Register Now: Government Relief Loans for Comics Businesses Webinar

Government Relief Loans for Comics Businesses:

How to Apply & Use Your Benefits

Wednesday, April 8

1 PM Pacific/4 PM Eastern

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CBLDF Business
Comics retailers, publishers, and other industry businesses are eligible to apply for forgivable 7(A) Payroll Protection Loans and Economic Injury Disaster Loans. Join Clover Press Publisher and CBLDF Treasurer Ted Adams and First Republic Bank Managing Director David Loseke for this instructional guide to how to put this important government aid to work for you!
This CBLDF webinar covers:
  • What the two types of loans are for and how to apply
  • What kinds of expenses are forgivable under the 7(A) Payroll Protection Loan
  • How to determine your loan request amount
  • What happens if you borrow more than the forgivable amount on the Payroll Protection Loan
  • How to decide which loan to apply for, or whether to apply for both
  • Your questions in a Q&A period
Register for this webinar here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
CBLDF is providing resources to support industry businesses throughout this crisis, including business resources, marketing tools, and community resources that you can find at


About The Presenters


Ted_Headshot (1)Ted Adams has spent 30 years working for direct market publishers. He started his career working for Eclipse Comics in 1990 and also worked at Dark Horse, WildStorm, and Todd McFarlane Productions before founding IDW in 1999. While at IDW, he oversaw all divisions of IDW Media Holdings, including IDW Publishing, Top Shelf, IDW Entertainment, and IDW Games. While in that position, he helped raise the company’s market capitalization from $30 million to $300 million. He left IDW in 2018 to start Clover Press, a boutique publishing company, with fellow IDW founder, Robbie Robbins. He is also the treasurer for CBLDF.

Adams has written a number of graphic novels, including adaptations of Richard Matheson’s The Shrinking Man with Mark Torres and H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr. Moreau with Gabriel Rodriguez and co-created Diablo House with artist SantiPerez. He is also an Executive Producer on a number of projects including the TV shows, Wynonna Earp, Dirk Gently, V-Wars, October Faction, and Locke & Key.

Adams has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Southern Oregon University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.


David_LosekeDavid Loseke serves as a Managing Director for First Republic Bank focusing on clients in the Southern California region since 2011. His focus is on clients in the nonprofit sector assisting with lending, banking, and investing solutions for his clients. Prior to First Republic Bank, he worked with Bank of America in the business banking area providing credit and treasury solutions to mid-size companies.

David graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and the Anderson School of Management at UCLA for his Master’s in Business Administration.  He lives in Solana Beach with his wife and two teenage daughters.

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