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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

September 23, 2014
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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

What better way to celebrate the freedom to read than to use graphic novels in classrooms! CBLDF is delighted to have two resources to help you guide classroom discussions: Using Graphic Novels in Education and the CBLDF Discussion Guides! The list below includes all of the titles we’ve covered so far, but we add two…

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TODAY: Copyright Versus Creativity! Tales from the Comic Book Crack Down!

September 23, 2014
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TODAY: Copyright Versus Creativity! Tales from the Comic Book Crack Down!

Today, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein will be talking about copyright and censorship in NYC! On the West Coast, CBLDF is so-sponsoring a special performance by Captured Aural Phantasy Theater! Several folks reached out to CBLDF to tell us about their events, and you can check them out below. Today, there are events in Louisiana,…

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22 Banned and Challenged Comics

September 22, 2014
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22 Banned and Challenged Comics

Amazing Spider-Man: Revelations by J. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr., and Scott Hanna According to one parent, Amazing Spider-Man: Revelations by J. Michael Straczynski, John Romita, Jr., and Scott Hanna catered to the prurient interest of her 6-year-old son, so she went straight to a local ABC affiliate to make her concerns known. Fortunately, level…

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TODAY: CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off Party and More!

September 22, 2014
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TODAY: CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off Party and More!

Banned Books Week is here! This year, Banned Books Week focuses on comics and graphic novels. CBLDF is literally travelling across the country to defend comics, and there are events nation-wide! Today, you can join CBLDF for the official BBW kick-off party in New York City! Several folks reached out to CBLDF to tell us…

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Banned Books Week Events Around the Country!

September 19, 2014
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Banned Books Week Events Around the Country!

Banned Books Week starts this Sunday, and libraries, schools, and retailers around the country are sponsoring events to celebrate the freedom to read. This year, Banned Books Week focuses on comics and graphic novels. CBLDF is literally travelling across the country to defend comics, and there are events nation-wide! Several folks reached out to CBLDF…

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CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein to Talk Banned Comics on Project Censored Today!

September 19, 2014
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CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein to Talk Banned Comics on Project Censored Today!

Project Censored is one of the sponsors of Banned Books Week, and to celebrate the freedom to read, they’ll be talking to CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein today about Banned Books Week, comics books, and censorship. You can tune in online or via 94.1 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area at 1:00 p.m. PDT…

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CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Tour!

September 18, 2014
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CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Tour!

Banned Books Week launches this Sunday, September 21, and CBLDF has events planned coast to coast all week to celebrate the freedom to read! From New York City to California, CBLDF will spend the week celebrating comics and graphic novels with parties, talks, and more! CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off! Monday, September 22 • 6:00…

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Presenting the Humble Valiant Bundle: A Massive Digital Collection Benefiting CBLDF, Hero Initiative, and Doctors Without Borders

September 17, 2014
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Presenting the Humble Valiant Bundle: A Massive Digital Collection Benefiting CBLDF, Hero Initiative, and Doctors Without Borders

Pay what you want for Valiant’s ultimate digital comic collection of your favorite titles and characters, while supporting charities that make truly heroic differences around the world. Humble Bundle and award-winning comic book publisher Valiant Entertainment are proud to present the Humble Valiant Bundle – the ultimate digital comics collection featuring more than 120 issues…

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Dynamite Digital Adds Bitcoin Option, 10% Goes to CBLDF!

September 17, 2014
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Dynamite Digital Adds Bitcoin Option, 10% Goes to CBLDF!

Dynamite Entertainment is excited to announce the addition of Bitcoin as an accepted form of payment at http://dynamite.com/digital/, the company’s recently-launched digital store for DRM-Free digital comics. The Bitcoin payment system joins existing payment options that include Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. Fans who wish to make purchases through Dynamite Digital using Bitcoin…

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Retail Orders for CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 Due TODAY!

September 15, 2014
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Retail Orders for CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 Due TODAY!

Retailers: Today is the last day to place orders for CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014! To get you — and fans of the right to read everywhere — ready for this all-ages event, we’re delighted to share a video with CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 contributors Marc Guggenheim, Janet Lee, Jeremy Lambert, Amy Chu, Shannon Wheeler, Declan…

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