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Second Week of Humble Bookperk Bundle Adds Amazing Titles

August 27, 2014
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Second Week of Humble Bookperk Bundle Adds Amazing Titles

HarperCollins Publishers has partnered with Humble Bundle to launch the Humble Bookperk Bundle, featuring a collection of award-winning sci-fi novels as well as other works by bestselling HarperCollins authors. Today, we’re delighted to announce that three amazing titles have been added to the bundle! For the next week, customers can name their price for the…

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Dark Horse Offers CBLDF Variant For Fred Van Lente’s Resurrectionists!

August 26, 2014
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Dark Horse Offers CBLDF Variant For Fred Van Lente’s Resurrectionists!

On the eve of solicitation of the highly anticipated new ongoing series from Fred Van Lente (Conan the Avenger, Archer & Armstrong) and artists Maurizio Rosenzweig (Clown Fatale) and Moreno Dinisio (Dead Body Road) comes news of a second cover of the first issue, created for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! In addition to…

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HarperCollins Launches the Humble Bookperk Bundle, CBLDF Among Beneficiaries

August 20, 2014
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HarperCollins Launches the Humble Bookperk Bundle, CBLDF Among Beneficiaries

HarperCollins Publishers has partnered with Humble Bundle to launch the Humble Bookperk Bundle, featuring a collection of award-winning sci-fi novels as well as other works by bestselling HarperCollins authors. For a period of two weeks, beginning today, customers can name their price for the titles included in this bundle and choose to contribute all or…

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Dynamite Entertainment Launches New DRM-Free Digital Comics Program; New Digital Initiative Benefits Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

August 20, 2014
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Dynamite Entertainment Launches New DRM-Free Digital Comics Program; New Digital Initiative Benefits Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Dynamite Entertainment is excited to announce the debut of its brand new digital comic program featuring DRM-free comics. Launching initially with comics available in PDF file format, the initiative makes a selection of its most popular and celebrated titles ready for download today directly by consumers. The sale of DRM-free digital comics coincides with the…

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Library Professional and Sequential Tart Founding Member Katherine Keller Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

August 18, 2014
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Library Professional and Sequential Tart Founding Member Katherine Keller Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is pleased to welcome Katherine Keller as the newest member of the organization’s Board of Directors. Keller joins Larry Marder, President; Milton Griepp, Vice President; Jeff Abraham, Treasurer; Dale Cendali, Secretary; Jennifer L. Holm; Paul Levitz; Andrew McIntire; Jeff Smith; and Chris Powell in overseeing the organization’s important work…

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Quantum & Woody Art Jam Auction Ends Today!

August 14, 2014
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Quantum & Woody Art Jam Auction Ends Today!

This past June, worlds collided in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a dazzling variety of Quantum & Woody artists descended on Heroes Con, found our booth, and began drawing on a blank pad of paper. Today is your last chance to take this amazing Quantum & Woody art jam piece home! The eBay auction ends at 1:00…

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More BOOM! For Your Buck In Latest Humble Bundle Update

August 13, 2014
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More BOOM! For Your Buck In Latest Humble Bundle Update

Award-winning comic book and graphic novel publisher BOOM! Studios is proud to announce the addition of four more titles to the Humble BOOM! Bundle, which enters its second week today. The initiative allows fans to pay what they want to download DRM-free digital copies of BOOM! titles while supporting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund…

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In Defense of Smoking Scarecrows

August 11, 2014
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In Defense of Smoking Scarecrows

Last week, we reported on the controversy that erupted over Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Scarecrows’ Wedding, which depicts a smoking scarecrow. Donaldson and Scheffler are also the creative force behind The Gruffalo, one of the most beloved children’s series in the United Kingdom and a series that has found a significant following here…

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Brunswick County Superintendent Stands Behind Part-Time Indian

August 8, 2014
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Brunswick County Superintendent Stands Behind Part-Time Indian

This week, Superintendent Edward Pruden released a letter that he sent to Frances Wood, the woman who is leading a campaign against Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian in Brunswick County, North Carolina. In the letter, Pruden tells Wood that he stands by the decision of the Cedar Grove Middle School…

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CBLDF Executive Director to Speak About the Comics Code at London’s Orbital Comics

August 8, 2014
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CBLDF Executive Director to Speak About the Comics Code at London’s Orbital Comics

Next week, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein takes the fight for the freedom to read to London, where he’ll speak at the British Library on August 17. At 7:30 p.m. on August 14, he’ll join comics fans at Orbital Comics to speak about the history of the comics code. From the event page: Legacy of…

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