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Official: Charles Brownstein Fired By the CBLDF
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has been changing its form, makeup, and mission after criticism and internal conflict in recent years But, with the New Year upon us, they are making an appeal to their most basic of missions, defending Free Speech and fighting censorship in the United States Of America, when it comes[...]
Official: Charles Brownstein Fired By the CBLDF
It was back in 2005 and concerned the then-and-still Executive Director of the comic book free speech advocacy charity, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Charles Brownstein It involved claims that he sexually assaulted comic book creator Taki Soma This weekend Taki Soma reconfirmed the account, thanking those who spoke up for her I reported some[...]
Cover Stories - FOC Approaches
ComiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger has been added to the board of directors of the retailer and publisher free speech activist group, The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. "The CBLDF serves an essential function in the world of comics, manga, and graphic novels," Steinberger said in a statement "As a member of this community, I'm excited[...]
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's Brownstein, Gomez Talk Censorship and Comics
Executive Director Charles Brownstein and Editorial Director Betsy Gomez gave a presentation that highlighted the state of censorship in 2017 and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's efforts to defend the people's right to read and publish comics. The first incident the team discussed was the attacks at Charlie Hebdo in 2015, calling it an important[...]
Dynamite Is Groupees' First VIP Bundle And It's Huge
2) #1-12 Vampirella Archives #1-8 Vampirella Feary Tales #3-5 The special $199.00 Tier (of which there are only ten available, while supplies last) include all the products outlined in the three previous tiers, plus: Women of Dynamite: Dejah Thoris Statue "Black-and-White" Limited Edition Finally, the special $750.00 Tier (of which there are only three available, while supplies last) include all the products outlined in[...]
Groupees Launches Dynamite Swords, Sandals And Sorcery Bundle
Portion of the proceeds will go to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund The bundle promotion begins today, Tuesday, July 28th, on the website The Pay What You Want model works simply, you start at $1.00 and you get a few comics, the more you pay the more books you get with their being $5[...]
First Ever Digital Comics Groupee Bundle Features Dynamite Entertainment
Dynamite Entertainment is partnering with for their first digital comic bundle to raise money for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Groupees are similar to some of the new digital bundles that we've been seeing lately like Humble Bundle But to find out more I spoke with Thomas Brooke, the CEO, about how Groupees[...]
Michael Cho's CBLDF Membership Art For 2015
Which is why its a perfect time to talk about membership of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. "I support the CBLDF because freedom of expression is a fundamental requirement for the creation of art.  I take it for granted sometimes but, when I encounter examples of censorship, I am grateful for the organizations that stand[...]
Dynamite To Accept Bitcoin For Digital Comic Sales Plus 25 Books For $10
And 10% of each sale goes to the Comic Book Legal Defense fund.  This promotion is of course for a limited time. This is the second digital bundle Dynamite has offered, the first was a 5 issue for $5 so they are definitely upping the ante to go along with their 10th Anniversary celebration. The full list of[...]
Winner Of The Dynamite Charity Contest
That money is split between Dynamite, Humble Bundle and the three charities: The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Doctors Without Borders and The Make A Wish Foundation How the money is split is decided on by each person who purchases the bundle as well as the amount they pay. The bundle is still available until Wednesday[...]
Yee's Company: The Political Connection Of Comics & Video Games
It is simply wrong that the video game industry can be allowed to put their profit margins over the rights of parents and the well-being of children". So, as someone who's fascinated with the history of our geeky mediums it reminded me of a similar political witch hunt.  The 1950's are often portrayed as an idyllic Norman[...]
The Big Two Vs. Creator Owned Comics – Brian Wood at Baltimore Comic Con
In a panel Spotlight at Baltimore Comic Con hosted by Deputy Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Alex Cox, Brian Wood had a lot to say about the pros and cons of working for the Big Two versus working in creator owned comics in his career including the stability the first offers and[...]
Bill Gaines Was Right, Right?
Brian M. Puaca writes for Bleeding Cool: The Comic Book Legal Defense unveiled a new t-shirt at the San Diego Comic Con last week commemorating William
Artists Close out SDCC Sunday with a Discussion on Book Banning
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and their annual fundraiser is always full of interesting stories and powerful thoughts from some of the best indy comics creators. This year, the panel brought together the collective might of Jeff Smith (Bone), Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise), Eric Powell (The Goon), Chris Burnham (Elephantmen), Tim Seele (Hack/Slash)[...]
Could These Be Early Designs For Jupiter's Children?
Last year, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund make a series of signature postcards available, from Frank Quitely, featuring designs of new characters They still are available But the designs have caused some to ponder as to whether or not they may be from the upcoming Image comic Jupiter's Children? They do seem to share[...]