comic book legal defense fund


Charles Brownstein Resigns as Executive Director of the CBLDF

Charles Brownstein Resigns as Executive Director of 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[...]


David Steinberger of ComiXology Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

David Steinberger of ComiXology Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

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 Funds Brownstein Gomez Talk Censorship and Comics

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 Its Huge

Dynamite Is Groupees' First VIP Bundle And It's Huge

2) #1-12 Vampirella Archives #1-8 Vampirella Feary Tales #3-5The 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 EditionFinally, the special $750.00 Tier (of which there are only three available, while supplies last) include all the[...]

Groupees Launches Dynamite Swords Sandals And Sorcery Bundle

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 Groupees.com/Dynamite3The 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

First Ever Digital Comics Groupee Bundle Features Dynamite Entertainment

Dynamite Entertainment is partnering with Groupees.com 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 Chos CBLDF Membership Art For 2015

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

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

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[...]



Yees Company: The Political Connection Of Comics &#038 Video Games

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 &#8211 Brian Wood at Baltimore Comic Con

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

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 Gaines and his struggle against censorship. The red shirt, featuring the publisher of EC Comics and creator of Mad Magazine late in his career, states simply "Bill Gaines Was […]

Artists Close out SDCC Sunday with a Discussion on Book Banning

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 Jupiters Children

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[...]