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The Good Fighters: Darick Robertson

May 6, 2011
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The Good Fighters: Darick Robertson

Darick Robertson is the kind of guy you'd like to share a beer with -- he's always ready for a laugh with friends and fans alike. He's also the sort to foment revolution over that beer, with a wicked twinkle in his eye. The co-creator of the critically acclaimed series Transmetropolitan with writer Warren Ellis…

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UNLIKELY, signed by Jeffrey Brown!

May 6, 2011
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UNLIKELY, signed by Jeffrey Brown!

The premiere graphic novel from Jeffrey Brown, UNLIKELY is the touching and funny story of the author's first intimate relationships. Told with unflinching candor and a natural sense of humor and warmth, this is an early hint of Mr. Brown's prolific and prodigious talent. This edition is signed and sketched by CBLDF supporter Jeffrey Brown!…

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CBLDF Raises $3000 at LA Times Festival of Books

May 6, 2011
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CBLDF Raises $3000 at LA Times Festival of Books

It was a sunny weekend in Los Angeles, and a sunny weekend for CBLDF last weekend, as CBLDF joined book lovers from around the world at one of the largest book festivals in the U.S., the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Supporters helped CBLDF raise $3,000 during the festival! CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein,…

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Amazon Pulls Yaoi Manga From Kindle Store

May 4, 2011
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Amazon Pulls Yaoi Manga From Kindle Store

Manga is facing censorship again -- Amazon recently removed a number of yaoi manga titles from their Kindle store. CBR's Robot 6 reports on the issue here.

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Proclaim Your Love for Banned Comics With This All-New T-shirt!

May 4, 2011
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Proclaim Your Love for Banned Comics With This All-New T-shirt!

You can announce to the world your support of CBLDF and Free Speech with this 100% cotton t-shirt, emblazoned with a blue logo announcing the you read banned comics! Conceived by noted designer and Eisner-nominated letterer Jared K. Fletcher, you are guaranteed to be the coolest kid on the block every time you put on…

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Transmetropolitan: All Around the World on Bleeding Cool

May 4, 2011
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Transmetropolitan: All Around the World on Bleeding Cool

Transmetropolitan: All Around the World celebrates the groundbreaking hit series by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson. Dirk Manning (Nightmare World) checked in with Susan Augér, the project manager and driving force behind Transmetropolitan: All Around the World, and book designer and contributing artist Pete Venters. Manning asked Augér to describe the project in two sentences:…

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CBLDF Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2011
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CBLDF Celebrates World Press Freedom Day

Thanks to the First Amendment, I’m free to write these words — and you’re free to read them. —Gene Policinski, First Amendment Center The First Amendment Center took a moment to recognize the freedom of the press that makes the United States so unique, citing that 84% of the nearly 7 billion people in the…

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CBLDF Gets Festive at LA Times Festival of Books

April 29, 2011
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CBLDF Gets Festive at LA Times Festival of Books

This weekend, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books takes place on the campus of the University of Southern California, and CBLDF is on hand to celebrate in the sun with hundreds of stellar author guests and thousands of book lovers! Executive Director Charles Brownstein and President Larry Marder will be joined by Good Fighter…

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The Good Fighters: Angela Moeny

April 29, 2011
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The Good Fighters: Angela Moeny

Angela Moeny claims to have the best jobs -- paid and unpaid -- and when you talk to her, you can do nothing but believe her claim. She's as enthusiastic a librarian and educator as anyone could find. A staunch youth advocate, you can find her working as an elementary school librarian, spending her summers…

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Wired Talks Transmetropolitan Art Book

April 27, 2011
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Wired Talks Transmetropolitan Art Book

This May will see the release of the Transmetropolitan art book, which celebrates the visionary dystopian comic series by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson. Funded entirely by a Kickstarter donation drive, proceeds from the sale of the book benefit CBLDF and The Hero Initiative. Wired.com has an exclusive preview of artwork from the book. They…

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