Author: Jordan Smith

CBLDF Welcome Party and Art Auction Return to San Diego

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund returns to Comic-Con San Diego this month with the CBLDF Comic-Con Welcome Party Thursday night and the CBLDF Art Auction Saturday night. These events will be in addition to nine CBLDF-sponsored panels. You’ll also be able to reach us…

PANEL ALERT! Proactively Addressing Challenges to Your Comics Collection

Don’t miss the presentation tomorrow Thursday, June 9 at 2 pm Eastern Proactively Addressing Challenges to Your Comics Collection. Don’t miss this free opportunity to hear from industry professionals including CBLDF’s Coalition Director Betsy Gomez. Full details below. From Comics…

Get a SUPERMASSIVE Heavy Metal Humble Bundle and Support CBLDF!

Support Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and get a Supermassive Heavy Metal Humble Comics Bundle. Heavy Metal has joined Humble Bundle to bring comics fans 45 years of cutting edge sci-fi, fantasy, and horror from the Heavy Metal catalog. The pay what you want bundle…

UPDATE: Victory for Free Speech and Beer

A beer label of Flying Dog Brewery's Freezin' Season WInter Ale. Ralph Steamdman painting of a naked man leaning in toward a jagged fire

Flying Dog Brewery has achieved another First Amendment victory in court. Last week, a North Carolina district court ruled in favor of the brewery over the NC Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC), who rejected Flying Dog’s “Freezin’ Season” beer label throughout…

5 Important First Amendment Reminders for Students and Schools from the Utah AG

A dutch angle of the columns in front of a court house

In compliance with a new state bill (HB 374) the Utah Attorney General released a memorandum to “provide guidance and training to public schools on identifying sensitive materials.” Though written for Utah local education agencies (LEA), the memo outlines First…

JUST ANNOUNCED! Support CBLDF with Supermassive Heavy Metal Humble Comics Bundle

Support Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and get a Supermassive Heavy Metal Humble Comics Bundle. Heavy Metal has joined Humble Bundle to bring comics fans 45 years of cutting edge sci-fi, fantasy, and horror from the Heavy Metal catalog. The pay what you want bundle…

CBLDF Joins Initiative Unite Against Book Bans

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund joined the American Library Association’s initiative Unite Against Book Bans. The national campaign that “empowers readers everywhere to push back against censorship” consists of over twenty-five separate groups. These national organizations include “advocacy groups, education…

Adding V for Vendetta to Your Library or Classroom Collection

SMiling Guy Fawkes mask with the title V For Vendetta.

V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd features a near-future fascist dystopia to rival anything seen in We, 1984, or Fahrenheit 451. Nightmarish governmental departments control the populace suppressing their freedom and identities. The imagery of the Guy Fawkes mask worn by…