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Support CBLDF with Bloodshot, Starting at $1

Get this spring’s hottest comic book movie hero and support free expression with the Humble Comics Bundle: Bloodshot 2020 By Valiant! You have to wait another month to see Vin Diesel on the big screen as Bloodshot, but now is…

Upcoming Educator & Librarian CBLDF Webinars

CBLDF’s webinar series is intended to provide practical advice, strategies, and resources to help educators and librarians include comics-based curriculum and programming into their classrooms and libraries.  Check out upcoming webinars, and register now to get access to special resources…

CBLDF Launches Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant To Support Retailer Programs Celebrating Free Expression

February 21, 2020 (Portland, OR) – Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is supporting retailers with the announcement of the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a new program encouraging community building through the creation of events promoting comics as a valuable…

Celebrate Will Eisner Week at the Comic-Con Museum, March 1!

Join some of the brightest lights in contemporary cartooning for the Comic-Con Museum Celebrates Will Eisner, a day-long salute honoring the pioneering cartoonist and educator on Sunday, March 1 at the Comic-Con Museum, presented by Comic-Con International and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Meet…

President’s Day & Free Expression in Their Own Words

We are lucky that those who founded America cared deeply about free speech and valued the importance of knowledge and information. But this commitment to free expression didn’t stop with the founding fathers, it has been protected and exalted by…

Will Eisner Week 2020, Join Us for a Discussion

March 3rd, 2020 Publishing Will: Will Eisner & The Business of Comics with Mike Richardson of Dark Horse Comics & Ted Adams of Clover Press and IDW Discussion moderated by Charles Brownstein of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Free and open to the public! Join two titans…

Fiction Titles to Pair with the March Series & King Graphic Novel

More than likely, educators looking to incorporate sequential art in their study of the Civil Rights Movement are familiar with the pedagogical and literary value of non-fiction narratives, like those found in the March series and King: A Comics Biography…

Using Graphic Novels in Education: Kindred

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of banned books and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine books that have…

Siena Fallon Joins CBLDF as Community Development Manager

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s voice for free speech advocacy and education, is excited to welcome Siena Fallon as the organization’s Community Development Manager. Fallon will work with the CBLDF staff in developing the organization’s fundraising programs as…

Nell Brinkley, “Queen of Comics” to Join Comics Hall of Fame

Comic-Con International announced the inductees into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2020 will include pre-Code “Queen of Comics” Nell Brinkley and cartoonist/illustrator E. Simms Campbell (Esquire, Life, Judge, Playboy, and more). Brinkly is profiled in CBLDF…