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ABRAMS Founded by Harry N. Abrams in 1949, ABRAMS is the preeminent publisher of high quality art and illustrated books. Now a subsidiary of La Martinière Groupe, ABRAMS is the publisher of bestsellers such as the wildly popular Diary of…

A Word from CBLDF’s Advisory Chair For Education & Outreach

Hello!

I’m Betsy Rosenblatt, the new CBLDF Advisory Chair for Outreach and Education. What does that mean? It means that I’ll be volunteering for the CBLDF—and, I hope, working with some of you—to get the word about the CBLDF out to new communities: lawyers, librarians, donors, readers, and everyone else.

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics medium. Our work takes us into courtrooms, classrooms, conventions and libraries all over the United States where we provide legal aid,…

CBLDF Case Files – Texas v. Castillo

In 2000, Jesus Castillo, a clerk at Keith’s Comics on East Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, Texas, was arrested and charged with two counts of obscenity. The comic book for which Castillo was prosecuted was the second volume of CPM Manga’s…

CBLDF Case Files – U.S. v. Handley

On February 10, 2010, Christopher Handley, a manga collector in Iowa, was sentenced to six months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release running concurrent with five years of probation, as well as forfeiture of material…

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Banned Comics Learn more about why comics are banned, how they are banned, how to manage challenges, and some of the most challenged comics and graphic novels. Case Files Take a look at the legal history of CBLDF and censorship.…