Category: Community

Fighting Book Bans: A Teach-In for Students

The power of students! As demands to remove books from schools have reached a fever pitch, students have emerged as some of the most effective advocates for public access to diverse literature. Join us on Wednesday, December 15, 8:00–9:30 p.m. ET for…

CBLDF at C2E2

C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) starts tomorrow, and CBLDF will be there! Located in the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois, C2E2 runs from December 10 through December 12. Saturday afternoon, from 3:45–4:45, Jeff Trexler (CBLDF interim director) will be…

Banned Books: Censorship in Leander, Texas

Banned Books Week got kicked off early this year with a conversation about the recent censorship in Leander, Texas, which has affected several graphic novels. Organized by Betsy Gomez (BBW Coalition Coordinator, CBLDF Coalition Director) and moderated by Nora Pelizzari (National Coalition Against Censorship),…

Watch Contract Rights and Wrongs NOW!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our May membership meeting Contract Rights & Wrongs. We want to give an extra special thanks to our generous panelists Robyn Williams, Skinner, Lillian Laserson, Stu Rees, and Thomas Crowell. Recently, CBLDF…

Ethics for All: Building Policy Together — March Membership Meeting

Please join us on March 25, 5–6 p.m. PDT/8-9p.m. EDT for our March membership meeting,  Ethics for All: Building Policy Together. The meeting will be a Zoom workshop in which we’ll discuss the principles shaping the development of CBLDF’s updated…

CBLDF’s Comics in Education Survey Relaunches Today!

Raised hands in all different colors, pink, yellow, blue, green, black with the title overhead CBLDF Comics in Education Survey.

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to announce the second annual Comics in Education Survey! Educators have until July 31, 2021, to respond to the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CBLDF2021. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing for…

Con Report: 9th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

This past week, the Schomburg Center, a research library that is a part of the New York Public Library, hosted the 9th Annual Black Comic Book Festival. The event, which ran from January 13 through 16, was hosted digitally on…

CBLDF 2021: New Year, Next Steps

Join us on Thursday, January 28th, as we host an online membership event to talk about our plans for 2021!  This panel will provide an overview of our projects for the coming year, from rebooting current programs to launching new…

CBLDF Talks Queer Comics with Gaby Dunn

To celebrate Pride month, CBLDF is highlighting creators that are using free expression to tell LGBTQ+ stories with our new Talkin’ Queer Comics series! Check out our first entry in the series, an interview with Gaby Dunn, bestselling author, journalist,…