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RETAILERS: CBLDF Defender #6, Featuring NOELLE STEVENSON, FOCs Today!

May 23, 2016
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RETAILERS: CBLDF Defender #6, Featuring NOELLE STEVENSON, FOCs Today!

Look behind the scenes of the runaway hits Lumberjanes and Nimona with an in-depth interview with Noelle Stevenson! CBLDF talks to Noelle and more in the latest issue of CBLDF Defender, out June 15, 2016. Retailers, FOC is today (APR161497), so now’s the time to stock up on this issue! Cartoonists are behind bars for making comics — CBLDF examines their plight. Plus a preview of our…

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Utah Responds to Brewvies Deadpool Lawsuit

May 20, 2016
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Utah Responds to Brewvies Deadpool Lawsuit

“The statutory regulation does not violate the First Amendment.” So claims the state of Utah in response to the lawsuit that the Brewvies theater in Salt Lake City has brought against the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for trying to enforce the Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Act over showings of Deadpool. The law prohibits the serving of alcohol…

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The Dynamite Comics Essential Garth Ennis Bundle EXPANDS to Benefit CBLDF!

May 18, 2016
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The Dynamite Comics Essential Garth Ennis Bundle EXPANDS to Benefit CBLDF!

  As the world awaits the premiere of the adaptation of Garth Ennis’ seminal Vertigo series, Preacher, on AMC, Dynamite Entertainment again teams with Humble Bundle to offer an essential collection of the acclaimed writer’s work at the publisher. Today, we launch the second week of the bundle by adding more Garth Ennis comics into the…

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Be a Comic Defender with CBLDF in Minneapolis This Weekend!

May 13, 2016
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Be a Comic Defender with CBLDF in Minneapolis This Weekend!

This weekend, CBLDF is taking our fight for the right to read to Minneapolis, Minnesota, for MSP ComiCon! Saturday and Sunday, you’ll find us at booth ES6 with signed goodies to support our fight for the First Amendment! In addition to signed book, prints, and more, CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez will be on hand…

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A Rare Opportunity to Take Home a FRANK MILLER Original!

May 13, 2016
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A Rare Opportunity to Take Home a FRANK MILLER Original!

You now have the extremely rare chance to bid on an original piece of art by Frank Miller! In an auction that just launched via ComicLink, the original illustration features Batman, Robin, Joker, and Harley Quinn, and all proceeds from the auction will benefit CBLDF's fight for the right to read!

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CBLDF EXCLUSIVE: Garth Ennis Talks Comics and Censorship!

May 11, 2016
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CBLDF EXCLUSIVE: Garth Ennis Talks Comics and Censorship!

Sure, everyone is eagerly awaiting the debut of the TV adaptation of Garth Ennis’s seminal Vertigo comic, Preacher, on AMC (full disclosure: we’re pretty excited ourselves), but Ennis has a long history of boundary-pushing work in comics. He’s never been one to stifle his creative output, producing some of the most entertaining and subversively complex…

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Dynamite Entertainment and Humble Bundle Offer the Essential Garth Ennis Bundle to Benefit CBLDF!

May 11, 2016
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Dynamite Entertainment and Humble Bundle Offer the Essential Garth Ennis Bundle to Benefit CBLDF!

As the world awaits the premiere of the adaptation of Garth Ennis’ seminal Vertigo series, Preacher, on AMC, Dynamite Entertainment again teams with Humble Bundle to offer an essential collection of the acclaimed writer’s work at the publisher. The promotion, featuring over 130 issues’ worth of trademark Ennis grit, launches today and will run through Wednesday,…

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CBLDF Secures First Victory Against Louisiana’s Online Age-Verification Law

May 6, 2016
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CBLDF Secures First Victory Against Louisiana’s Online Age-Verification Law

CBLDF is among a group of booksellers and publishers who secured a preliminary injunction against a new Louisiana law that requires websites to age-verify every Internet user before providing access to non-obscene material that could be deemed harmful to any minor. Judge Brian A. Jackson of the federal district court in Baton Rouge ruled in Garden District Book Shop,…

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IT’S WAR! Celebrate Captain America: Civil War with CBLDF!

May 5, 2016
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IT’S WAR! Celebrate Captain America: Civil War with CBLDF!

This weekend, we’ll be joining the droves flocking to cinemas to enjoy Captain America: Civil War, and to celebrate, we’re offering a collection of signed Avengers prints and original art on eBay. Whether you’re on Team Cap or Team Iron Man, you’ll find something to decorate your walls, all in support of our work defending the…

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Introducing the First Humble Manga Bundle!

May 4, 2016
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Introducing the First Humble Manga Bundle!

Humble and Kodansha Comics team up for a pay-what-you-want bundle of $177 of digital manga! While manga has appeared in previous book bundles, Kodansha Comics’ new sci-fi and fantasy-themed manga bundle is Humble Bundle’s first entirely manga bundle, bringing series like Attack on Titan, Battle Angel Alita, and Parasyte to customers at a price of their…

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