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Baltimore Comic-Con 2011 CBLDF: Censorship Then & Now

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Earlier this year the Comics Code Authority closed its doors forever, ending an era of self-censorship where comics were stigmatized in the general culture. Though the threats that brought about the Comics Code are the stuff of history books, real threats to comics are still present in the courts in the United States and abroad. CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein delivers a gripping history of comics censorship from the 50s to today, and talks about life after the Code.

To support the CBLDF you can go to cbldf.org/ to find out how you can support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
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Baltimore Comic-Con 2011
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