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Portland Area Comics Fans: Join the CBLDF Team!

August 21, 2019
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Portland Area Comics Fans: Join the CBLDF Team!

CBLDF is currently looking for a part-time Office Assistant. We’re located in Portland, Oregon, and this position is on-site. Check out the posting below, and please reach out if you’re interested!   OFFICE ASSISTANT (Part-Time, Hourly, 20 hours a week) The Office Assistant works closely with the Operations Manager to assist with the day-to-day practical operations…

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Listen to CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Discuss Censorship Trends (& Get More In-Depth Information)

August 12, 2019
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Listen to CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Discuss Censorship Trends (& Get More In-Depth Information)

Earlier this month, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Executive Director, Charles Brownstein sat down with Barry Lynn, host of Culture Shocks on KCAA, NBC News Radio for Southern California. From the Comics Code to the recent Walking Dead ban, Charles and Barry explore the state of censorship, as well as why comics are often the…

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CBLDF Elects David Steinberger To Board of Directors

June 17, 2019
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CBLDF Elects David Steinberger To Board of Directors

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to welcome David Steinberger, Co-founder and CEO of comiXology, an Amazon Company, to its Board of Directors, where he will serve alongside other current officers: President Christina Merkler; Vice President Chris Powell; Treasurer Ted Adams; and Secretary Dale Cendali. CBLDF’s at-large directors are Jeff Abraham, Jennifer L. Holm,…

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An Oddly Compelling Interview, Denis Kitchen Talks Comics and Creation of CBLDF

March 27, 2019
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An Oddly Compelling Interview, Denis Kitchen Talks Comics and Creation of CBLDF

CBLDF Founder and Advisory Board Co-Chair, Denis Kitchen was a guest on S.W. Conser’s Words and Pictures radio show on KBOO FM dedicated to the visual arts. During their hour chat, Kitchen waxed eloquently about underground comix, Stan Lee as an unlikely pen pal, the genius of his friend Will Eisner, and the creation of…

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Comics Censorship Crises Past, Present, and Future – an Inside Look at CBLDF

March 25, 2019
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Comics Censorship Crises Past, Present, and Future – an Inside Look at CBLDF

Last week Adam Adler from Escapist Magazine sat down with Comic book Legal Defense Fund’s Executive Director Charles Brownstein to talk about censorship in comics, both the history and the current crises. Escapist is a journalistic take on an amalgam of interests for the grown-up geek, including comics books. The questions Adler prepared prompted a…

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

November 26, 2018
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2018 Annual Report Cover

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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