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Defend Comics with CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con!

September 7, 2017
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Defend Comics with CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con!

Be a comics defender this weekend at Rose City Comic Con in CBLDF’s hometown of Portland, Oregon! We’ll be on hand at booth #739 with signed goodies and more to support CBLDF’s important First Amendment work! Get the latest censorship news with CBLDF panels, an exclusive (and very limited) variant zine from Shannon Wheeler, and…

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Portland: Celebrate Will Eisner Week with CBLDF!

February 21, 2017
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Portland: Celebrate Will Eisner Week with CBLDF!

Portland State University and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund are joining forces with a week of special events to celebrate the hundredth birthday of Will Eisner, the legendary cartoonist whose influence defined the contours and possibilities of American comics in his lifetime and beyond! Will Eisner Week is an annual celebration around the week of March 6th. It celebrates “graphic novels,…

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Portland: Join CBLDF in Supporting Our Muslim Community

February 8, 2017
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Portland: Join CBLDF in Supporting Our Muslim Community

This Friday, CBLDF is joining Books with Pictures and Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School: Portland to sponsor Comics Cards for Comfort, an event in support of Portland’s Muslim community. From 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., come to Books with Pictures (1100 SE Division Street, Portland, Oregon), where you can use your creativity to make art and cards that will be distributed…

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TODAY: CBLDF Talks Censorship and Diversity in Portland and Las Vegas

September 27, 2016
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TODAY: CBLDF Talks Censorship and Diversity in Portland and Las Vegas

Banned Books Week has begun! The week-long celebration of the freedom to read runs through October 1, and you can learn more about year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF during events in Portland, Oregon, and Las Vegas, Nevada! Banned Books Week: Diversity Tuesday, September 27, 7:30 p.m. Powell’s City of Books (1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209) Banned Books…

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Today for Banned Books Week: Join CBLDF in Portland!

September 26, 2016
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Today for Banned Books Week: Join CBLDF in Portland!

Banned Books Week has begun! The week-long celebration of the freedom to read runs through October 1, and you can learn more about year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF during “Banned Books: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect,” a panel being offered today in Portland, Oregon! Banned Books: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Monday, September 26, 6:00 p.m. U.S. Bank Room, Central…

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Portland: Kick Off Rose City Comic Con in Style with CBLDF, Ninkasi Brewing, TFAW, and Wacom!

September 8, 2016
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Portland: Kick Off Rose City Comic Con in Style with CBLDF, Ninkasi Brewing, TFAW, and Wacom!

Co-hosted by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Ninkasi Brewing, Things From Another World, and Wacom Americas, this year’s Rose City Comic Con Kickoff Party is going to be bigger and better than ever! Mark your calendars for Friday, September 9 from 6-10pm at the Wacom Experience Center (1455 NW Irving Street). Join us for performances by The Slants, Star Pilot’s…

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Portland: Enjoy a Live Music Celebration of Geek Culture This Friday to Benefit CBLDF!

July 26, 2016
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Portland: Enjoy a Live Music Celebration of Geek Culture This Friday to Benefit CBLDF!

Hello, Portland! This Friday, join the PDX Broadsides and the Wesley Crushers for a live music celebration of geek culture to benefit CBLDF! The festivities kick off at 7:00 p.m. at NXT Industries (1302 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd). The evening will be hosted by Alison Hallett and Erik Henricksen of Comics Underground. It’s 21+, BYOB,…

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CBLDF Relocating to Portland, Oregon, in 2016

February 18, 2016
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This morning at the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund announced that the organization is moving to Portland, Oregon, in 2016. In relocating, CBLDF brings its 30 years of experience at the nexus of comics, free expression, and advocacy to one of the nation’s most vibrant communities of creators, readers, and educators,…

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Oni Press Joins the Fight for Free Speech As CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member!

February 4, 2016
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Oni Press Joins the Fight for Free Speech As CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to welcome Oni Press, Portland, Oregon’s premiere independent comic book publisher, as the organization’s newest corporate member! Building on a long history of support for the organization, Oni Press joins CBLDF with a renewed dedication to creators’ right to free expression. “We are incredibly proud to formalize…

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