The Beat endorses the CBLDF — the freedom you save may be your own. Clothe yourself, smell good, bid on some great art and then hang out at one of the best parties Comic-Con has to offer.


The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund kicks off its 25th Anniversary festivities at the San Diego Comic-Con this week with brand new premiums, an amazing welcome party, 7 Live Art events, and a huge auction! Come visit us at booth 1920 and read on for all the huge happenings the CBLDF has in store for you!

SDCC Premiere: All New John Cassaday & Matt Wagner T-Shirts from Graphitti Designs!

Graphitti Designs, the master purveyors of pop-culture apparel are supporting the Fund with the launch of two brand-new CBLDF benefit tees!
First up is John Cassaday, whose Uncle Sam design makes a powerful statement about the fight to defend Free Speech! Then Matt Wagner delivers an incredible new image of Grendel leaping into action!
Graphitti Designs is the standard bearer for high quality comics and pop culture t-shirts, and the CBLDF is thrilled to be join forces with them to deliver our supporters these amazing new shirts!

SDCC Premiere: BPAL & J. Gonzo K.O. Censorship With New Luchadore Inspired Print & Fragrance Set!

It’s a tag team for free speech when Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and J. Gonzo team up to benefit the CBLDF with an incredible new Luchadore inspired print & fragrance set celebrating the launch of J. Gonzo’s amazing new series La Mano del Destino!
It’s a battle of titans with the First Amendment at stake! In this corner: La Mano del Destino, fighting for your freedom of speech! His opponent, El Nuevo Puritano, bringing the wicked wrath of moral panic and outrageous censorship into the ring!
BPAL has created a fragrance for each combatant, available for a donation of $25 each. J. Gonzo’s CBLDF-exclusive print is available for a $20 donation.


CBLDF’s 25th Anniversary Comic-Con Welcome Party!

On Thursday night, come celebrate Comic-Con and the CBLDF’s 25 years of defending comics at the CBLDF 25th Anniversary Welcome Party! Image Comics and Threadless are pulling out all the stops for this year’s party with an astonishing gift bag for the first 200 attendees, stunning raffle gifts, and the launch of the new Threadless Comics Tee: Noir!