Musa Kart Freed By Top Turkish Appeals Court Order

September 16, 2019
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Musa Kart Freed By Top Turkish Appeals Court Order

Last Thursday, 142 days after turning themselves in on fabricated charges, cartoonist Musa Kart and four of his colleagues walked out of a prison and into the waiting arms of friends, family, and supporters, ready to celebrate the order of release from Turkey’s highest Court of Appeals. In total 14 staff members were charged with “aiding a terror group…

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Don’t Miss CBLDF at SPX this Weekend! With Raina Telgemeier, Chris Ware, and More!

September 13, 2019
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Don’t Miss CBLDF at SPX this Weekend! With Raina Telgemeier, Chris Ware, and More!

CBLDF is proud to be at Small Press Expo, one of the premier indie comics conventions! Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 15, you can drop by CBLDF’s Booth W80-83  and snag amazing signed graphic novels, CBLDF merch, and copies of our latest free publications. Plus you’ll be able to meet amazing creators like Raina Telgemeier,…

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Join CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con! Booth# 908

September 13, 2019
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Join CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con! Booth# 908

Join CBLDF this weekend at a hometown show, Rose City Comic Con, Friday – Sunday. If you’re in the Portland area, make sure you drop by Rose City Comic Con this weekend and stock up on rewards for your collection. CBLDF is going to be at this close to home show all weekend, Friday the…

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History of Comics Censorship, Part Four

September 13, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part Four

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as we…

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CBLDF Welcomes Bob Schreck As Deputy Director

September 12, 2019
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CBLDF Welcomes Bob Schreck As Deputy Director

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s leading voice for free speech advocacy and education, is proud to welcome groundbreaking editor and publisher Bob Schreck as the organization’s Deputy Director. Schreck will oversee the organization’s fundraising and marketing activities, including membership, conventions and events. “I have been a proud and devoted supporter of CBLDF for many years,” Schreck says.…

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Ask Your Local Comics Shop for This is What Democracy Looks Like Today!

September 11, 2019
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Ask Your Local Comics Shop for This is What Democracy Looks Like Today!

  This Is What Democracy Looks Like has just arrived, in time for Constitution Day!  This Is What Democracy Looks Like maps out how the US government was designed to foster democracy and encourages readers to become more informed and engaged citizens. Produced by the Eisner award-winning Center for Cartoon Studies, this comic is part of a…

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Police Raid in Brazil to Confiscate Avengers with Same-Sex Kiss

September 11, 2019
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Police Raid in Brazil to Confiscate Avengers with Same-Sex Kiss

Last week law enforcement officials raided a book festival in Brazil at the mayor’s order, to seize copies of an Avengers comic featuring Hulkling and Wiccan, two male superheroes, kissing. The raid turned up no copies of the book, Avengers: The Children’s Crusade, as the booth carrying it had sold out days prior to the mayor’s…

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Last Week! Red Sonja and Dynamite Support the Fight for Free Expression!

September 11, 2019
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Last Week! Red Sonja and Dynamite Support the Fight for Free Expression!

There’s just one week left to score a digital library of Red Sonja as part of the epic Dynamite Comics Humble Bundle that supports CBLDF on the front lines of the fight for free expression! Starting at $1, pay what you want for a great selection of DRM-Free digital comics, including an exclusive Mark Russell Red…

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Free CBLDF Banned Books Week Webinar Announced! Addressing Identity Censorship

September 9, 2019
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Free CBLDF Banned Books Week Webinar Announced! Addressing Identity Censorship

Addressing Identity Censorship Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 – 1:30 pm PST (Banned Books Week) Identity censorship is the most frequent form of intellectual freedom challenge in today’s environment.  From moral panic about Drag Queen Story Hour to frequent challenges to LGBTQ+ comics, books, and authors, this disturbing trend is gaining traction. CBLDF engages a…

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Get CBLDF’s Newest Publication, Read Banned Comics, for Free Today!

September 6, 2019
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Get CBLDF’s Newest Publication, Read Banned Comics, for Free Today!

Banned Books Week is happening September 22 – 28, and CBLDF is excited to release Read Banned Comics to help you get ready for all the festivities! Read it online below or grab your copy at your local comic shop today! When considering the vast number of books in the world, it’s clear that proportionally comics…

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