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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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Blastr Supports Free Speech for Comic Book Month

April 14, 2016
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As part of a month-long celebration of the comics industry, its creators, and those who defend artistic free speech, Blastr took a moment to talk about the work of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. In an interview with CBLDF executive director Charles Brownstein, Blastr shares not only the history of the Fund and some…

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Win “Unlawful” Original Art from CBLDF!

September 29, 2015
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Win “Unlawful” Original Art from CBLDF!

Between 2006 – 2007, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund gathered original sketches from comics superstars and bound them together in one collection: For Unlawful Comic Knowledge. Within these pages are original pieces by Geoff Darrow, Rick Veitch, Ryan Ottley, Cully Hamner, Robbi Rodriguez, Erik Larsen, Jill Thompson, Paul Azaceta, and Jason Latour, all drawn in…

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SDCC 2015: Saturday Events with CBLDF

July 11, 2015
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Day three! You’ll find us at Comic-Con in booth 1918 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, our amazing Live Art Auction, and more, all to benefit our important work defending the right to read comics! Let’s take a look at what you can expect from CBLDF today… CBLDF: Comics in the Classroom: Real-World Ideas for Engaging…

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CBLDF Looking for Contributing Editor and Student Interns!

September 4, 2014
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CBLDF Looking for Contributing Editor and Student Interns!

CBLDF’s mission defending the Right to Read is bigger — and more important — than ever, which means we are looking for a contributing editor and student interns to help us fight for free speech! If you’re enthusiastic about the First Amendment, consider joining the team today! Contributing Editor The Contributing Editor will assist the…

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SDCC 2014: Thursday Events with CBLDF

July 24, 2014
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SDCC 2014: Thursday Events with CBLDF

Comic-Con is upon us, and CBLDF is excited to once again to be part of the action! We’ll be joining thousands of comics fans from around the world, and you’ll find us at booth 1920 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, and the best party at Comic-Con, all to benefit our important work defending the right…

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