Archie Comics has joined the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund as a corporate member, the organization announced.  The membership will help support the CBLDF in its work to provide legal and educational resources to protect the freedom to read comics.

Archie co-President Alex Segura explained the move.  "CBLDF’s commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the comics medium in all of its diversity helped make the medium what it is today," he said.  "Archie Comics is proud to support the organization’s valuable work."

CBLDF Executive Director welcomed Archie to the organization.  "The team at Archie Comics are doing innovative work that's connecting with the next generation of readers," he said.  "We're excited to have their support for our work to guarantee that everyone enjoys the freedom to read, create, and teach comics."