Cartoonists react to Paris attack

Updated 1903 GMT (0303 HKT) January 9, 2015
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Artists around the world are paying tribute to the victims of Wednesday's attack at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, among them four cartoonists. Artist Dylan Ross used markers to create the effect of colors bleeding. Dylan Ross/CNN iReport
By cartoonist and animator Dhimant Vyas Dhimant Vyas/CNN iReport
By Micah Garen, American writer, photographer and filmmaker. He survived a kidnapping ordeal in Iraq in 2004. Courtesy Micah Garen
Artist and author Cory Basil writes: "As an artist, I have a inherent fearlessness to express myself with my art, as did those who were murdered in Paris. There is fresh blood spilled on the ground and there is the immediacy with which another artist is ready to stand for (and in place of) the fallen. I am just an artist doing my part to ensure that art is freedom, to ensure that no one can silence the mighty pen." Cory Basil/CNN iReport
"Our only weapon against war and oppression is our ability to draw and preserve our freedom of expression," said Paris artist Marie-Clémence Rivière. Marie-Clémence Rivière/Instagram
Italian artist Iaia Guardo shared this illustration on Instagram, inspired by Peanuts comic strip character Charlie Brown. Iaia Guardo/Instagram
Staten Island artist Vittorio Abanilla says he was "trying to create a mournful tribute to those who died for freedom of expression." Vittorio Abanilla/Twitter
Filmmaker and photographer Patrick Walsh made an exclamation point using pencils and shavings in the tricolor of the French flag to evoke a commitment to freedom of speech. Patrick Walsh/Instagram
By Sebastian Tanti Burlo', an architect and illustrator, using "pen and ink and water color with a bit of indignation." Sebastian Tanti Burlo'/CNN iReport
"The men who attacked Charlie Hebdo are congratulating themselves ... but the smoke out of their guns is forming a huge "I am Charlie" above their heads, showing that they failed as support to the media they wanted to silence arises around the world," said artist Marc Decoux. Marc Decoux/CNN iReport
By Brazilian cartoonist Gilmar Gilmar Machado/CNN iReport
Artist Ani Eos chose the Statue of Liberty as her subject because "it's a universal symbol of freedom...It is also an emblem of friendship and a sign of the mutual desire for liberty between France and the U.S." She said she wants "to take a stand for every artist out there who has felt [threatened] for expressing him/her self." Ani Eos/CNN iReport
"Which is louder: The pistol or the pencil?" asks illustrator Annie Bowler in this piece, titled "Dual." Annie Bowler/CNN iReport
"Violence will not be able to stop cartoonists from doing their job," said scientist and artist Thomas Kodenkandath. Thommy Kodenkandath/CNN iReport
By CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper Jake Tapper/CNN
The front page of Czech magazine Respekt depicts the patron saint of the Czech state, St. Wenceslas, internationally known as the Good King Wenceslas, declaring "Je Suis Charlie." Courtesy: Respekt
By Natalie Hope McDonald, a freelance writer, editor and artist based in Philadelphia Natalie Hope McDonald/Twitter
Illustrator Melissa Bollen drew the Eiffel Tower over an abstract piece. "I won't let the terrorists ruin the beauty of Paris for me or the rest of us." Melissa Bollen/Instagram
By Parisian illustrator and artist Samuel Eckert. The phrase at the bottom roughly translates to "Thanks for never letting us down." Samuel Eckert/CNN iReport
Nine-year-old cartoonist Sydney Hazel Jonggala posted this drawing to Instagram after she heard about the attack from her mom. Sydney Hazel Jonggala/Instagram
"My heart goes out to the people of France. If those who carried out this horrendous act of cowardice truly believe it will prevent the free expression of ideas they are sadly mistaken," cartoonist Jim Brenneman wrote. CNN iReport/Jim Brenneman
By editorial cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate Tom Stiglich/CNN iReport
"I am very shocked as an artist that such an horror could happen. My pencil is a humble weapon," artist Helene Ducrocq said. Helene Ducrocq/CNN iReport
"Thinking of our friends across the waves," CNN correspondent and cartoonist Tom Foreman wrote on Facebook with this animated illustration. Tom Foreman/CNN
By Saeed Ahmed, senior assignment editor with CNN Digital Saeed Ahmed/CNN
By David Pope, cartoonist at The Canberra Times From @davpope/Twitter
The Independent's front page cartoon by Dave Brown From @independent/Twitter
By Newsday cartoonist Matt Davies From @NewsdayOpinion/Twitter
By Patrick Chappatte, editorial cartoonist for the International New York Times From @patchappatte/Twitter
By Dutch political cartoonist Ruben L. Oppenheimer From @rloppenheimer/Twitter
By The Telegraph's Matt From @telegraph/Twitter
By French cartoonist Plantu for Le Monde From @plantu/Twitter
By French comic book creator and cartoonist Boulet From @Bouletcorp/Twitter
By cartoonist Joep Bertrams From @joepbertrams/Twitter
From Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles From @karenattiah/Twitter
By Shreyas Navare for Quartz India From @qzindia/Twitter
By Chilean cartoonist Francisco J. Olea From @oleismos/Twitter
By illustrator James Walmesley From @RteeFufkin/Twitter
By political cartoonist Michael de Adder From @deadder/Twitter
By Rob Tornoe, sports cartoonist for and the Philadelphia Inquirer From @robtornoe/Twitter
By French graphic designer Jean Jullien From @jean_jullien/Twitter
By Chilean cartoonist Malaimagen From @malaimagen/Twitter
By Adeline Francois, journalist with the French radio network RTL From @a2linefrancois/Twitter
By French artist Cyprien From @monsieurdream/Twitter
By Brazilian political cartoonist Carlos Latuff From @Twitter
By French London-based illustrator Lucille Clerc From @lucilleclerc/Twitter