CBLDF Executive Director Takes Fight for the Right to Read to London

cbldf_logoOn August 17, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein will take CBLDF’s fight for the freedom to read on another international trip, this time to the United Kingdom for “Sex, Censorship and Sensibility” at the British Library Conference Centre in London.

Held in conjunction with the COMICA, the London International Comics Festival, which takes place August 16-17 in the British Library, Brownstein will discuss how past comics censorship informs modern threats against comics:

When: Sun 17 Aug 2014, 12.30-13.30

Where: Conference Centre, British Library

Price: £5, (£4 Over 60s) and £3

Special US guest Charles Brownstein, director of the Comic Book Legal Defence Fund, joins Tim Pilcher, author of Erotic Comics: A Graphic History, and Robin Ray, alias erotic comics maestro Eric Von Gotha, to reflect on the lessons we can learn from past trials, bans and censorship of comics and on the threats to freedoms in publishing today.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online here. For more details about the COMICA festival — which features special guest Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim), and international creators such as Pat Mills (Charley’s War), Alys Jones (Beyond the Wire), Emmanuel Guibert (How The World Was), Matilda Tristram (Probably Nothing), Ian Williams (The Bad Doctor), and more — visit the British Library website here.

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