Criminal charges have been dropped against for Ryan Matheson, a 27-year-old comic book fan previously known as "Brandon X" who had been accused of possessing child pornography for carrying manga images into Canada that authorities found objectionable. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund announced today that the criminal charges were withdrawn as part of a plea deal that allowed Ma
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund began its 2012 membership drive, in earnest today, offering various rewards and incentives to those who pledge support the free speech non-profit dedicated to protecting the comic book industry from censorship. The initiative is led by a new membership card illustrated by ComicsAlliance favorite Cliff Chian
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit group that defends free speech rights in comics, needs to raise over $100,000 by October to contribute to the legal fees of an American facing a minimum year in prison for possessing "obscene" comics at the Canadian border, and for educational development to help prevent the challenges to comics material that librarians and retailers often face.
If you're not a member consider becoming one, but if you're willing to make a
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