Category: Press Releases

Panelists Announced for NYCC Defending Comics Today!

CBLDF is proud to announce we will be joined by three stellar guests for our panel this weekend at New York Comic Con. Interim director Jeff Trexler and digital editor Jordan Smith will be joined by CBLDF board members Amy…

Missouri: Part 1 — Banning Comics in St. Louis

This week, at a local school board meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, a group of fifteen parents and students spoke in opposition to the recent removal of multiple titles in their school district. The speakers were alarmed that the school…

Catch CBLDF at New York Comic Con!

New York Comic Con will take over the Javits Center in New York City next week, October 6 through 9. ReedPop once again presents the largest pop culture convention on the East Coast. CBLDF will be in attendance offering the…

Gender Queer Victory in Virginia Explained in 38 Tweets

Tuesday marked a victory for Maia Kobabe and er graphic novel Gender Queer as a Virginia judge dismissed a lawsuit against it. The case that targeted both Gender Queer and A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas…

Tonight is the Night

San Diego, July 23 — Tonight is the night. The CBLDF Art Auction will be returning to the Hilton Bayfront in Sapphire AB tonight Saturday, July 23, from 8pm–10pm! Check-in for auction paddles will begin at 7:30. All of the…

Update: CBLDF Saturday Auction at Hilton

San Diego, July 22 — The CBLDF Art Auction receives a second printing! The Hilton Bayfront, our original venue, and the workers at Unite Here Local 30 have announced a contract agreement, so the CBLDF Art Auction will be returning…

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…

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…

Gender Queer Tops Most Challenged Book List of 2021

This morning, as part of National Library Week, American Library Association released their Top Ten Challenged Books of 2021. Each year, ALA compiles the report and list from information gathered from library staff across the country year-round. Schools, universities, and…