Tag: jackie ormes

Support CBLDF With Books Signed by Floyd Norman, Scott McCloud, & More!

You can support CBLDF and learn about the finer points of comics and their creators with this week’s featured premiums! We’re offering signed books about what goes into creating comics, as well as anthologies that collect the work and stories of the creators behind…

Comics Pioneer Challenged Racism and Status Quo of Her Era

In celebration of Black History Month, CBLDF is rerunning some amazing profiles created in partnership with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. To see the full list of resources, visit http://cbldf.org/profiles-in-black-cartooning/ Profiles…

Celebrate Black History Month With Signed Black Panther, March & More!

In honor of Black History Month, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund wants to offer supporters graphic novels celebrating Black voices and history in comics. Statistics show that minority voices face more censorship challenges than others. The critical support offered by…

Gear Up & Support Free Speech With Brand-New CBLDF Exclusive Merch!

For a very limited time, CBLDF supporters have the chance to get 2018 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives! We have the commemorative shirts with art by Michael Cho and popular totes that tell you just what to do with all your comic books.  Plus, this week we…

SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

What a great first day! It was amazing to meet so many supporters at the CBLDF Booth #1918, at panels, and of course at the annual Welcome Party! But while one day is done, there’s far too much to do…

Jackie Ormes to Enter Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

We at CBLDF were delighted to hear recently that Jackie Ormes, the first Black woman creator of a nationally syndicated comic strip, will be inducted into the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame later this year. We profiled Ormes in…

Profiles in Black Cartooning: Jackie Ormes

In celebration of Black History Month, CBLDF has partnered with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. Visit CBLDF.org throughout the month of February to learn more!  Zelda Jackson Ormes, better known…

Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight some creators whose work has been most frequently banned and challenged, plus a few who started out in the…