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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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May the Fourth Be With You in the CBLDF Rewards Zone!

May 4, 2016
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May the Fourth Be With You in the CBLDF Rewards Zone!

Today, we celebrate our favorite space opera and yours — Star Wars — with some amazing signed goodies in the CBLDF Rewards Zone! The force is strong with this assortment of signed and personalized books from Jeffrey Brown, Terry Dodson, Phil Noto, and more! All proceeds benefit CBLDF’s important First Amendment work! VADER DOWN, Signed…

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LAST DAY to Support She Changed Comics on Kickstarter!

April 27, 2016
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LAST DAY to Support She Changed Comics on Kickstarter!

Thanks to the amazing support of nearly 1,400 people, She Changed Comics, CBLDF's history of the women who changed free expression in comics, will become a reality! There's one day left in the campaign, and we have one more stretch goal in our sites: educational companion videos!

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She Changed Comics Adds BPAL Exclusive, Fun Home, Nimona, & More!

April 22, 2016
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There’s less than a week to go on the Kickstarter for She Changed Comics, CBLDF’s history of the women who changed free expression in comics. Thanks to your overwhelming support, we will be able to create this book and more, including education companion guides for middle school, high school, and higher education, a teaching tour, and even…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 16: Black Panther Artist BRIAN STELFREEZE

April 20, 2016
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In this episode, CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez talks with artist Brian Stelfreeze (Day Men), hot off the launch of the what is likely the year’s biggest release: the new Black Panther series with author Ta-Nehisi Coates from Marvel Comics. Topics: Blaxploitation, self-censorship, costume design, and more! In support of our ongoing education work, the Comic Book…

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Tennessee Legislature Trying to Abstain from University Sex Week

April 8, 2016
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Tennessee Legislature Trying to Abstain from University Sex Week

The Tennessee legislature is considering a bill that would violate the free speech rights of students on university campuses around the state, especially with regard to discussions of sexuality. The proposed legislation, HB2248, “prohibits state funds from being expended in support of the office for diversity and inclusion at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,” and…

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ONE WEEK LEFT: Buffy, Angel, & Spike Team Up for a Comics Bundle to Support Charity, Including CBLDF!

April 6, 2016
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ONE WEEK LEFT: Buffy, Angel, & Spike Team Up for a Comics Bundle to Support Charity, Including CBLDF!

Several years ago, Buffy, Angel, and Spike left television behind and found a new home in the pages of comics. Humble Bundle has teamed up with Dark Horse and IDW to assemble those comics into a bundle with Humble Comics Bundle: Buffy, Angel, & Spike. Customers can pay what they want for Angel: Immortality For…

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We’ll See You This Weekend in Seattle for Emerald City Comicon!

April 6, 2016
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We’ll See You This Weekend in Seattle for Emerald City Comicon!

This weekend, CBLDF hits the road again for Emerald City Comicon! We’ll head to the Pacific Northwest for four days of comics fun, April 7-10. You’ll find us at booth #2224, where we’ll have a very limited number of CBLDF-exclusive Black Panther #1 variants, Nameless bookplate editions, and an amazing assortment of exclusive premiums! This weekend is also…

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