The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund sent over information on their plans for this weekend's New York Comic Con. They're holding a welcome party Thursday night and "Masters Classes" with big-name creators all throughout the weekend. They're also offering offering exclusive prints from Terry Moore, Dustin Nguyen and Peter Kuper (above):
New York Comic Con Welcome Party!
Kick Off NYCC with the CBLDF!
Join the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in kicking off the 2009 convention season at our New York Comic-Con Welcome Party on Thursday, February 5! Enjoy drinks, free sliders for early arrivals, and door prizes! This party is sponsored by Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics. Admission will be $5 and up for CBLDF members, $10 and up for non-members.
Attending artists will include: Colleen Doran, David Mack, Rantz Hoseley, Dean Haspiel, Mike Cavallero, Nikki Cook, Mahmud Asrar, Brahm Revel and many more!
What: The CBLDF's NYCC Welcome PartyDate: Thursday February 5, 2009Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMLocation: Side BarStreet: 120 E. 15th Street (Near Union Square)City: New York, NYDonation : $5 & up for current CBLDF Members; $10 & up for non-members
NYCC Masters Workshops!
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study under comics masters at New York Comic Con!
The Fund & NYCC have teamed up to create a series of workshops focused on helping young and aspiring creators make the next step in their comics careers! Participating creators include Jim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Terry Moore, Brian Wood, Peter Steigerwald, & Vince Hernandez!
Space in these extraordinary workshops is extremely limited, but still available. Proceeds from the workshops benefit the CBLDF! To reserve your space, visit:this page.
Stop by the CBLDF's table for three exclusive prints to benefit the cause
Dustin Nguyen's "The Adventures of Kozmo and Rerun the Cosmic Dog" Print. 8.5x11in on water color paper. This signed print is limited to 50 pieces, and everyone who purchases it will get a free headsketch on the print at his table in Artist's Alley. All proceeds benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Peter Kuper's "Free Speech" Print. 8.5x11in on water color paper. This signed print is limited to 100 pieces, and all proceeds benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Terry Moore's "Echo" print, from the cover of Issue #6. 11x14 on matte bond paper. This signed print is limited to 100 pieces, and all proceeds benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Peter Kuper's "Free Speech" print is also available to all donors who contribute $25 or more to the Fund before February 8 at http://www.cbldf.com/Donations_s/2.htm