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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board Update

The CBLDF announced today that Paul Levitz is retiring from our Board of Directors. In addition, the Board has accepted the resignations of Katherine Keller and Jeff Abraham. We respect the decisions that Paul, Katherine and Jeff have made to…

An Update From Our Board of Directors

First and foremost, the CBLDF is grateful that Kris Simon has come forward. We also want to recognize Taki Soma for what she endured and for bringing this to light. Both have our full support. We are releasing Shy Allot…

A Statement From the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has accepted the resignation of Charles Brownstein as Executive Director, effective immediately.  Our organization exists to serve the comics community and the First Amendment, and we can’t do that without an open and honest…

Making Mini-Comics For Activism & Self-Care

Every CBLDF supporter knows that comics are a great medium for expressing what matters. While so many Americans are making their voices heard in demonstrations around the United States, there are also many children and teens feeling a need to…

Anti-Racism Graphic Novels Reading & Resources List

As the demonstrations occurring across the country prove, free expression makes an important difference in affecting positive social change. We’ve created this reading list of comics addressing themes of anti-racism and the African American experience as a starting point to…

The CBLDF Victory Everyone is Talking About

President Trump’s campaign issued a complaint causing the removal of Nick Anderson’s political cartoon from @redbubble. Today, we’re leading a coalition calling on Redbubble to affirm its commitment to the First Amendment and reinstate Mr. Anderson’s work. https://t.co/g3DXeNggbr pic.twitter.com/01YSnm9VWS —…

Just Announced! CBLDF 2nd Comics in Education Survey Starts Today!

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to announce the second annual Comics in Education Survey! Educators have until July 31, 2020, to respond to the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CBLDF2020, and everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing for a classroom comics library.

VICTORY: Redbubble Restores Nick Anderson Cartoon Following CBLDF Action

Thanks to CBLDF and our coalition partners, the online marketplace Redbubble has reinstated a cartoon by Pulitzer Prize–winning editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson that was previously removed because of a meritless complaint by the Trump re-election campaign. CBLDF applauds Redbubble for…

CBLDF Leads Coalition to Protect the First Amendment Rights of Editorial Cartoonist

CBLDF is leading a coalition protesting the removal of a cartoon satirizing President Donald Trump by Pulitzer Prize–winning editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson from the online marketplace Redbubble. The removal arises from a meritless complaint by the Trump re-election campaign. The…

Just Announced! Support Free Speech with a Kodansha Humble Manga Bundle!

Just announced! Humble Bundle and Kodansha Comics have teamed up to support free expression and bring you a huge selection of award winning manga. Featuring series like Love Hina, Space Brothers, Princess Jellyfish, and many more starting at $1. Plus…