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CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off Party in Brooklyn!

September 18, 2014
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CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off Party in Brooklyn!

Celebrate the Freedom to Read with the city’s greatest graphic novelists at CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off this Monday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m.! Join us to wind down another successful Brooklyn Book Festival, and to celebrate the opening of Banned Books Week, which this year celebrates comics and graphic novels!  Mingle with comics creators…

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Friday 9/19 – Brandon Graham in NYC For CBLDF!

September 17, 2014
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Friday 9/19 – Brandon Graham in NYC For CBLDF!

This Friday, September 19, Brandon Graham, the acclaimed cartoonist of the highly influential graphic novels King City and Multiple Warheads, and the driving force behind the genre-bending science fiction series Prophet is benefiting CBLDF with a lecture and party in New York City at the Society of Illustrators!  Get tickets here Graham brings a broad, international range of influences to his…

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Brandon Graham Makes SPX Sketch Book & NYC Event For CBLDF!

September 11, 2014
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Brandon Graham Makes SPX Sketch Book & NYC Event For CBLDF!

Brandon Graham, the acclaimed cartoonist of the highly influential graphic novels King City and Multiple Warheads, and the driving force behind the genre-bending science fiction series Prophet is benefiting CBLDF in September with signings and an all-new sketchbook premiering at SPX, and a lecture in New York City at the Society of Illustrators. First up…

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Baltimore Comic Con: Paul Pope, Programming, & More!

September 4, 2014
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Baltimore Comic Con: Paul Pope, Programming, & More!

This weekend, CBLDF kicks off the fall convention calendar at Baltimore Comic Con, where we’re offering three days of programming and signings with superstar creator Paul Pope!  CBLDF is located at booth 2401, where we’ll have a massive library of Paul Pope books that he’ll personalize for you in booth 2501 right next door!  We’ll also…

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Don’t Miss CBLDF At Comica!

August 15, 2014
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Don’t Miss CBLDF At Comica!

CBLDF’s Executive Director Charles Brownstein is in London this week to participate in the Comica Festival at the British Library. CBLDF will be set up with a table at the Comica Comiket, a one day marketplace featuring the most forward looking publishers and creators of comics in the British scene.  We’ve brought a terrific assortment of items,…

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RIP Dominic Postiglione

August 11, 2014
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RIP Dominic Postiglione

It’s with sadness that we note the passing of Dominic Postiglione, a partner at The Source Comics & Games serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN area, and a driving force behind the Midwest Comic Book Association, who annually host FallCon and SpringCon.  Postiglione died last Friday, August 8, at the age of 52.  A memorial service will…

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Charlie Adlard & John Cassaday Join CBLDF SDCC Auction!

July 25, 2014
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Charlie Adlard & John Cassaday Join CBLDF SDCC Auction!

CBLDF hosts its biggest original art auction of the year at Comic-Con! On Saturday, July 26, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, join CBLDF to in the Sapphire Ballroom EF, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, to bid on amazing original art!  Charlie Adlard has just contributed TWO pieces from The Walking Dead (Courtesy of Splash Page Art) and John Cassaday contributed the original…

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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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