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Celebrate Banned Books Week with the Virtual Read-Out

August 17, 2011
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Celebrate Banned Books Week with the Virtual Read-Out

Banned Books Week takes place September 24 through October 1. In celebration of Banned Books Week, book lovers around the country are encouraged to make a YouTube video of themselves reading a banned book. From the School Library Journal: Librarians, bookstores, and others celebrating the freedom to read from September 21 to October 1 are…

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FIGHT FOR YOUR FREEDOM!

August 8, 2011
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FIGHT FOR YOUR FREEDOM!

Support CBLDF With The Industry's Greatest Creators in CBLDF LIBERTY ANNUAL 2011 from Image Comics! United We Stand Against Censorship! That's the message from Image Comics, over two dozen of the industry's greatest creators, and our friends at DC Comics and Marvel Comics, who have all banded together to deliver the greatest CBLDF benefit comic…

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T-Shirts Debuted at Comic-Con Now Available Online

August 5, 2011
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T-Shirts Debuted at Comic-Con Now Available Online

CBLDF debuted a number of new shirts during Comic-Con, including all new shirts from Matt Wagner and John Cassady and new colors and women's sizes for CBLDF's popular "I Read Banned Comics" shirt! If you missed us at Comic-Con, you can now get these shirts online! The new shirts come courtesy of Graphitti Designs. Matt…

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Frank Miller’s BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT, Signed AP HC!!

August 4, 2011
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Frank Miller’s BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT, Signed AP HC!!

From comics legend Frank Miller: a signed, Artist Proof copy of the long out-of-print 1986 hardcover collection. Written and illustrated by Mr. Miller, this hardcover edition of the groundbreaking work is a limited release (4000 copies only!) from DC Comics and Graphitti Designs. This copy is signed and numbered (AP) on the inside frontispiece. A…

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Usagi Yojimbo: FOX HUNT, SIGNED, SKETCHED limited PC HC

August 4, 2011
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Usagi Yojimbo: FOX HUNT, SIGNED, SKETCHED limited PC HC

USAGI YOJIMBO: FOX HUNT is the latest volume in National Cartoonist Society Award winning author Stan Sakai’s masterpiece series. This hardcover is a sketched and signed Publishers Copy, numbered 24 PC out of 350 copies. An extremely rare item, and a great gift for any fan of this beloved series. Bid now!

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New Luchadore-Inspired BPAL Scents Now Available Online!

August 4, 2011
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New Luchadore-Inspired BPAL Scents Now Available Online!

CBLDF, Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, and J. Gonzo scored a K.O. with their epic tag team debut of LA MANO DEL DESTINO and EL NUEVO PURITANO during Comic-Con International. If you missed us at Comic-Con, you can still jump in the ring: These CBLDF-exclusive scents are now available online! About the fragrances: LA MANO DEL…

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Take a Look at Cryptozoic’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Gallery

August 3, 2011
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Take a Look at Cryptozoic’s CBLDF Liberty Cards Gallery

Thanks to Crytptozoic Entertainment, we will soon see the release of the CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards! Dozens of creators have contributed bonus cards, including autograph cards and sketch cards, to the series! Cryptozoic has been keeping a running tally of the creators who've lent their talents, and you can find the latest updates here. Support…

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Listen to CBLDF: 25 Years of Protecting Creativity Panel from SDCC

August 2, 2011
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Listen to CBLDF: 25 Years of Protecting Creativity Panel from SDCC

Bleeding Cool has posted audio and video for several panels from Comic-Con International. Among them is a recording of CBLDF: 25 Years of Protecting Creativity, which took place on Saturday, July 23, from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in Room 9. The panel description: When the CBLDF was established in 1986 it was to defend a…

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Defending the Art: CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein Talks to Graphic Novel Reporter

August 1, 2011
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Defending the Art: CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein Talks to Graphic Novel Reporter

John Hogan with Graphic Novel Reporter recently took time to speak to CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein about CBLDF and how it's mission has evolved over the last 25 years. In addition to getting the latest details on CBLDF's Canada Customs Case, Hogan asked about the specific challenges comics face. Brownstein succinctly described how the…

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CBLDF at SDCC: The Roundup

July 29, 2011
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CBLDF at SDCC: The Roundup

Comic-Con has come and gone, and with it, another exciting week of events with CBLDF! From the debut of new t-shirts and new Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab fragrances to CBLDF Master Sessions with some of the biggest names in the industry to our annual benefit auction, the Fund had a great week at Booth 1920,…

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