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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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Bill Willingham Auctions DOWN THE MYSTERLY RIVER to Benefit CBLDF

July 28, 2011
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Bill Willingham is the writer of the ever-popular and award-winning series Fables. He has also authored prose spin-offs of the series, including Down the Mysterly River, which will be in stores in mid-September. To support CBLDF, WIllingham has donated an advance reading copy of the book, which you can bid on now! During Comic-Con, Willingham…

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SDCC: Latest Donations for CBLDF’s Benefit Auction

July 23, 2011
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SDCC: Latest Donations for CBLDF’s Benefit Auction

The CBLDF Benefit Auction, sponsored by TFAW, gets started at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Bayfront in the Sapphire Ballroom. You can see a most of the artwork in the slideshow below, but we've also added some great pieces onsite! The gallery that follows features the latest additions, and you can find the bidding rules…

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SDCC: First Look at CBLDF Booth 1920!

July 20, 2011
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SDCC: First Look at CBLDF Booth 1920!

Lines have formed and costumes have been dusted off -- it's almost time for Comic-Con! CBLDF is on the scene and ready to go at booth 1920 with an amazing assortment of new items. Here's your first peak at the booth! Don't miss our new shirts from John Cassaday and Matt Wagner! We have new…

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SDCC: CBLDF Master Sessions & Panels!

July 18, 2011
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SDCC: CBLDF Master Sessions & Panels!

Throughout Comic-Con International, July 20-24, you'll find amazing signed premiums and CBLDF exclusives at Booth 1920. But the action doesn't stop there -- CBLDF has an incredible series of panels throughout the weekend! From learning at the feet of comics masters, such as Jaime Hernandez, Matt Wagner, David Peterson, and more, to getting the latest…

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Bonfire Agency Launches CBLDF’s First Consumer Advertising Campaign

July 15, 2011
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Bonfire Agency Launches CBLDF’s First Consumer Advertising Campaign

With the recent announcement of CBLDF's Canada Customs Case, CBLDF gained a valuable new partner in the fight for Free Speech: Bonfire Agency. Bonfire, a firm specializing in pop culture marketing, took on the heady task of helping CBLDF reach out to supporters with the first consumer advertising campaign in CBLDF's history. To support CBLDF’s…

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SMILE for the CBLDF with Raina Telgemeier!

July 15, 2011
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SMILE for the CBLDF with Raina Telgemeier!

Raina Telgemeier is the creator behind Smile, an award-winning autobiographical graphic novel that Publishers Weekly calls, "A charming addition to the body of young adult literature that focuses on the trials and tribulations of the slightly nerdy girl..." Telgemeier also adapted and drew several The Baby-sitters Club graphic novels and co-wrote the bestselling X-Men: Misfits…

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Judge Hears Arguments in Case Challenging Search of Electronic Devices at Borders

July 12, 2011
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In the past three years, nearly 12,000 people have had their electronic devices searched when crossing international borders into the United States. These searches are being challenged in Abidor v. Napolitano, a case that could have repercussions for anyone carrying electronic devices when crossing international borders into the United States. The case sheds light on…

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Babymouse Supports Free Speech with the CBLDF

July 11, 2011
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Babymouse Supports Free Speech with the CBLDF

Babymouse, the star of the eponymous and award-winning graphic novel series, supports Free Speech and has plenty to say about it! Fans of the extremely popular Babymouse series were treated to something special at this year's ALA annual conference: the premiere of a CBLDF-exclusive Babymouse print, illustrated by series artist Matthew Holm! As an extra…

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More Artists Join the CBLDF/TFAW Third Annual Auction Event!

July 8, 2011
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More Artists Join the CBLDF/TFAW Third Annual Auction Event!

CBLDF and TFAW are gearing up for our Third Annual Autograph Card / CBLDF Auction Event at Comic-Con International, and we're already saving our pennies to bid on some exceptional pieces! We've added more folks to the lineup and the art has started rolling in. Here's the latest lineup, and don't miss the gallery that…

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