Category: Press Releases

Jason Reynolds Announced as Honorary Chair for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week has just announced Jason Reynolds as the inaugural Honorary Chair for this year’s Banned Books Week. Reynolds, an award-winning and bestselling author, will be headlining the event, which will take place September 26 – October 2, 2021.…

CBLDF’s Comics in Education Survey Relaunches Today!

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…

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…

Looking Toward the New Year with CBLDF

Happy New Year! OK, so maybe it’s not the new year yet, but along with the rest of the world we’re looking forward to the end of 2020 and the beginning of what’s next.   On January 28, 2021, we’ll be…

CBLDF Welcomes Jeff Trexler as Interim Director

CBLDF has been going through a transitional period these last couple of months as we analyze our community’s concerns and reevaluate our internal procedures. We’ve been laying the groundwork for a lot of work to come and are excited to…

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board Update

The CBLDF announced today that Paul Levitz is retiring from our Board of Directors. In addition, the Board has accepted the resignations of Katherine Keller and Jeff Abraham. We respect the decisions that Paul, Katherine and Jeff have made to…

An Update From Our Board of Directors

First and foremost, the CBLDF is grateful that Kris Simon has come forward. We also want to recognize Taki Soma for what she endured and for bringing this to light. Both have our full support. We are releasing Shy Allot…

A Statement From the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has accepted the resignation of Charles Brownstein as Executive Director, effective immediately.  Our organization exists to serve the comics community and the First Amendment, and we can’t do that without an open and honest…

Just Announced! CBLDF 2nd Comics in Education Survey Starts Today!

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to announce the second annual Comics in Education Survey! Educators have until July 31, 2020, to respond to the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CBLDF2020, and everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a drawing for a classroom comics library.

The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece

CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein has teamed up with John Lind (Creative Director, Kitchen Sink Books, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics) to co-curate The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece, an exhibit on display at the Museum of Illustration at…