Mike Allred Creates 2018 CBLDF Member Art!

Mike Allred wants you to join CBLDF! The legendary creator of Madman and iZombie created this year’s CBLDF membership art, which is featured on members-only gear including a membership card, t-shirt, print, hoodie, and more! Show the world that you’re standing up for the right to read ...

Protecting Our Rights: 2017 CBLDF Annual Report

Free expression withstood a wide range of attacks in 2017. Thanks to donors like you, CBLDF was at the forefront, protecting our community from an increasing tempo of challenges to comics and other expressive material. From deploying our lawyers to help comics creators to counseling educators and li ...

OUT TODAY: Panel Power, CBLDF’s New Resource for Parents, Educators, Librarians, and Retailers!

Inspire kids to become lifelong readers with Panel Power, a CBLDF resource that provides an introduction to comics and background on why they’re good for kids! You can find the issue at comic book stores across the nation, on comiXology, and below! You can also get bundles for your store, scho ...

AVAILABLE NOW: She Changed Comics!

Women have been making comics since the beginning, but there was an important story that hadn’t been told: how women changed free expression in comics. CBLDF tells that story in She Changed Comics, out today around the country! Kickstarter orders are on their way, and CBLDF will have copies of t ...

Radio Free Comix: The CBLDF Podcast

In support of our ongoing education work, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is now part of the audio-sphere! A mix of interviews, discussions about current Free Speech events, convention panels recordings, and archival materials, the CBLDF Podcast will be a monthly event, from our keyboards to your ...

CBLDF Protects The First Amendment!

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics medium. Our work takes us into courtrooms, classrooms, conventions and libraries all over the United States where we provide legal aid, education, and advocacy to protect th ...

Go-To Guide for CBLDF at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

July 13, 2018
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Go-To Guide for CBLDF at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Less than a week to go until the start of 2018’s San Diego Comic Con! Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has been a part of SDCC since time before memory (okay, for a really long time at least). And whether discussing panels or parties, CBLDF’s events are a great way to meet creators, get cool...

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Summer Reading Fun with CBLDF!

July 13, 2018
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Summer Reading Fun with CBLDF!

The initial excitement of summer is over, and while there is still a ways to go, chances are some parents are now hearing the familiar cries of “I’m bored” or stuck in arguments over how much time is spent watching television. Other parents are worried...

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Memoirs of a Very Stable Genius & More GNs Signed by Shannon Wheeler Benefit CBLDF!

July 12, 2018
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Memoirs of a Very Stable Genius & More GNs Signed by Shannon Wheeler Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is rewarding your donations with GNs signed by New Yorker Cartoonist and multiple Eisner Award-winning creator Shannon Wheeler! CBLDF supporters can donate today to grab a copy of his brand-new collection of short stories and more, Memoirs of a Very Stable Genius; his best-selling Sh*t My President Says: The...

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Conejo Valley Will Revote on Contentious Asterisk Policy

July 11, 2018
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Conejo Valley Will Revote on Contentious Asterisk Policy

After a recent violation of the Brown Act, Conejo Valley School District has...

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SDCC18: Don’t Miss These CBLDF Signings!

July 10, 2018
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SDCC18: Don’t Miss These CBLDF Signings!

Stop by CBLDF Booth #1918 during San Diego Comic-Con to get these groundbreaking graphic novels signed by some of the talented people that brought the work to life. Friday, July 20 – 12 pm Stop by CBLDF Booth...

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SDCC 2018 – CBLDF Live Art Auction, Presented by IDW Publishing and Splash Page Comic Art

July 9, 2018
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SDCC 2018 – CBLDF Live Art Auction, Presented by IDW Publishing and Splash Page Comic Art

CBLDF Comic-Con Auction Sponsored by IDW Publishing & Splash Page Comic Art Keynote by Nate Powell Live Art by David Lloyd, courtesy of Aces Weekly! Saturday, July 21, 8:00 PM Hilton Bayfront, Sapphire AB Register to Bid: cbldfauction2018.eventbrite.com Join Nate Powell, David...

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Kick-off Comic-Con Right at CBLDF’s Welcome Party!

July 9, 2018
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Kick-off Comic-Con Right at CBLDF’s Welcome Party!

Start off San Diego with comics’ greatest creators at the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Welcome Party, sponsored by comiXology and Boom! Studios, with a special gallery display from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab! The...

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5 Days Left! Get DC Universe Audiobooks and Support CBLDF!

July 6, 2018
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5 Days Left! Get DC Universe Audiobooks and Support CBLDF!

Last Days to Get DC Universe Audiobooks and Support CBLDF! Listen Up! There is less than one week left to snag hours and hours (and hours and hours) of full-cast recordings staring your favorite DC Universe characters. Learn more about Batman’s tragic origin story....

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SDCC18: CBLDF Programming Guide!

July 5, 2018
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SDCC18: CBLDF Programming Guide!

CBLDF Programming Guide Mark your calendars so you don’t miss a single minute of fun with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. We have brand new educational panels this year to talk about comics in libraries, the history of social justice in comics, the...

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SDCC18: Get CBLDF Exclusives!

July 5, 2018
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SDCC18: Get CBLDF Exclusives!

San Diego Comic Con 2018 – CBLDF Exclusives! This year Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has put together a great set of new rewards for supporters at San Diego Comic-Con to show the world they fight for free expression. Pick up these cool new exclusives at Booth #1918! Make CBLDF’s booth your first stop this…

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Batman, Vision, & More GNs Signed by Tom King Benefit CBLDF!

July 4, 2018
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Batman, Vision, & More GNs Signed by Tom King Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is rewarding your donations with some fantastic graphic novels, all signed by acclaimed Batman author Tom King! Get caught up on Batman’s latest adventures with Batman: Rebirth Vol 1 HC; grab a collected edition of 2017′s Eisner Award-Winning Best Limited Series with The Vision HC; or binge read a gripping tale of murder and mystery with...

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CBLDF Defends The Hate U Give and All American Boys

July 3, 2018
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CBLDF Defends The Hate U Give and All American Boys

CBLDF joins with other members of Kids’ Right to Read Project sent a letter defending students First Amendment rights to Wando High School administrators in support of the two books challenged by parents, community members, and...

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Harlan Ellison – Prolific Writer and Free Speech Advocate

July 2, 2018
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Harlan Ellison – Prolific Writer and Free Speech Advocate

Harlan Ellison, a prolific and award-winning author with a mythic and often divisive personality, passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 28. Ellison authored hundreds of crucial science-fiction stories like I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream and “Repent, Harlequin!” Said...

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Adding LGBTQIA+ Comics to Your Classroom or Library

June 29, 2018
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Adding LGBTQIA+ Comics to Your Classroom or Library

As June comes to a close, we’ve compiled a list of comics that have LGBTQIA+ content and creators for which we have developed resources for educators and librarians. Many of these books are frequently banned or challenged. To get signed copies of some of these works, and so many more comics about LGBTQIA+ characters and from LGBTQIA+...

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South Carolina Police Challenge Summer Reading Titles

June 28, 2018
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South Carolina Police Challenge Summer Reading Titles

Community members, cops, and parents in one South Carolina school district are all pushing back against two summer reading books they believe propagate anti-police feelings. The books, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and All American...

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