Author: Betsy Gomez

Chip Kidd Joins CBLDF’s Spirit of Giving — LAST WEEKEND for Personalized Gifts!

Chip Kidd is joining the creators supporting CBLDF’s 2017 Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser! From now until December 4, you can receive graphic novels signed and personalized by creators, such as Brian K. Vaughan, Kevin Eastman, Cliff Chiang, Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen, Jennifer L. Holm, Marv Wolfman, Paul…

CBLDF Defends A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl in Wyoming

CBLDF has joined the defense of Tanya Stone’s A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl after it was challenged at Cody High School in Wyoming. In early November, a parent complained about sexual content in the book, demanding its…

The Humble Comics Bundle: Riverdale & Archie Benefits CBLDF!

The gang’s all here in the Humble Comics Bundle: Riverdale & Archie from Humble Bundle and Archie Comics to benefit CBLDF! Get Road to Riverdale, the stories that inspired the CW show Riverdale; the awesome reboot of Archie by Mark Waid; The Art of Archie: The Covers, a collection of…

NOW IN STORES: CBLDF Defender Vol. 2 #4, Featuring Scott Snyder!

CBLDF Defender comes to you from the frontlines of censorship! In the last issue of 2017, we share Batman scribe Scott Snyder’s inspiring keynote address! CBLDF Defender Vol. 2 #4 features an iconic cover of Batman by frequent Snyder collaborator Greg Capullo (Batman, Spawn). In the…

Giving Thanks for Free Speech!

It’s Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to give thanks for the the right to read. CBLDF has scored a number of notable victories in 2017, defending the legal rights of our community of retailers, educators, librarians, creators, and readers! Here’s…

Coalition Comes to Defense of Imprisoned Cartoonist

A coalition of human rights organizations, free expression advocates, and cartoonist groups have sent a letter to the leader of Equatorial Guinea, calling for the release of cartoonist Ramón Esono Ebalé. Ebalé , an Equatoguinean political cartoonist and graphic novelist, now lives in…

New Prada Collection Celebrates Women Comics Creators

The work of women comics creators has found an unusual home: the high fashion Spring 2018 clothing collection from Prada. The collection from designer Miuccia Prada features artwork from nine women cartoonists: Trina Robbins (Wimmen’s Comix), Tarpe Mills (Miss Fury),…

Prize Winners on the Work that Inspired Them

The Guardian recently interviewed several recipients of the Observer/Cape/Comica graphic short story prize, asking them to share their thoughts on how the comics format has changed over time and the work that inspired them, some of which has been censored. The…

Retailers: CBLDF Defender Vol. 2 #4, Featuring SCOTT SNYDER, FOCs TODAY!

CBLDF Defender comes to you from the frontlines of censorship! In the last issue of 2017, CBLDF shares wise words on free speech from comics maestro Scott Snyder (Batman: Metal, A.D.: After Death)! Retailers, FOC is today (SEP171440), so now’s the time to stock up! CBLDF…