NOW AVAILABLE: CBLDF Defender Vol. 2 #2, Featuring Marc Andreyko & Gene Luen Yang!

CBLDF Defender is our free quarterly news magazine coming to you from the front lines of the fight for free speech, and the latest issue is now available! You can find it at comic book stores across the nation, on comiXology, and right here at CBLDF.org! Each issue of CBLDF Defender brings e ...

Join CBLDF! Protect The First Amendment & Get Inspiring Premiums by Vanesa R. Del Rey!

Make a stand for free speech by joining CBLDF today! We’re in uncertain times where the CBLDF’s efforts are more important than ever. It’s unclear how government – federal, and especially local – will treat the First Amendment. CBLDF is prepared to defend the rights of everyone in our fiel ...

AVAILABLE NOW: She Changed Comics!

Women have been making comics since the beginning, but there was an important story that hadn’t been told: how women changed free expression in comics. CBLDF tells that story in She Changed Comics, out today around the country! Kickstarter orders are on their way, and CBLDF will have copies of t ...

Radio Free Comix: The CBLDF Podcast

In support of our ongoing education work, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is now part of the audio-sphere! A mix of interviews, discussions about current Free Speech events, convention panels recordings, and archival materials, the CBLDF Podcast will be a monthly event, from our keyboards to your ...

CBLDF Protects The First Amendment!

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics medium. Our work takes us into courtrooms, classrooms, conventions and libraries all over the United States where we provide legal aid, education, and advocacy to protect th ...

Donate to CBLDF Today For 2010 Tax Deduction!

December 31, 2010
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It's not too late to support CBLDF and make the 2010 tax deadline. Donate now! Your gift today will keep us going in 2011. Your tax-deductible donation will help us protect artists, retailers and readers whose First Amendment rights are threatened. You'll also be giving us the resources we need to create important new tools…

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Last Chance to Donate in 2010!

December 27, 2010
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Last Chance to Donate in 2010!

With the New Year just days away, this is the last chance to Donate in 2010, with plenty of amazing premiums available in the CBLDF Rewards Zone!

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CBLDF’s Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

December 16, 2010
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CBLDF’s Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays have arrived, and the CBLDF is here to help! Make your comics gifts the most special ones under the tree by ordering one of the CBLDF's signed Donation Rewards! You'll have the satisfaction of giving a unique gift and supporting the Fund's very important First Amendment legal work. Read on for recommendations for…

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This Thursday: CBLDF Member Appreciation Holiday Party in NYC!

December 14, 2010
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This Thursday: CBLDF Member Appreciation Holiday Party in NYC!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is excited to announce our annual Member Appreciation Holiday Party, commencing December 16th, from 8 pm to 11 pm, at TWINS PUB, at 421 9th Ave (between 33rd St & 34th St)! Join Paul Pope (Heavy Liquid, BATMAN YEAR 100), who will be spinning records as our DJ for…

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“Chew” The Fat With John Layman!

December 10, 2010
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“Chew” The Fat With John Layman!

Win a rare chance to meet and eat with the creator of the runaway foodie thriller CHEW, published by Image Comics! The winner of this auction will spend an hour in NYC with Layman on December 16 or 17, and will also receive a signed first printing of Chew #1. This auction is open for…

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CBLDF Year In Review!

December 8, 2010
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CBLDF Year In Review!

Check out what the CBLDF's been up to in our 2010 Year In Review mini-comic, brought to you by great CBLDF supporting artists! Enjoy this mini-comic and then please renew your membership or make a donation for great premiums in our Rewards Zone!

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John Layman Presents The Secrets of Pitching Comics!

December 7, 2010
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John Layman Presents The Secrets of Pitching Comics!

Find out what it takes to develop a winning pitch for your comics and graphic novel projects! John Layman, best known for creating the Image Comics hit "Chew," has sat on both sides of the pitching process, as an editor for Wildstorm and as a creator. Join him for this in-depth workshop and q&a to…

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Get 75 Years of DC Comics Personalized by Paul Levitz!

December 7, 2010
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Get 75 Years of DC Comics Personalized by Paul Levitz!

Support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and give the most memorable comics gift under the tree by ordering 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking SIGNED AND PERSONALIZED by author Paul Levitz! Until 7pm ET on December 8th a donation of $225 will get you a copy of this extraordinary book…

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CBLDF Wins 2010 Downs Intellectual Freedom Award

November 30, 2010
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For their dedication to the preservation of First Amendment rights for members of the comics community, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) has been selected to receive the 2010 Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award given by the faculty of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at…

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CBLDF Has The Best Gifts For The Fan In Your Life

November 29, 2010
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CBLDF Has The Best Gifts For The Fan In Your Life

This holiday season, give the fan in your life a gift that makes a difference by donating to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! The CBLDF has the best donation rewards in comics, including signed graphic novels in our Rewards Zone and one of a kind original art in our eBay Store. Donations to the…

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George Will Talks Comics Censorship

November 29, 2010
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In a Washington Post op/ed piece that draws heavily upon ground covered by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's amicus brief in EMA v. Schwarzenegger, pundit George Will discusses the moral panic facing the video game industry today and its roots in the censorship in comics. Check out his perspective here.

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NYC: CBLDF Needs Volunteers Next Week!

November 22, 2010
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NYC: CBLDF Needs Volunteers Next Week!

Want to help the CBLDF? Next week is a great opportunity, because we need volunteers in our home office on Monday and Tuesday to help us send our end of year report to our members. Get a first look at this cool item, and make a difference to the Fund by assisting us with this…

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Link: Analysis of Steve Kutzner Protect Act Case

November 18, 2010
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The Hooded Utilitarian's Sean Michael Robinson delivers a well constructed analysis of the case of Steve Kutzner, an Idaho man who plead guilty to possession of "obscene visual representations of child sexual abuse" last month. The most widely reported element of Kutzner's conviction is that he plead guilty to possessing pornographic art depicting characters from…

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CBLDF Rewards Zone Weekend Incentives!

November 12, 2010
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CBLDF Rewards Zone Weekend Incentives!

If you've been eying something at the CBLDF's new and improved Reward Zone, this weekend is the time to move on it!

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Happy Birthday Neil Gaiman!

November 10, 2010
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Happy Birthday Neil Gaiman!

Neil Gaiman is celebrated for his creative works which invoke human values, belief systems, and decisions in a way that has resonated with many generations. His energies on the page are enough to merit him all the recognition he has received, but his efforts go beyond storytelling. Outside of his creative contributions, Neil has stridently…

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