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Pop Culture Houding Charles Brownstein Of The CBLDF

Chris Thompson writes, After last episode with Dark Engine‘s Ryan Burton & John Bivens (which you can listen to here), I’m finally back with Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF). Charles & I discuss his …

Humble Bundle Goes Boom!

Boom! Studios is teaming with Humble Bundle to offer up a bunch of digital comics to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. The two-week program allows fanst to pay what they want to download DRM-free digital copies of Boom! …

Gilbert Hernandez Covers Harbinger #25 For CBLDF As An SDCC Exclusive

Valiant, in a move to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) is offering up the HARBINGER #25 SDCC Liberty Variant, a limited edition release of July’s 48-page anniversary issue that features a brand new cover by Harvey Award-winning …

One Last Day To Get The Dynamite 10th Anniversary Humble Bundle

We’ve been pushing this Humble Dynamite 10th Anniversary Bundle pretty hard over the last two weeks, mainly it’s because we not only feel that it’s for a good cause but also that it’s a great value for our readers. Well, …

Win Both An Alex Ross And Jae Lee Shadow #1 Sketch Cover In New Contest

With the Humble Dynamite 10th Anniversary Bundle still going over here… Dynamite wanted to do a little more. So they’ve come up with this contest where you can win a set of Alex Ross and Jae Lee The Shadow #1 …

Bone Flies The Flag For CBLDF Guide To Comic Book Censorship

The CBLDF, or the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is putting out a CBLDF Banned Books leaflet, available in stores or at shows from July (in time for San Diego Comic Con) and also ahead of Banned Books Week in September. …

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Tuesday, April 29th The eighty-fourth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby) in …

Jeff Smith’s Bone Was The Tenth Most Banned Book For 2013

In 2010, there was an attempt by a mother in Minnesota to get the all-ages comic Bone banned in state-run libraries due to scenes of smoking and drinking. It failed. Was that that? Well no, there was a move to …

Paul Pope’s Escapo Book Launch Donates To The CBLDF, Boogies With The Jim Jones Review

On Saturday, April 19th, the multi-Eisner Award winner Paul Pope will be rocking the launch of his graphic novel from Z2 Comics, Escapo, by DJing alongside a performance of the UK grown band The Jim Jones Review, who are currently …

Free Comic Book Day 2014 – The Silver Books – Rocket Raccoon, Uber, Teen Titans Go, Bleeding Cool, Armor Hunters, Archaia Hardcover, Buck Rogers, CBLDF And More (UPDATE)

Last week, we saw the Golden books. Now we get the Silver books, comics that will be free from participating comic stores on Free Comic Book Day, Unlike the Gold books, these will be specifically chosen by individual stores to …

When There Was A Jeff Smith Extravaganza At Comic Arts Brooklyn – With A 10 Minute Video Of Smith Inking Bone For The CBLDF

Paul Karasik, head of programming for Comic Arts Brooklyn this year, interviewed Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL) on Saturday about his life in comics and the process behind his work, and then Smith live-inked a Bone illustration for the audience, and …

A Sneak Peek At Jeff Smith’s Tuki Save the Humans

Tomorrow, Jeff Smith will be unveiling his newest project: Tuki Save the Humans! at the Society of Illustrators during the benefit brunch for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Kids’ Right to Read program. Doors will open at 11am, brunch will …

Cover Variance: Jim Lee’s Sandman, For Retailers Who Join The CBLDF

Copies of this exclusive variant cover for Sandman Overture #1 are only available through the Diamond Previews membership drive for retailers who join the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, for a $100 membership and up.    

Knowing The Enemy: Wertham, Censorship And The CBLDF

From left: Charles Kochman, Editorial Director, Abrams ComicArts; Dr. Carol Tilley, Associate Professor, GSLIS, University of Illinois; and Charles Brownstein, Executive Director, CBLDF Ray Flook wrote from New York Comic Con for Bleeding Cool; Like many die-hard comic book fans, …

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 …

Cover Variance: Jim Lee’s Sandman

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is running a retailer membership drive. After announcing DCBS and Things From Another World as their first comic store corporate sponsors, they will be giving exclusive CBLDF variant covers to retailer members who sign …

Patrick Vs Comic-Con Parts Two, Three And Finishing Kristan Morrison’s Drink – Afterwards They Will Explode

Patrick Willems brings you the second and third part of his San Diego Comic Con experience in video form. There are Jeff Goldblum impersonators, Gandalf traps and the CBLDF party – and who exactly finished off Kristan Morrison‘s drink. Get …

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 …