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DIGITAL COMICS: 100 Words features Gaiman/Lee collab

ComiXology has announced that 100 words, the collaboration project between Neil Gaiman and Jim Lee is now available as a digital download. “From The Sandman and Black Orchid to Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?, Neil Gaiman has provided some of the most memorable stories of the comic book industry,” said Jim Lee. “This was a unique opportunity for the two of us to collaborate together and I’m thrilled that the story is now available for even more fans in this format.” The seven-page poem can be purchased for a mere 99-cents through the DC App storefront.  Before you get…

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NYCC’10: CBLDF celebrates the Liberty Annual with NYCC welcome party on Thursday

Press Release Come support Free Expression, the 2010 LIBERTY ANNUAL, and mingle with the greatest talents in comics, at the CBLDF’s NYCC Welcome Party, presented by Image Comics & The Beat this Thursday at The Village Pourhouse Restaurant Row!  We’ll have special gifts, copies of the Liberty Annual and special open bar bracelets!  Come out and support the CBLDF!

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CBLDF’S Liberty Annual 2010 arrives in October

Press Release Image Comics and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund are proud to launch the most exciting edition of their annual benefit anthology yet! THE CBLDF PRESENTS LIBERTY ANNUAL 2010 is powered by the donated time and energy of comic book luminaries to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. CBLDF’s LIBERTY ANNUAL 2010 boasts 48 incredible pages of story and art celebrating Free Expression! Previous volumes, published by Image Comics under the title CBLDF’s Liberty Comics, have so far raised more than $50,000 for the Fund.

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Liberty Comics 2010 to benefit CBLDF

Press Release What do Frank Miller, Jeff Smith, Geoff Johns, Jim Lee and Image Comics have in common? They all support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, which protects your right to make, sell and read the comics you love. Image Comics is showing its continued support for the CBLDF with the publication of LIBERTY COMICS 2010 this October.

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Review: Liberty Comics #2

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has been working to insure the First Amendment rights of comic creators and retailers all over the country since 1986. This month,we see the release of their second comic book, Liberty Comics #2, and if you read careful you might just see a message in the stories that are contained herein.

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Top Cow Berserker #1 Variant to Support CBLDF

Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that a limited signed variant cover of Berserker #1 will be included in a Retailer Support Pack for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.  The Support Pack will be an incentive for retailers who become members of the CBLDF.  The publisher is proud to help support the CBLDF, which has fought censorship and protected the First Amendment rights of creators, publishers, and retailers in the comic book industry.

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Announces New Board

At the annual ComicsPro meeting, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) announced a brand new Board of Directors for the organization.  Replacing Top Shelf’s Chris Staros as President is Chris Powell, general Manager of Lone Star Comics.  Chris is the first retailer to hold the position of President in the history of the organization.  Taking Staros’ seat on the Board of Directors is Larry Marder. “It’s been an honor to serve on the Board of Directors of the CBLDF,” Staros says, “but as Top Shelf has grown, I find myself not having the time to support the day-to-day activities…

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Image Comics and CBLDF Team to Defend Your Liberties.

Press Release 20 March 2009 (Berkeley, CA) – At today’s ComicsPRO Annual Meeting, Image Comics announced plans to further expand its support of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the comics’ industry’s first response in the fight against censorship.  Image will support the not-for-profit organization with a second installment of LIBERTY COMICS and will launch The CBLDF Liberty Series,* *a series of high-end variant covers featuring Image’s strongest titles with exclusive artwork not available anywhere else. All proceeds of both projects will go directly towards the Fund’s important defense of comics’ First Amendment rights.

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Liberty Comics Raises $27K for CBLDF

Press Release 12 November, 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – This past summer, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Corporate Member Image Comics teamed up with an all-star roster of talent  for LIBERTY COMICS, a special anthology benefiting the Fund, and raised nearly $27,000 for the organization’s important work! “The CBLDF couldn’t defend our field’s First Amendment rights if it weren’t for the efforts of our supporters, and LIBERTY COMICS is an incredible example of that principle in action,” CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein said. “The Fund is a team effort that only exists because of the efforts of the whole industry –…

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Sandman Reading to Benifit CBLDF

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has announced voice actor Tom Wayland and others will read exceprts from Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman during a fundraiser to benifit the organization. Hosted by the CBLDF and Vertigo, the dramatic reading will be will be held at the Helen Mills Theater in New York City on Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are available for a $50 donation to the CBLDF.  Only 100 tickets are available to this special reading event. About the stories being performed: Three Septembers & A January, originally published in THE SANDMAN #31 / Trade #6 The story…

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Gordon Lee Cases Delayed…Again…

The Gordon Lee case has been delayed again. First it was a broken air conditioner, now the judge has taken ill, and there is no word on when the Rome, Georgia case will proceed. For the record it has been nearly three years since the initial incident where Lee allegedly gave a copy of Alternative Comics to a minor. This is one of the most stupid cases I have ever seen, and there is no reason this case should have been allowed to continue this long. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is helping Lee with the case and think…