CBLDF Year In Review Mini-Comic, Layman, & More!

Official Press Release

CBLDF Year In Review!

Go to CBLDF.org to check out what the CBLDF’s been up to in our 2010 Year In Review mini-comic, brought to you by great CBLDF supporting artists! If you’re a CBLDF supporter on our mailing list, a printed copy of this comic is finding its way into your hands, but we’ve also made it available online for everyone to enjoy!  The CBLDF performs the work we talk about in this comic because we’re supported by the donations of people like you, so please consider renewing your membership or making a donation for great premiums in our Rewards Zone!

John Layman Presents The Secrets of Pitching Comics

Find out what it takes to develop a winning pitch for your comics and graphic novel projects! John Layman, best known for creating the Image Comics hit “Chew,” has sat on both sides of the pitching process, as an editor for Wildstorm and as a creator. Join him for this in-depth workshop and q&a to learn the secrets of developing, refining and marketing your idea as a pitch that editors will buy!

Tickets for this event are available for a $50 donation to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and seating is extremely limited. This workshop will be on December 18, from 12 PM to 2 PM at the CBLDF office in New York City. Book your ticket now! Looking for a gift? Get a signed copy of Chew Omnivore Edition v. 1 here!

“Chew” The Fat With John Layman!

Win a rare chance to meet and eat with the creator of the runaway foodie thriller CHEW, published by Image Comics! The winner of this auction will spend an hour in NYC with Layman on December 16 or 17, and will also receive a signed first printing of Chew #1. This auction is open for bids on eBay right now!  Don’t forget to check out our other great eBay auctions while you’re there!

Head over to CBLDF’s eBay store to bid on original Star Trek art by Paul Pope , the original painting of In Reilig Oran by Tony Harris & Neil Gaiman , the cover to Free Speeches by Dave Sim & More!

DEC 16: CBLDF Member Appreciation Holiday Party!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is excited to announce our annual Member Appreciation Holiday Party, commencing December 16th, from 8 pm to 11 pm, at TWINS PUB, at 421 9th Ave (between 33rd St & 34th St)!

Join Paul Pope (Heavy Liquid, BATMAN YEAR 100), who will be spinning records as our DJ for the evening. Joining us from out of town is CHEW Creator John Layman, artist Cliff Chiang (GREENDALE, DC Comics covers), and many more! The party is FREE for CBLDF Members and a $5 and up suggested donation for non-members. A gift bag is provided courtesy of IMAGE COMICS!