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On the Front Lines of Free Expression: CBLDF Annual Report 2018

November 26, 2018
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On the Front Lines of Free Expression: CBLDF Annual Report 2018

Free expression withstood a wide range of attacks in 2018. Thanks to donors like you, CBLDF was at the forefront, protecting our community from an increasing tempo of challenges to comics and other expressive material. From providing legal aid and expertise to protecting access to valuable books, CBLDF was on the front lines of the…

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Kick Off Banned Books Week with CBLDF and Events Around the Country

September 21, 2018
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Kick Off Banned Books Week with CBLDF and Events Around the Country

Monday, September 23 kicks off Banned Books Week, this year’s theme is “Banning Books Silences Stories – Speak Up!” Whether you want to learn more about book challenges or just participate in fun and educational programming, there are events scheduled all across the U.S. to help raise awareness and funds protecting free expression. Rebellion Fun…

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Small Press Expo Establishes Legal Aid Fund for Cartoonists With $20,000 Donation

August 30, 2018
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Small Press Expo Establishes Legal Aid Fund for Cartoonists With $20,000 Donation

  Bethesda, Maryland - August 30, 2018 Media Release - Small Press Expo announced today that it will immediately make available $20,000 and also launch a legal aid fundraising vehicle to support members of the SPX community who are currently facing a defamation lawsuit. The fundraising vehicle, administered by SPX, and created in consultation with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund,…

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SDCC18: Get CBLDF Exclusives!

July 5, 2018
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SDCC18: Get CBLDF Exclusives!

San Diego Comic Con 2018 – CBLDF Exclusives! This year Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has put together a great set of new rewards for supporters at San Diego Comic-Con to show the world they fight for free expression. Pick up these cool new exclusives at Booth #1918! Make CBLDF’s booth your first stop this…

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Gene Luen Yang, Iconic Cartoonist and Teacher, Joins CBLDF Board of Directors!

June 21, 2018
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Gene Luen Yang, Iconic Cartoonist and Teacher, Joins CBLDF Board of Directors!

Portland, OR (June 21, 2018) – The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting First Amendment rights, is proud to welcome Gene Luen Yang to its Board of Directors. A celebrated cartoonist and teacher, Yang served as the fifth National Ambassador For Young People’s Literature, where he launched the Reading Without…

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Sharing the Language of Comics – Charles Brownstein on Manga and Comics Censorship Today

June 15, 2018
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Sharing the Language of Comics – Charles Brownstein on Manga and Comics Censorship Today

Last year, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Executive Director, Charles Brownstein, was invited by the Institute for Contents Cultures and Uguisu Ribbon Campaign in Tokyo to speak about the manga and comics communities and the continued importance of fighting on the front lines of free expression. Brownstein’s presentation discussed the history of comics censorship, and…

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Love Manga? CBLDF Needs Your Help!

June 1, 2018
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Love Manga? CBLDF Needs Your Help!

Do you love manga and free speech? Can you tell the difference between shonen and seinen in a heartbeat? Do you have an elaborate Hellsing tattoo? Then CBLDF wants you to lend your expertise and voice to our team of dedicated volunteers. CBLDF is currently looking for a volunteer that is familiar with manga comics…

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Ted Adams, IDW Founder & CEO, Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

February 22, 2018
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Ted Adams, IDW Founder & CEO, Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

San Diego, CA (February 22, 2018) – The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting First Amendment rights, is proud to welcome Ted Adams to its Board of Directors. As founder and CEO of IDW Media Holdings, Adams oversees one of the nation’s leading comics publishing brands whose dedication to developing…

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Can You Help Protect the First Amendment?

January 19, 2018
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CBLDF is looking for writers of all stripes, from talented newcomers to experienced journalists, to add to our roster of bloggers. Whether you can commit to an article a week, an article a month, or an article a year, we want your voice! CBLDF is looking for writers to help generate ongoing features and website…

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Celebrating Denis Kitchen

September 2, 2016
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In 1986, Denis Kitchen helped defend the First Amendment rights of comic shops and creators who had become the targets of censors in an increasingly hostile consumer environment, laying the groundwork for what would become the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Today, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the 70th birthday of the man who fought for the…

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