CBLDF’s Holiday Events & Incentives!

Official Press Release

This Thursday: CBLDF Member Appreciation Holiday Party in NYC!

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!

Come out to mix and mingle with other CBLDF members and rub shoulders with the best of the NYC Comics community as the CBLDF thanks you for supporting our work in 2010!

Come for mirth and merriment, check out live art, and get some last minute shopping done with some of the CBLDF’s incomparable selection of signed graphic novels!

Come join us as we celebrate another year fighting the good fight for Free Expression and raise a toast to the members who make it possible!

December 16th
8 pm to 11 pm
TWINS PUB, second floor
421 9th Ave (between 33rd St & 34th St).

CBLDF’s Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays have arrived, and the CBLDF is here to help! Make your comics gifts the most special ones under the tree by ordering one of the CBLDF’s signed Donation Rewards! You’ll have the satisfaction of giving a unique gift and supporting the Fund’s very important First Amendment legal work.

Click the link for recommendations for all kinds of fans, including our top Kid-Friendly, Heroic, Otherworldly, and Indy picks!  Highlights include a rare cache of signed & numbered Moebius hardcovers from the 1980s; Signed GNs from Neil Gaiman, Geoff Johns, and Frank Miller; The Complete Scott Pilgrim and much more! Order by December 17 for Domestic Holiday Shipping!

This Saturday: John Layman Presents The Secrets of Pitching Comics!

ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT! 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!