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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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SDCC18: Sunday with CBLDF!

July 22, 2018
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Sunday with CBLDF CBLDF Live Art Jam 12:15 – 1:45 pm – Room 5 AB Celebrate the legacy of underground comix by seeing art made right before your eyes! The CBLDF Live Art Jam brings together a panel of comics artists, including Denis Kitchen, the legendary underground cartoonist and publisher; Emil Ferris, whose My Favorite…

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CBLDF’s First Case, 30 Years Later

November 18, 2016
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CBLDF’s First Case, 30 Years Later

Thirty years ago today, the purchase of just 15 comic books would spark a chain of events that would ignite an ongoing fight for free expression across the entire industry. As CBLDF celebrates 30 years with a soon-to-end auction of original art from our very first benefit portfolio, we take a look back.  One young man,…

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A Look at CBLDF’s 30th Anniversary Auction

November 11, 2016
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A Look at CBLDF’s 30th Anniversary Auction

To celebrate its 30th anniversary of protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics community, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and Heritage Auctions are offering 11 important works at auction. The pieces come from the 1987 “A Benefit Portfolio in Defense of the First Amendment” that led to the creation of the non-profit organization. Developed in partnership with IDW Publishing, consulting…

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Celebrating Denis Kitchen

September 2, 2016
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(c) Peter Poplaski

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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Denis Kitchen On Comix and Free Speech

April 10, 2015
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(c) Peter Poplaski

Comics publisher, activist, and free speech advocate Denis Kitchen has done a lot both for comics themselves as well as protecting the creators who produce them. In a recent interview with Mark Voger at NJ.com, Kitchen talks about his work as creator in the underground comix movement to his founding of the CBLDF to protect…

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