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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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UK Prosecution Spotlights Dangers For Manga Readers

October 29, 2014
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UK Prosecution Spotlights Dangers For Manga Readers

Last week, we reported on a disturbing case in the UK, where Robul Hoque, a 39-year-old UK citizen was convicted of possession of child pornography as a result of owning manga-style images and anime. On its face, a successful child pornography prosecution should be praised, but in this case, the man who was arrested and given…

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The Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle Ends Today!

October 29, 2014
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The Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle Ends Today!

The Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle from Dark Horse Comics benefits CBLDF, but you better act fast — in just a few short hours, your chance to name your price for more than $250 worth of digital comics will vanish like Alderaan! We reached out to some of the creators behind theses classic comics and…

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CBLDF Retail Member Drive Ends Today: Join for Exclusive Variant Covers!

October 27, 2014
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CBLDF Retail Member Drive Ends Today: Join for Exclusive Variant Covers!

Every year, Diamond Comic Distributors runs a CBLDF membership drive through Previews. During this drive, CBLDF offers special premiums -- including gorgeous variant covers for some of the hottest first issues -- exclusively for Retailer Members. FOC is here: Diamond's CBLDF retailer membership drive ends today!

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EXCLUSIVE: Comics Creators Talk Star Wars with CBLDF!

October 24, 2014
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EXCLUSIVE: Comics Creators Talk Star Wars with CBLDF!

Last week, Humble Bundle and Dark Horse Comics launched the Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle to benefit CBLDF. We reached out to some of the creators behind theses classic comics and asked three simple questions about Star Wars and free speech. These folks didn’t disappoint with their thoughtful, passionate, and powerful answers. Fans of the…

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Coalition Urges North Carolina High School to Reverse Cancellation of Play

October 23, 2014
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Coalition Urges North Carolina High School to Reverse Cancellation of Play

CBLDF has joined the National Coalition Against Censorship and other advocates to protest the cancellation of a play at Maiden High School in North Carolina. The play, Almost, Maine, drew the ire of local churches because it features a same-sex couple. Principal Rob Bliss cancelled the play, claiming that he did so because of “sexually-explicit overtones…

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That’s No Moon: The Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle Adds Even More Titles!

October 22, 2014
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That’s No Moon: The Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle Adds Even More Titles!

These are the comics you’re looking for! Humble Bundle and Dark Horse Comics have teamed up on the Humble Star Wars Comics Bundle, and today, the Star Wars Comics Bundle universe expands to add four more amazing titles! Fans of the epic sci-fi franchise can pay what they want for up to $250 worth of…

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Banned Books Week in Review: A Google Hangout

October 20, 2014
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Banned Books Week in Review: A Google Hangout

At 12:00 p.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday, October 22, please join the Freedom to Read Foundation and other sponsors of Banned Books Week for a look back at some of the fun, provocative, and engaging events that celebrated our freedom to read! The Google Hangout, an open online event, will be at noon Eastern…

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Idaho School Board Decides Against Prior Consent Policy

October 17, 2014
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Idaho School Board Decides Against Prior Consent Policy

Last week, CBLDF joined a coalition led by the Kids’ Right to Read Project to oppose a proposed parental consent policy that would have been implemented for every assigned book. On Monday, the Teton County, Idaho, school board reviewed the policy and decided not to implement it, a victory for KRRP and its supporters. CBLDF…

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