me about this project and his plans to support and give back to his community in Vegas, I knew Image had to do this,” said Eric Stephenson, Publisher at Image Comics. “I think people everywhere have been looking for ways to reach out to the survivors, and a year later, I am thrilled to sign off on a check for over $100,000 that we look forward to seeing go toward rebuilding lives that were ripped apart on that tragic day.”
Williams added: “Wendy and I are so thankful to Image Comics, and to everyone who donated their time and talents to this effort. And thank you to everyone who has purchased Where We Live, or will be soon. The book wouldn't have been possible without everyone's support and caring. You've all helped people.”
J.H. and Wendy Williams along with survivors Lisa Fine and Christina Caria will be joined by special guests and survivors of the Vegas Shooting that occurred a year ago on October 1st.
WHERE WE LIVE anthology (ISBN: 9781534308220) is available now and can be purchased at your local comic shop, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, IndieBound, and Indigo.
For more details, visit the Image website.