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DEADPOOL: Celebrate the Freedom to Read with the Merc With a Mouth!

February 10, 2016
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The Deadpool movie hits theaters this Friday (but not in China!) in all his foul-mouthed glory, and CBLDF is ready to celebrate the freedom of speech with a special Rewards Zone collection featuring the Merc with a Mouth! Running the gamut of Deadpool’s comics appearances, you’ll find books signed by Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld or artist…

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Dynamite Entertainment and Humble Pack Newest Bundle With the Biggest Names in Fiction for Charity, Including CBLDF!

February 10, 2016
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Dynamite Entertainment and Humble Pack Newest Bundle With the Biggest Names in Fiction for Charity, Including CBLDF!

Dynamite Entertainment again partners with Humble Bundle for one of the most jam-packed collections of comics and prose yet! This latest offering features some of the biggest authors in the publisher’s catalog, giving readers approximately $250 in content for a fraction of the cover price for fans to pay what YOU want for each bundle, and introduce…

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Deadline Approaching: Legal Writing Competition for Excellence in Comic Book Scholarship

February 9, 2016
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Deadline Approaching: Legal Writing Competition for Excellence in Comic Book Scholarship

Are you a current U.S. law student looking for a chance to go to Comic-Con? CBLDF’s Writing Competition for Excellence in Comic Book Scholarship is your chance, but you need to act soon — deadline for entry is 2/29! The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to present its inaugural writing contest, the CBLDF Writing Competition…

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Retailers: The 2016 FCBD Edition of Defend Comics FOCs Today!

February 8, 2016
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Retailers: The 2016 FCBD Edition of Defend Comics FOCs Today!

Each year, Free Comic Book Day celebrates comics at stores around the country, and CBLDF is part of the action with Defend Comics. Retailers, orders are due today, so don’t forget to include oodles of this all-ages romp in your Diamond orders (order code JAN160021)! An all-star, all-ages spectacular featuring the greatest in kid’s comics, the 2016 edition…

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Oni Press Joins the Fight for Free Speech As CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member!

February 4, 2016
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Oni Press Joins the Fight for Free Speech As CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to welcome Oni Press, Portland, Oregon’s premiere independent comic book publisher, as the organization’s newest corporate member! Building on a long history of support for the organization, Oni Press joins CBLDF with a renewed dedication to creators’ right to free expression. “We are incredibly proud to formalize…

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CBLDF Presents: WILL EISNER’S Personal Library Collection Auction!

January 28, 2016
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Will Eisner wasn’t just the godfather of comics, a creative force who changed the face of modern comics — he was also a staunch advocate for the freedom of expression. In celebration of Eisner’s indomitable talent and advocacy, CBLDF is delighted to offer up for auction books from Eisner’s own personal collection! All books in…

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Cartoonists Use Social Media to Show Solidarity with Censored Saudi Cartoonist

January 22, 2016
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Cartoonists Use Social Media to Show Solidarity with Censored Saudi Cartoonist

When Saudi cartoonist Abdullah Jaber seemingly disappeared for ten days, many feared the worst. Had he been abducted? Was he harmed for a cartoon critical of his government? When Jaber reemerged on Twitter, his message was simple — and disturbing — he was fine but Saudi authorities had banned his work from publication. Well-known for cartoons critical of…

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Celebrate MLK’s Legacy with Comics

January 18, 2016
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Celebrate MLK’s Legacy with Comics

As we recognize Martin Luther King, Jr., and celebrate his legacy today, one way we can explore his contributions to civil rights is by reading comics. Whether you’re a comics fan looking for a way to learn more about Dr. King or a teacher looking for books to use in your classroom, there are graphic novels that…

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Another Complaint Filed Against Ecuadoran Cartoonist Bonil

January 15, 2016
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Another Complaint Filed Against Ecuadoran Cartoonist Bonil

A complaint has been filed in Ecuador against cartoonist Javier Bonilla (aka Boni) and the newspaper that published his work, El Universo, for “discrimination, sexism, and transphobia.” At issue is a cartoon drawn by Bonil that El Universo ran on December 28, 2015. The cartoon features two women, one of whom is pregnant. When asked whether…

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CBLDF Announces 2016 Membership Incentives, Featuring Art by CRAIG THOMPSON!

January 12, 2016
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CBLDF's work defending the right to read is more important than ever. But we can’t do it without your support! When you join CBLDF in 2016, we’ll thank you with the best incentives in the free speech community, including member exclusives with stunning art by acclaimed cartoonist Craig Thompson!

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