‘F*ck Them. We Have the Champagne!’ Says Charlie Hebdo

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo posted the cover of this week’s issue — which responds to last week’s attacks in Paris — on social media Tuesday. The cartoon depicts a man dancing and drinking Champagne, which is pouring out of the bullet holes in his body. “Ils Ont Les Armes. On Les Emmerde. On A Le Champagne!” the message reads. “They have arms. Fuck them. We have the Champagne!”

The Paris-based magazine, known for its controversial depictions of religious and political leaders, was the target of a terrorist attack that killed 12 people in January of this year. The new issue will hit stands Wednesday.

Other artists have responded similarly, including French comic-book artist and film director Joann Sfar — also a former contributor to Charlie Hebdo — who drew several cartoons of his own celebrating the vibrancy of life in France.


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Charlie Hebdo Responds to Paris Attacks