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Celebrate the Holidays With CBLDF & MoCCA at Society of Illustrators on December 10!

November 25, 2014
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Join Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art for a festive holiday celebration at Society of Illustrators on Wednesday, December 10, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.! Toast a year of outstanding comics with special guests including Paul Pope, Chip Kidd, Bob Fingerman, Gregory Benton, and New York’s finest cartoonists…

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Mingle with Comics Creators at CBLDF’s Holiday Comic Swap!

November 21, 2014
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Kick off the holiday season with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at our Holiday Comic Swap on Wednesday, December 3, at the Owl Farm in Park Slope, Brooklyn!  Creators Dan Goldman (Red Light Properties), Miss Lasko-Gross (Escape From Special), and Benjamin Marra (Blades & Lazers) will be on hand for mingling and sketching! Bring your comics to…

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Help Us Make Banned Books Week Better!

November 19, 2014
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Banned Books Week 2014 may be over, but we are already hard at work planning Banned Books Week 2015. And, we want to make it better than ever! We need your help to make this happen. We have created a short, 15-question survey, and we want to know your thoughts. Your input and feedback will…

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Blank Space Partners with CBLDF for Comics Art Exhibition and Fundraiser

November 18, 2014
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Blank Space, an Oslo visual art house that showcases work from emerging and established visual artists, is joining forces with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in the common goal of reinforcing the idea that comics are a valid form of art. Blank Space will be hosting an exhibition in pursuit of this goal March…

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Challenge to Jodi Picoult Book Struck Down in Pennsylvania

November 14, 2014
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Earlier this week, the Kennett Consolidated School District school board in Pennsylvania protected the freedom to read by voting 7 -1 to keep Jodi Picoult’s Nineteen Minutes on shelves in the high school library. Picoult’s widely-prasied book focuses on a school shooting and the events leading up to the shooting, including date rape and bullying. Nineteen Minutes…

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Diamond Leads Retail Membership Drive to Raise $70,000 for CBLDF!

November 12, 2014
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Diamond Comic Distributors and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) partnered to raise support and membership, resulting in over 440 comic book specialty retailers joining and renewing their memberships, raising a total of $70,750 towards the cause. Throughout the duration of the September 2014 PREVIEWS catalog, retailers were encouraged to join or renew their…

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CBLDF Joins Letter Challenging Kings Canyon’s “Removal First, Review Second” Policy

November 7, 2014
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David Mitchell’s Black Swan Green might have survived a challenge in the King’s Canyon Unified School District, but the way the challenge was handled has many free speech advocates concerned. This week, CBLDF-sponsored Kids Right to Read Project sent a letter to the Kings Canyon School Board to voice those concerns. CBLDF joined KRRP on…

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Humble Horror Book Bundle Ups the Ante to Benefit CBLDF and RAINN!

November 5, 2014
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Humble Horror Book Bundle Ups the Ante to Benefit CBLDF and RAINN!

Halloween may be over, but the folks at Humble Bundle know how to keep folks awake at night: The Humble Horror Books Bundle! The bundle is entering Week 2, and Humble has added some amazing titles to the lineup: We Are All Completely Fine, by Daryl Gregory Angel Omnibus, stories by Joss Whedon, Brett Matthews,…

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CBLDF Bets on Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival This Weekend

October 31, 2014
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CBLDF Bets on Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival This Weekend

This Staurday, November 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., you’ll find CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein at the Clark County Library (1401 E. Flamingo Road) in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he’ll join guests such as Howard Chaykin, Chris Staros and more for the Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival! Brownstein will be at booth #36…

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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with Humble Horror Book Bundle, Benefitting CBLDF!

October 29, 2014
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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with Humble Horror Book Bundle, Benefitting CBLDF!

‘Tis the season for terror in this chilling collection of horror books and comics! Humble Bundle has teamed with several of the leading publishers to kick off the Halloween season right with a variety of the most sought after horror books on the market. Customers can pay what they want while supporting charity and satisfying…

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