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Announcing the Humble Comics Bundle: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner Centennial Celebration

July 12, 2017
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Announcing the Humble Comics Bundle: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner Centennial Celebration

This year, San Diego Comic-Con International is honoring the lives and careers of Jack Kirby and Will Eisner – legendary comics creators who were both born in 1917. Humble is joining the celebration with Humble Comics Bundle: Jack Kirby & Will Eisner Centennial Celebration! You’ll find classic comics, epic collections, and fascinating history from Dark Horse…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 21: SARAH GLIDDEN

July 12, 2017
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In this episode, we speak with cartoonist and journalist Sarah Glidden (Rolling Blackouts, How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less) about her work and the evolution thereof. We discuss the process of becoming a journalist and the role and responsibilities of reporters in the world. Topics Include: birthright trips, German book reviewers, art…

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SDCC 2017: CBLDF Panels and Signings!

July 11, 2017
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SDCC 2017: CBLDF Panels and Signings!

CBLDF is coming to SDCC with panels at both the convention center and the San Diego Central Library! We’re also hosting signings with Eric Heisserer (Secret Weapons, screenwriter of Arrival), Erica Henderson (Secret Weapons #1 SDCC Liberty Variant cover artist, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), and Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon (Casanova, How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Two Brothers)! Whether you’re looking for the…

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SDCC 2017: Valiant and CBLDF Unveil SECRET WEAPONS #1 SDCC Liberty Variant by Eisner Award Nominee Erica Henderson!

July 10, 2017
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SDCC 2017: Valiant and CBLDF Unveil SECRET WEAPONS #1 SDCC Liberty Variant by Eisner Award Nominee Erica Henderson!

Valiant is proud to announce its support for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) with the SECRET WEAPONS #1 SDCC Liberty Variant – a special, limited edition release of the FIRST ISSUE of the acclaimed new series starring Livewire and Valiant’s extraordinary new team of heroes in the making! Featuring a brand-new cover by multiple Eisner Award-nominee Erica Henderson (Unbeatable Squirrel Girl,…

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CBLDF SDCC 2017 Live Art Auction, Presented by IDW Publishing, Splash Page Comic Art, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery, Featuring Live Art by Jeff Smith!

July 7, 2017
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Join IDW Publishing (Booth 2743) and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery and Splash Page Comic Art (Booth 4400) to support Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Live Art Auction, happening Saturday, July 22, at the Hilton Bayfront Sapphire AB. The event kicks off at 8:00 p.m. with a keynote address from Batman scribe Scott…

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CBLDF’s Comic-Con Welcome Party!

July 7, 2017
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CBLDF’s Comic-Con Welcome Party!

Kick-off Comic-Con with comics’ greatest creators at the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Welcome Party, sponsored by Image Comics and comiXology, with a special gallery display from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab! The fun starts at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, at the Westgate Hotel, where CBLDF welcomes you to Comic-Con for a night…

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Zunar Pessimistic About Chances for Overturning Travel Ban

July 5, 2017
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Zunar Pessimistic About Chances for Overturning Travel Ban

Malaysian cartoonist Zunar is pessimistic about the chance of overturning his travel ban after a recent Court of Appeal decision. “Malaysian Court of Appeal today ruled that the right of Malaysian citizens to travel overseas is at the absolute discretion of the government.” Zunar wrote in a post on his blog. “In delivering decision on…

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Celebrating the Freedom to Read This July 4!

July 4, 2017
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Celebrating the Freedom to Read This July 4!

One of our most cherished rights in the U.S. is the freedom to read — but sometimes we need to remind government authorities that we have that right. Here are a few books that CBLDF has helped defend so far this year… Stuck in the Middle, edited by Ariel Schrag CBLDF took the lead in defending…

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Hearings Begin for Tucson’s Embattled Mexican American Studies Program

June 30, 2017
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Hearings Begin for Tucson’s Embattled Mexican American Studies Program

This week, the U.S. District Court for Arizona began hearing arguments in Acosta et al v. Huppenthal, a case that might determine the fate of Tucson’s embattled Mexican American Studies program. The Mexican American Studies program fell victim to House Bill 2281, an Arizona state law written specifically to target the program. The law makes it…

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CBLDF Celebrates Comics at ID10T Fest This Weekend!

June 23, 2017
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CBLDF Celebrates Comics at ID10T Fest This Weekend!

This weekend, CBLDF will celebrate comics, music, comedy, and all things nerdy in the great outdoors during ID10T Fest! Along with a cool assortment of signed goodies, we’ll unveil new CBLDF stickers at booth F7! Do you need to decorate your free speech device? We’ve got you covered with brand new stickers, debuting this weekend at the…

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