1,000 Words: The comic casket

Bernard Verlhac was buried in France today. He was one of the cartoonists killed in last week’s attack in Paris.

His casket was simple but adorned, perhaps, the only way a casket for a cartoonist should be adorned.

MONTREUIL, FRANCE – JANUARY 15: The coffin of “Tignous” is carried outside the town hall of Montreuil during the tribute service for Bernard Verlhac on January 15, 2015 in Montreuil, France. Cartoonist Bernard “Tignous” Verlhac was killed in last week’s terrorist attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)