Events: If you want to help the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund AND learn about comic book promotion from Our Love is Real writer Sam Humphries and our own Andy Khouri, pick up a ticket for the Comics College master session at Los Angeles' Meltdown Comics. Class begins Se
There are a number of outlets to support the comic book community's first line of defense against censorship, but at $3.50 a pack, Cryptozoic Entertainment's Liberty trading cards might be one of the easiest ways to raise money for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Arriving in stores this Tuesday, September 13, each pack of five cards (and one nine-card chase set) dra
As reported last week, comics owned by cartoonist Tom Neely and Sparkplug publisher Dylan Williams were confiscated by authorities at the Canadian border as potentially obscene material while they traveled together to the Toronto Comics Art Festival (TCAF). We spoke with Neely and CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein and combed through Canadian customs documentation to get the details on how this happe
Agents of the Canadian Border Services confiscated last weekend a number of independently produced comic books en route to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. Copies of the graphic novella Young Lions by Blaise Larmee and an anthology called Black Eye 1: Graphic Transmissions to Cause Ocular Hypertension were seized from artist Tom Neely and small press publisher Dylan Williams at the border in Buffalo, New York, and if Canada's Prohibited Importations Unit deems the material obscene, the comics will be destroyed.Published by Rotland Press as part of a crowd-sourced Kickstarer fundraising project, Black Eye is an
Industry: The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has announced its new 2011 Membership Premium Program, which includes tiered premiums for joining.
Interviews: Gareb Shamus talks to ICv2 about the end of the Wizard and ToyFare magazines and the company's plans for the future.
Manga: Eiichiro Oda's One Piece manga continues to sell like