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Three Questions with Gail Simone, Tim Seeley, Matt Wagner, & David Walker!

December 19, 2014
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Three Questions with Gail Simone, Tim Seeley, Matt Wagner, & David Walker!

We’re an inquisitive crew here at CBLDF, so we sent some questions to a few of the creators included in the Dynamite Humble MEGA Holidays Bundle. Gail Simone (Red Sonja), Tim Seeley (Hack / Slash), Matt Wagner (Django / Zorro), and David Walker (Shaft) hit us back with some pretty amazing answers… Gail Simone is…

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Humble Bundle & Dynamite Add MORE TITLES to Holiday’s Biggest Comics Bundle!

December 17, 2014
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Humble Bundle is excited to once again be teaming with Dynamite Entertainment after enjoying an incredibly successful partnership this past summer. Dynamite is the gatekeeper to some of comics’ hottest licenses and original properties, and this go-round they will be pulling out all the stops with top tier titles such as Bob’s Burgers, The Twilight…

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Order SPIRIT OF GIVING Gifts Today to Ensure Holiday Delivery!

December 17, 2014
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Order SPIRIT OF GIVING Gifts Today to Ensure Holiday Delivery!

The holiday shipping deadline for CBLDF’s Spirit of Giving Holiday Gift Drive is here! This hand-picked selection of gift bundles featuring signed graphic novels or exclusive premiums supports the Fund’s efforts to protect the freedom to read! To ensure holiday delivery, orders must be placed by TODAY! When you support CBLDF’s Spirit of Giving drive,…

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Order SPIRIT OF GIVING Gifts by December 17 to Ensure Holiday Delivery!

December 15, 2014
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The holiday shipping deadline for CBLDF’s Spirit of Giving Holiday Gift Drive is fast approaching! This hand-picked selection of gift bundles featuring signed graphic novels or exclusive premiums supports the Fund’s efforts to protect the freedom to read! To ensure holiday delivery, orders must be placed by December 17, 2014! When you support CBLDF’s Spirit of…

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Humble Bundle & Dynamite Comics Re-Team for Holiday’s Biggest Comics Bundle, CBLDF Among Beneficiaries!

December 10, 2014
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Humble Bundle is excited to once again be teaming with Dynamite Entertainment after enjoying an incredibly successful partnership this past summer. Dynamite is the gatekeeper to some of comics’ hottest licenses and original properties, and this go-round they will be pulling out all the stops with top tier titles such as Bob’s Burgers, The Twilight…

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TONIGHT: Celebrate the Holidays With CBLDF & MoCCA!

December 10, 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 TONIGHT 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 in the Society’s…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 9: History of the Comics Code Authority Live!

December 8, 2014
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In this episode, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein presents the History of the Comics Code Authority before a live audience at Wondercon 2014 in Anaheim, California. He discusses: Tarzan, Fellini, Johnny Craig, Speedy’s drug use, Wolfmans, Phil Sueling, Elfquests, and more! In support of our ongoing education work, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is…

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Protecting the Right to Read: CBLDF Annual Report 2014

December 2, 2014
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CBLDF’s important work made huge strides in 2014! From leading a comics-focused Banned Books Week and expanding our education program, to fighting the rising tide of censorship in schools and providing legal aid in a wide range of comics-oriented cases, CBLDF’s efforts are more timely than ever. CBLDF works hard to stop censorship in its…

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CBLDF Joins Coalition Protesting Censorship of Health Curriculum

December 1, 2014
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Al Snyder, a gay parent who was the plaintiff in the famous Snyder v. Phelps case of 2011, leads the protest against Fink's demands. (Source: delmarvanow.com)

A community in Delaware is reconsidering a recently adopted health curriculum over the complaints of school board member and local pastor Shaun Fink. Today, CBLDF joined the National Coalition Against Censorship, the ACLU of Delaware, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, ABFFE, ALA-OIF, PEN America, and SCBWI to demand that the school not…

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Giving Thanks for the Right to Read

November 27, 2014
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Giving Thanks for the Right to Read

It’s Thanksgiving, and while CBLDF would prefer to give thanks to the end of censorship entirely, we’re not so lucky. Regardless, we’ve seen several victories for the right to read this year, and we’re happy to include them on our list of things to be thankful for! Let’s take a look at a few of…

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