Author: cbldf

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…

Looking Toward the New Year with CBLDF

Happy New Year! OK, so maybe it’s not the new year yet, but along with the rest of the world we’re looking forward to the end of 2020 and the beginning of what’s next.   On January 28, 2021, we’ll be…

CBLDF Welcomes Jeff Trexler as Interim Director

CBLDF has been going through a transitional period these last couple of months as we analyze our community’s concerns and reevaluate our internal procedures. We’ve been laying the groundwork for a lot of work to come and are excited to…

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…