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C2E2 Raises More Than $16,000 for CBLDF!

May 3, 2013
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C2E2 Raises More Than $16,000 for CBLDF!

Last weekend’s Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo was a huge success for CBLDF! CBLDF Deputy Director Alex Cox led the charge for the Fund, and folks lined the aisles to pick up a copy of the extremely limited CBLDF Liberty Variant of Revival #9. Seeley joined us for a signing on Saturday, and Cox presented our…

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Limited Edition ComicsPRO Comics Up for Bid!

March 7, 2013
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is fresh off our trip to Comics PRO (where we raised $20,000 in our live auction!), and we’re now auctioning some spectacular limited edition ComicsPRO comic books to our supporters! These variant edition comic books — including hit titles like Nowhere Men, Nova, The Sixth Gun, The Black Beetle, and…

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Bid on Exclusive Items from the CBLDF Archives!

February 27, 2013
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Convention season has begun again, which means we’ve been digging out our supplies and packing our bags with new merchandise and signed exclusives. In the process, we’ve come across some amazing finds in our archives. Now you have the chance to bid on some of our one-of-a-kind items, most of which is signed and sketched…

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Censorship and the Female Artist

August 3, 2012
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San Diego hosts the infamous Comic-Con International every year in July, and from its modest roots as a gathering for comic book enthusiasts, Comic-Con has grown into an entertainment and pop culture behemoth. Featuring not only vendors and artists showcasing and selling their wares, star-studded screenings and panels, SDCC presents four days of workshops and…

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Cross The Border-Go Directly to Jail

May 24, 2012
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What if the comics you took on a plane landed you in jail? That’s the danger facing one American, who could spend a minimum of a year in a foreign prison for doing just that. Turns out that anyone leaving or entering the country can be stopped, searched or detained by customs agents because of…

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Comics College Continues with Jared Fletcher on October 8th!

September 28, 2011
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The CBLDF's Comic College series continues with letterer and designer Jared Fletcher (X-Men, Ex Machina, Batman and Robin). Jared's master session will focus on the creation of a memorable logo, from brainstorming to initial design to final execution. Jared's work on the X teams' logos was recently featured on Comics Alliance. Comics College is a…

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Manga Is Not A Crime!

September 22, 2011
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Comic Legends Legal Defense Fund are pleased to announce that the Crown has withdrawn all criminal charges in R. v. Matheson, the case previously described as the “Brandon X case,” which involved a comic book reader who faced criminal charges in Canada relating to comic books on…

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