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Don’t Miss CBLDF At Special Edition: NYC

June 12, 2014
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Don’t Miss CBLDF At Special Edition: NYC

This weekend, CBLDF kicks off the summer convention season at Special Edition: NYC, a celebration of comics and their creators happening at the Jacob Javits Convention Center! CBLDF will be in Booth 202, where Toby Cypress will be making sketches on Sunday from 2 – 3 PM!  We’ll also be opening up our fundraising archives,…

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A Visit To Charles Vess’ Studio

June 6, 2014
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A Visit To Charles Vess’ Studio

Last month I got to travel to Abingdon, VA to present a lecture on the history of the Comics Code at the William King Museum, as part of their Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find exhibit.  While I was there, I had the privilege of visiting Charles Vess’ studio, nestled just off of Main Street, and…

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Today Only! Buy Your Special Edition: NYC Ticket to Benefit CBLDF!

May 23, 2014
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Today Only! Buy Your Special Edition: NYC Ticket to Benefit CBLDF!

Special Edition: NYC and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund have teamed up to give fans an opportunity to experience an intimate comics-centric event while supporting the important work being done by the CBLDF. We are pleased to announce that, for every ticket purchased on May 23 to Special Edition: NYC, $5 will be donated…

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CBLDF & Heritage Auctions Team Up, Offering Art by Jim Lee, Neil Gaiman, Charlie Adlard, & Paul Pope

May 14, 2014
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CBLDF & Heritage Auctions Team Up, Offering Art by Jim Lee, Neil Gaiman, Charlie Adlard, & Paul Pope

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to partner with Heritage Auctions to auction original art benefiting our important work protecting the freedom to read comics! CBLDF’s inaugural lot with Heritage is up for bid now, featuring original art from Jim Lee, Charlie Adlard, and Paul Pope, and a rare letterpress broadsheet by Neil…

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CBLDF Heads To TCAF With New Jeff Smith Print!

May 6, 2014
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CBLDF Heads To TCAF With New Jeff Smith Print!

This weekend, the CBLDF will be exhibiting in Canada for the first time at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, where we’ll be offering a brand new print by Jeff Smith!  You can find us all weekend at table 264, just outside the Canadian Reading Series space, as you exit the upstairs exhibit area.  We’ll also…

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CBLDF Seeks Development Assistant

May 5, 2014
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Love comics? Want to make a difference?  Come work at CBLDF!  We are currently seeking a part-time Development Assistant in our New York office to aid us in procuring and promoting the premiums we use to raise money to perform our important work!  If you’re based in New York, and want to use your extensive…

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CBLDF Hosts Amazing Creators at MoCCA Arts Festival!

April 3, 2014
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CBLDF Hosts Amazing Creators at MoCCA Arts Festival!

This weekend, CBLDF will be exhibiting at the MoCCA Arts Festival, where we’ll be hosting signings with guests of honor Alison Bechdel, Robert Williams, Fiona Staples, and Howard Cruse. Running Saturday April 4 and Sunday April 5, the MoCCA Arts Festival is presented by the Society of Illustrators at the 69th Regiment Armory on 68…

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Make A Difference: NCAC Seeks Program Associate For Youth Free Expression Work!

April 2, 2014
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Make A Difference: NCAC Seeks Program Associate For Youth Free Expression Work!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a sponsoring partner in the Kids’ Right to Read Project, an effort founded and supervised by the National Coalition Against Censorship as part of its Youth Free Expression Project. NCAC is currently seeking a new Program Associate to coordinate that project. The full job description and details are…

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NYC: Don’t Miss Paul Pope’s CBLDF Party This Saturday!

March 27, 2014
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NYC: Don’t Miss Paul Pope’s CBLDF Party This Saturday!

Saturday night, March 29, Paul Pope will unveil his new mural at Brooklyn’s The Diamond!  Pope will be on hand spinning a live DJ set, and will be joined on the steel wheels by Ted McGrath.  There’ll be a raffle to benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund too, featuring prizes from Forbidden Planet, Desert Island,…

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Meet Alison Bechdel & Howard Cruse Hosted by Chip Kidd on April 4!

March 21, 2014
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Meet Alison Bechdel & Howard Cruse Hosted by Chip Kidd on April 4!

Meet Alison Bechdel and Howard Cruse at a special pre-MoCCA reception hosted by Chip Kidd on April 4 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  This cocktail reception is hosted at Chip’s apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where you’ll be able to view his incredible collection of original art from the likes of Chris Ware, Alex Ross,…

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