Comic News Roundup 12/26/16

Comic News Roundup 12/26/16

TOP STORIES FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016 Details Emerge About Snyder and Capullo’s Batman Reunion Comic Con Coming to Saudi Arabia Rogue One Box Office Update CBLDF Joins Fight Against Censorship in Virginia   Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer, and resident of a real-world Smallville.More Posts Follow Me:

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Comic News Roundup 12/21/16

Comic News Roundup 12/21/16

Valiant Leads Week’s Early Reviews Marvel Hacked Overwatch Comic Banned in Russia Larson to Appear in Infinity War CBLDF Announced FCBD Title Comic News Roundup is a curated selection of news stories related to comic books, comic book films, and other associated media. Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer,…

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CBLDF Announces FCBD Title

CBLDF Announces FCBD Title

The Comic Book Legal Defense fund announced that they will be releasing an free comic to held inform readers and creators about the rights they have with respect to the art form. The book, entitled “Help the CBLDF Defend Comics”, will be included with books from other publishers as a part of 2017’s Free Comic Book Day this May. [OFFICIAL SOLICIT] DEFEND COMICS FCBD 2017 COMIC BOOK LEGAL DEFENSE FUND (W/A) Jeffrey Brown & Various…

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Dynamite Launches Garth Ennis Humble Bundle Benefitting CBLDF

Dynamite Launches Garth Ennis Humble Bundle Benefitting CBLDF

In a world where censorship is a constant threat to the comic book industry, there are few more valiant crusaders in the fight for freedom than the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and now Garth Ennis is lending his strength to theirs. Dynamite Entertainment announced today that they are partnering with Humble Bundle to offer a pay-as-you-can package containing over 130 of Garth Ennis’ work with the publisher, including his seminal series The Boys. Speaking…

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CBLDF Announces Move to Portland

CBLDF Announces Move to Portland

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is one of the only organizations devoted to protecting the people who bring comic book readers the stories and characters they love. Founded in 1986 to “protect the First Amendment Rights of comics creators, publishers, and retailers”, CBLDF has made its home in New York City for over a decade. At the ComicsPRO annual meeting on Friday, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein announced that the organization would be relocating to…

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Dynamite Announces Groupee Bundle to Benefit CBLDF

Dynamite Announces Groupee Bundle to Benefit CBLDF

With the never-ending struggle for comic book creators’ rights in full swing, the men and women who make the magic happen behind the scenes for the comic book industry can use all the help they can get. It’s for this reason that the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) was founded nearly thirty years ago. While stories such as what continues to happen to Gerry Conway may dominate the blogosphere’s news cycle, there are those…

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Image Announces ELEPHANTMEN One-Shot to Support CBLDF

Image Announces ELEPHANTMEN One-Shot to Support CBLDF

Berkeley-based independent comic book publisher Image Comics has announced that the will publish a one-shot collection of Elephantmen comic strips, with all proceeds being directed toward the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. The CBLDF was founded in 1986 to “[defend] individuals whose First Amendment rights are threatened for making, selling, or even reading comic books.” Image, like many publishers, offers specials on a regular basis to support the CBLDF. For more information on CBLDF, we recommend…

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Valiant Comics And CBLDF Exclusive Tony Millionaire Quantum and Woody Cover

Valiant Comics And CBLDF Exclusive Tony Millionaire Quantum and Woody Cover

[ FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Valiant is proud to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) with the Quantum and Woody #1 Liberty Variant with a cover by Eisner Award-winning cartoonist and underground icon Tony Millionaire – debuting this July exclusively at Comic Con International in San Diego, California! Following on the heels of the release of Quantum and Woody #1 on July 10th, this Valiant/CBLDF collaboration is notably the first convention variant…

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Dark Horse Comics and CBLDF Release Definitive Manga Guide

Dark Horse Comics and CBLDF Release Definitive Manga Guide

[FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] JUNE 26 (New York, NY)—This summer, Dark Horse is proud to publish CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices, an authoritative yet accessible handbook designed to help librarians, educators, and parents navigate the vast and popular field of manga. Prepared by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the freedom to read, CBLDF Presents Manga provides what you really need to know about manga…

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