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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Copyright vs. the First Amendment

March 14, 2011
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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Copyright vs. the First Amendment

The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear Golan v. Holder, a case that could redefine the relationship between copyright and the First Amendment. CBLDF takes a look at the First Amendment Center analysis of the case, and inquires about how it can affect comics. Full story

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Betsy Gomez Joins CBLDF As Web Editor!

March 14, 2011
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Betsy Gomez Joins CBLDF As Web Editor!

Hello, everyone! I just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Betsy Gomez, and I’m the new web editor for the CBLDF! I’ve been a volunteer for the CBDLF since 1998, working for the Fund at conventions and fundraising events around the country. If you’ve visited the CBLDF booth at a…

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Molly Crabapple gets Sketchy about CBLDF

March 11, 2011
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Molly Crabapple gets Sketchy about CBLDF

Comic Book Resources talked to celebrated illustrator Molly Crabapple, founder of the cabaret and live drawing phenomenon Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School, at a recent themed Dr. Sketchy's event in New York. The theme? Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson's Transmetropolitan. The fundraiser celebrated the upcoming Transmetropolitan art book, whose release will benefit CBLDF and Hero Initiative.…

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Mar. 11: CBLDF Members Get Discount To ATLAS AT LAST Opening!

March 10, 2011
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Mar. 11: CBLDF Members Get Discount To ATLAS AT LAST Opening!

Our friends at Baltimore's Geppi Entertainment Museum are offering a savings coupon to CBLDF members to the opening of "Atlas at Last," an exhibit debuting on March 11, 2011! Save $10 on admission to the opening party for an exhibit commemorating the period of comics history that saw the cult favorite Atlas-Seaboard comics line on…

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First Amendment Fan Boys

March 1, 2011
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First Amendment Fan Boys

Calvin Reid of Publishers Weekly checked in with CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein about the Fund's new digs and plans for 2011. Brownstein expects a busy year: “Stuff keeps coming in, comics are being challenged in libraries, librarians and patrons are being harassed by law enforcement and the issue is growing and very often its…

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