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Neil Gaiman Signing and Selling His Own T-Shirts For The CBLDF


Have you ever wanted to wear the same t-shirts sported by the author who penned American Gods, The Sandman, Coraline? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit U.S. group devoted to protecting free speech in comics, has made this a very attainable goal...

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Comic-Con: Indie Greats Auction Art for Comic Book Legal Defense Fund [Art]


Fans of Best Art Ever (This Week) who'll be joining us in San Diego for Comic-Con International will want to take note of the third annual original artwork auction co-presented by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and retailer Things From Another World...

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U.S. Citizen Charged in Canada for Manga on Laptop, Faces Minimum 1 Year in Prison


After the recent seizure of comics at the Canadian border from creators on their way to the Toronto Comics Art Festival -- and an official advisory from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund on the aggressive searches of comics fans at Canadian customs -- ComicsAlliance posted a series of tips on how to protect yourself when crossing the border into Canada with either printed comics or digital versions of comics on laptops and other devices...

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Why Comics Get Confiscated at the Canadian Border (And How to Protect Yours)


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)...

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Indie Comics Seized by Customs Agents at U.S.-Canada Border


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...

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Neil Gaiman & Jim Lee’s ‘100 Words’ Collaboration Available in DC Comics App


Now available digitally for the first time is 100 Words, a unique collaboration between comic book superstars Neil Gaiman and Jim Lee. Originally created in 2010 for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's Liberty Comics anthology, 100 Words is a poem about death written by Gaiman with pencil-and-whiteout illustrations by Lee...

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‘Transmetropolitan’ Art Book to Support Comic Book Legal Defense Fund


Created by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan took a vivid look into a possible (maybe likely?) future where excess and depravity and technology and convenience converged with paradoxically beautiful and wretched results for humanity and politics, as seen through the eyes of outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem...

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The CBLDF Auctions Periscope Studios’ Take on Margaret Atwood’s Twitter Superheroes


Year of the Flood author Margaret Atwood surprised us all a few months back when she illustrated charming superheroic versions of two of her Twitter following fans, @kidney_boy and friend @DrSnit. Atwood's friendly gesture drew the attention of Steve Lieber, Ron Randall, Cat Farris, Ben Dewey, and Natalie Nourigat of Periscope Studios, who joined the fray with their own unique takes on the Twitter-born characters...

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MONSTERS Project: Dean Haspiel Draws Frankenstein for the CBLDF


The MONSTERS Project continues with a piece of original art by artist and Emmy winner Dean Haspiel, who has previously lent his drawing hand to American Splendor, the webcomic collective Act-i-Vate, and the recent Vertigo graphic novel Cuba: My Revolution...

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ComicsAlliance and CBLDF Invite Artists to Join the Monsters Project


We're strong supporters of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and their mission to defend First Amendment rights comics here at ComicsAlliance, which is why we're happy to announce that ComicsAlliance is joining forces with the CBLDF for The Monsters Project, a month-long art exhibit and benefit auction showcasing the spooky, scary, and creepy best from comics brightest art stars...

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