2017 CBLDF Gift Guide!

November 27, 2017
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As a holiday service to you, our appreciated donors and supporters, the CBLDF staff has compiled a list of the coolest, newest, and most special items from our Rewards Zone to thank you for your holiday donations. These are items that would make great gifts for friends or family. Or, maybe just treat yourself. Why not? You deserve it!

These are broken down into suggestions by interest, genre, and type, so take a scroll and see if we can help you find something perfect…

ESPECIALLY COOL

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These are books for the connoisseur, the super-fan, and the dedicated collector. From an extremely limited CBLDF exclusive hardcover edition of the classic Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown to a very rare double-signed Steven Universe art book, this is a list for people who appreciate a well-curated library.

JACK KIRBY’S CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN CBLDF EDITION HC

BERNIE WRIGHTSON ARTIFACT EDITION, signed by Bernie Wrightson

ABSOLUTE BATMAN YEAR ONE, signed by Frank Miller

ART OF JOCK, signed by Jock

ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN OMNIBUS, signed by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz

LEAD POISONING, signed by Geoff Darrow

MY FRIEND DAHMER, signed and sketched by Derf Backderf

PAPER GIRLS Volume One HC, signed by Brian K. Vaughan

STEVEN UNIVERSE: ART AND ORIGINS Slipcase Edition, signed by Rebecca Sugar and Chris McDonnell

SUPERHERO SUPERSTARS

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It is safe to say that superheroes have taken over the worlds of film and television, but comics is where they were born, and there’s still an amazing assortment of great “capes and tights” books out there.  Here’s a few of the most popular from the past few years…

ABSOLUTE WONDER WOMAN, signed and sketched by Cliff Chiang

WONDER WOMAN Volume One, signed by Cliff Chiang

BATMAN: COURT OF OWLS Volume One HC, signed by Scott Snyder

BATMAN: COURT OF OWLS Volume One HC, signed by Scott Snyder

THE DARK KNIGHT SAGA, signed by Frank Miller

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Volume One, signed by Dan Slott

DC REBIRTH Omnibus, signed by Geoff Johns

MS. MARVEL Volume One HC, signed by G. Willow Wilson

MS. MARVEL Omnibus, signed by G. Willow Wilson

BATMAN: YEAR 100, signed by Paul Pope

BATGIRL OF BURNSIDE HC, signed and sketched by Babs Tarr

WONDER WOMAN BY GREG RUCKA, signed by Greg Rucka

WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE, signed by Yanick Paquette

INTERESTING AND INDEPENDENT

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A few of the best recent graphic novels from the universe of literary, independent, and art comics. This includes My Favorite Thing is Monsters, one of the biggest hits of the year, and some of the most popular collections from longstanding corporate member Image Comics.

MY FAVORITE THING IS MONSTERS, signed by Emil Ferris

COMPLETE PHONOGRAM, signed by Kieron Gillen

BLACK HOLE, signed by Charles Burns

EAST OF WEST: YEAR ONE Deluxe Edition, signed by Jonathan Hickman

HIP HOP FAMILY TREE Volume Three, signed by Ed Piskor

LAST LOOK, signed by Charles Burns

MANHATTAN PROJECTS, signed and sketched by Nick Pitarra

MEGAHEX, signed and sketched by Simon Hanselmann

MEGG AND MOGG IN AMSTERDAM, signed and sketched by Simon Hanselmann

MY PRETTY VAMPIRE, signed by Katie Skelly

NAMELESS Deluxe Edition, signed by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham

TOKYO GHOST Deluxe Edition, signed by Rick Remender

ONE MORE YEAR, signed and sketched by Simon Hanselmann

PAPER GIRLS Deluxe Edition Volume One, signed by Brian K. Vaughan

PAPER GIRLS Volume One, signed by Cliff Chiang

SAGA Deluxe Edition Volume One, signed by Brian K. Vaughan

SAGA Deluxe Edition Volume Two, signed by Brian K. Vaughan

THE GODDAMNED Volume One HC, signed by Jason Aaron

THE OTHER SIDE Special Edition HC, signed by Jason Aaron and Cameron Stewart

THE GOON Library Edition Volume One, signed by Eric Powell

WUVABLE OAF volume One, signed by Ed Luce

WUVABLE OAF: BLOOD AND METAL, signed and sketched by Ed Luce

THE WALKING DEAD Volume One HC, signed by Charlie Adlard

THE WALKING DEAD: RISE OF THE GOVERNOR Slipcase Edition, signed by Robert Kirkman

THE WICKED AND DIVINE YEAR ONE HC, signed by Kieron Gillen

THE WICKED AND DIVINE YEAR TWO HC, signed by Kieron Gillen

NEIL GAIMAN

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Aside from being a best-selling superstar novelist and one of the most popular writers and speakers of the modern literary age, Neil Gaiman is a man who revolutionized comics, and he is a long-time supporter (and Advisory Board co-chair) of CBLDF. Here’s a selection of some his newest releases and greatest hits, all signed by the man himself…

DEATH, Deluxe Edition

DEATH, Absolute Edition

 THE DC UNIVERSE OF NEIL GAIMAN Deluxe Edition

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK

MIDNIGHT DAYS

NEVERWHERE, Illustrated Edition

SANDMAN: OVERTURE, Deluxe Edition

SANDMAN OMNIBUS, Volume One

FRANK MILLER

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Another former Board Member (and current Advisory Board member), Frank Miller has changed the face of comics multiple times in one career. A long-time supporter of free expression and CBLDF, these are some of Mr. Miller’s most popular works, signed by the creator…

SIN CITY: THE HARD GOODBYE

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DARK KNIGHT SAGA: Deluxe Edition

DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE

ABSOLUTE BATMAN: YEAR ONE

DAREDEVIL Omnibus

DAREDEVIL Omnibus Companion

BATMAN: YEAR ONE

BATMAN: YEAR ONE, signed by David Mazzuchelli

ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN Omnibus, signed by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz

RONIN Deluxe Edition

KIDS AND YOUNG ADULTS

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There are more great comics than ever for kids and teens – it’s one of the fastest growing formats in bookstores and in our Rewards Zone! This selection includes old favorites like Bone (by CBLDF Board Member Jeff Smith), and Eric Shanower and Skottie Young’s OZ adaptations, as well as new classics, like Castle in the Stars (newly imported from France) and Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang…

THE MUPPETS Omnibus, signed by Roger Langridge

AMERICAN BORN CHINESE, signed by Gene Yang

CASTLE IN THE STARS HC, signed by Alex Alice

BONE One Volume Edition, signed by Jeff Smith

LUCY AND ANDY NEANDERTHAL Volume One, signed by Jeffrey Brown

MOUSE GUARD: FALL 1152, signed and sketched by David Petersen

LUMBERJANES Volume One HC, signed by Noelle Stevenson

THIS ONE SUMMER, signed by Mariko Tamaki

The OZ Omnibus, signed by Skottie Young

SECRET CODERS Volume One, signed by Gene Luen Yang

USAGI YOJIMBO: SENSO, signed by Stan Sakai

COMICS CLASSICS

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These are great gift ideas for the long-time fan. A few classic stories, and a massive retrospective of DC Comics…

75 YEARS OF DC COMICS, signed by Paul Levitz

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS Deluxe Edition HC, signed by Marv Wolfman

GROO FRIENDS AND FOES HC, signed by Sergio Aragones

ABSOLUTE BATMAN: YEAR ONE, signed by Frank Miller 

CBLDF GEAR

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CBLDF also has amazing apparel and publications for the comics fan in your life! We have a new t-shirt by cartoonist Simon Hanselman, and of course, CBLDF Memberships make great gifts, with all the premiums that come with joining…

“ART MIGHT UPSET YOU” shirt by Simon Hanselman

SHE CHANGED COMICS Softcover

CBLDF Sticker Pack

CBLDF Annual Membership

We also have a selection of items available with personalization by comics biggest creators! Find out more about our Spirit of Giving campaign here. Act fast — orders for personalization are due December 4! 

Don’t miss out on these great items and more — visit the CBLDF Rewards Zone today! All proceeds benefit CBLDF’s important First Amendment work!

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