Jordie Bellaire, the multiple Eisner Award-winning colorist and writer (Redlands, The Vision) talks to CBLDF about her efforts for free speech! Plus a first-hand look at censorship in Japan with mangaka Takeshi Nogami (Girls und Panzer). CBLDF Defender delivers the latest free speech news and views!
- Issue #1 (one month ago)
"From the creative team behind the best-selling Death of Stalin comes a brand new political dark comedy! Moscow, September 17th, 1904. A crowd, brandishing sticks, stones and rotten vegetables, gathers in front of Moscow's Governor's Palace. They're not happy."
Some people -- and you know who we mean -- were saying that we couldn't possibly go more classic with our tale of the Tremendous Trump. It's all fake news, so sad. We are bringing you the biggest, most beautiful retro-fied edition of the Tangerine Titan's premiere adventure, in all it's yellowed, off-register glory, now with bonus retro ads and sketches! We're doing the right thing, and it's not good for us, believe -- okay, it IS good for us, but it's great for you too! Orange you glad we did it?
- Issue # Full (one month ago)
What if a fascist, autocratic President took over the United States? And what if that President lost California, the sixth largest economy on Earth, by nearly 2-to-1...a margin of almost 3 1/2 million votes? What if the day after that President took power, the largest mass demonstration in history occurred, and the state with the largest turnout was California. And then, the following week, two of the largest international airports in the world, California's LAX and SFO, were blockaded by protesters? What if California refused to be ruled? From the creators of YOUNG TERRORISTS, Matteo Pizzolo (GODKILLER) and Amancay Nahuelpan (CLANDESTINO), comes this tale of resisting oppression, punching Nazis, protecting each other, kicking ass, and demanding liberty for all.
They've been hired to think the Unthinkable. But what happens when the unthinkable actually happens? After 9-11, best-selling author Alan Ripley joins a government think tank consisting of the most imaginative minds in diverse fields. Their job? Think of nightmare scenarios and crippling terrorist attacks so the government can safeguard against them. But what happens when the think tank folds, and the attacks start to happen? From Mark Sable and rising talent Julian Totino Tedesco.
- Issue # TPB (one month ago)
Antarctic Press proudly presents a shining showcase of new, strong female talent, with something unique and wonderful in every issue! On her way to get groceries, Anais is magically transported to a very strange world, where the only way home is to find the items on her shopping list. Meanwhile, Emi discovers new classmate Helen shares her passion for the handheld game Adventure Quest XXI, so they form a party -- both for real and in the game -- questing together in the name of teamwork, friendship, and XP!
Acclaimed creator BRIAN WOOD (The Massive, DMZ, X-Men) and brilliant newcomer MING DOYLE (Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics) bring you MARA, the story of an especially gifted woman in a sports- and war-obsessed future. When she starts manifesting strange superpowers, the world that once embraced her turns against her, and for this young woman who once had it all, it's almost too much to bear. Both an intimate coming-of-age story and an epic superhero drama, MARA takes the genre to new places. Young adult friendly. Perfect for readers of WOOD's Demo, Local, and X-Men work.
- Issue # TPB (2 months ago)
All is not well in the far north. As the Arctic slowly melts, automation increases, and labor costs go through the roof, CEO Claus is under increasing pressure to answer to his stockholders and his lenders. Rebellion is in the air and only Wormwood can potentially come in to help and hopefully not bugger it up too much.
- Issue # Full (2 months ago)
She was abducted by aliens. Now she's the President. She's going to use the power of that office to find out what really happened. But will they let her? Saucer State is the sequel to and the conclusion of the Hugo Award nominated Saucer Country. It's House of Cards does The X-Files. It's a bulletin from the brightest timeline. She will break the world to find who hurt her. And new readers can start here.
When the orange glory fades, it's time for brightest white to shine! Enemies of the state threaten from without and maybe from within, so it's time for the VP to be the MVP and become a VIP, indeed! These Tales of Sus-Pense promise to be a comic book first, a reserved copy second, and a publication third!
- Issue # Full (4 months ago)
Here it is! A brand-new, ongoing bimonthly series from Greg Rucka, the writer of Detective Comics and Eisner-winning creator of Whiteout. Tara Chace goes by many names. You know her as Lily Sharpe, the cool-as-ice British spy from the pages of Whiteout, but the guys on the other end of her rifle don't know her at all until it's too late. Tara is in Kosovo to take out several key political figures. She has no backup and no aid, and once the assassination is complete, she's on her own to get out of the hotbed she's in the dead center of.
Fighting for Unity! G. Willow Wilson talks about how Ms. Marvel became an icon of activism and inclusion in the battle against intolerance. Celebrate Women's History Month with the ladies who fought censorship! Plus, frontline insight from the trenches of 2017's censorship battles. Every issue of CBLDF Defender supports your right to read and sell comics!
Wormwood has been gone for some time. Too long, if you ask his old friends. They’re determined to track him down, no matter what dimension he’s buggered off to. You see, a special agent from the U.S. government has asked for Wormwood’s help, and things are about to get political...
Cerebus rides into a town in the early dawn. Following a skirmish in a tavern he's recruited by a couple of thieves. In exchange for a pouch of gold, Cerebus helps two thieves try to steal the Flame Jewel, whose owner is a powerful wizard.
An America sundered. An America enraged. An America terrified. An America shattered by greed and racism, violence and fear, nihilism and tragedy...and that's when everything really goes to hell.
The latest collection of Berkeley Breathed’s recently revived Bloom County comic strip features ALL-NEW strips from 2016 and 2017, that have NEVER appeared in print before (never ever!!). These newly-minted masterpieces present the continuing adventures of Opus, Bill the Cat, Steve Dallas, and the rest of the delightful denizens of Bloom County and heaven knows how we survived all those years without you!
- Issue # TPB (5 months ago)
Before he was a name on special agent Dave Kujan's wall, Keyser Soze was a watchword in the criminal underworld, the ultimate boogeyman. In this prequel to the hit film The Usual Suspects, set against the backdrop of the Iran-Contra hearings, find out how Soze earned his reputation and how he first came to the attention of the U.S. Government.
There's something up there. As newly elected President Stephen Blades reads the letter left for him in the Oval Office by his predecessor, he learns this stunning secret: seven years earlier, NASA discovered an alien construction project in the asteroid belt. A crew of heroic astronauts was sent to investigate, and they're nearing the conclusion of their epic journey. Don't miss the first chapter in this thrilling tale of real-world space travel, intrigue, and secret histories!
IT'S HERE! The comic that blazed through Kickstarter during Black History Month 2016. In a world that already hates and fears them -- what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it's safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free.
Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson comes to comics! The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they’ve destroyed and harness the power of humanity’s last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.