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CBLDF Joins Amicus Brief in Support of the Constitutional Rights of Students

On March 31, 2021, CBLDF filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in partnership with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and National Coalition Against Censorship. The brief is supporting the constitutional rights of students in public schools. This is a…

Ethics for All: Building Policy Together — March Membership Meeting

Please join us on March 25, 5–6 p.m. PDT/8-9p.m. EDT for our March membership meeting,  Ethics for All: Building Policy Together. The meeting will be a Zoom workshop in which we’ll discuss the principles shaping the development of CBLDF’s updated…

Celebrate International Women’s Day with She Changed Comics

Celebrate International Women’s Day with She Changed Comics, the untold story of the women who changed free expression in comics. Today is the perfect day to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality. In celebration of today,…

Comics After COVID — February Membership Meeting

The comics industry has faced unprecedented challenges over the past twelve months, and learning how our community has joined together to rise above seemingly insurmountable obstacles gives us hope for better days ahead. Yet significant questions remain. How can comic…

S. Clay Wilson (1941–2021)

We are saddened to hear of the passing of revolutionary cartoonist S. Clay Wilson on February 7. Wilson was a pioneer in Underground Comix and was one of the contributors for R. Crumb’s Zap Comix. His work was included in…

Profiles in Black Cartooning

CBLDF is kicking off Black History Month with our Profiles in Black Cartooning series. The series, created in 2016 in partnership with Black Nerd Problems, features Black cartoonists and creators both past and present. Each profile features an artist that…

CBLDF Member Meeting — New Year, Next Steps

Thursday, January 28, CBLDF hosted a members meeting. If you missed it, never fear, you can watch a recording of the event on the CBLDF YouTube channel or through the embed below. In the meeting, the staff had the opportunity…

CBLDF’s Comics in Education Survey Relaunches Today!

Raised hands in all different colors, pink, yellow, blue, green, black with the title overhead CBLDF Comics in Education Survey.

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to announce the second annual Comics in Education Survey! Educators have until July 31, 2021, to respond to the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CBLDF2021. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing for…

Con Report: 9th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

This past week, the Schomburg Center, a research library that is a part of the New York Public Library, hosted the 9th Annual Black Comic Book Festival. The event, which ran from January 13 through 16, was hosted digitally on…

CBLDF 2021: New Year, Next Steps

Join us on Thursday, January 28th, as we host an online membership event to talk about our plans for 2021!  This panel will provide an overview of our projects for the coming year, from rebooting current programs to launching new…