C2E2 — Chicago’s premier premier pop culture event — is back, and CBLDF is along for the ride! Throughout the weekend, you’ll find exclusive premiums — including the Liberty Variant of Revival #9, which features a gorgeous cover by Tim Seeley, and the Liberty Variant of Glory #34, signed by Joe Keatinge — at booth #837. You’ll also find signed books from Robert Kirkman, Jeffrey Brown, Brian K. Vaughan, and many more creator supporters of CBLDF’s important First Amendment work!
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.: Signing with Tim Seeley (Revival)
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.: CBLDF Presents A HISTORY OF CENSORSHIP IN COMICS
Alex Cox (Comic Book Legal Defense Fund) takes you on a walk through the history of censorship and moral panic in comics, from Fredric Wertham, to the bust at Friendly Frank’s, to continuing challenges today. Topics will include why comics are censored, who has attacked them, and how they have survived through the years.
8:00 p.m.: Threadless + CBDLF Party
Threadless HQ, 1260 W. Madison Street, Chicago
Fellow comic geeks and freaks,
Join us at Threadless HQ on April 27 for a night of live music, drawing and merriment. ShowYouSuck and Auggie the 9th will perform live! We’ll dance to sweet jams, draw on a mural wall and raffle off tons of awesome prizes! Come for the free Finch’s beer, and stay for the special guest appearances from some of your favorite comic peeps!
Your $10 donation at the door will benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense fund.
You must be 21+ to join us at this event. Details…
Show your support for CBLDF at C2E2, April 26 – 29, at McCormick Place West Building in downtown Chicago. You’ll find us at booth #837! For more information, visit the C2E2 website.