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CBLDF President Larry Marder on CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards

May 12, 2011
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CBLDF President Larry Marder on CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards

I’m Larry Marder, creator of Beanworld and President of the Board for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and I’m here today to talk about the CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards. So what are these cards? Let me tell you! Ripped from the lurid headlines of yesteryear, the CBLDF Liberty Trading Cards relate the history --…

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The Good Fighters: Jeffrey Brown

May 11, 2011
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The Good Fighters: Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown finds truth in the personal and intimate details that dominate our lives. Even his most autobiographical work is relatable, adeptly capturing the unease we all occasionally feel as we go about life. Brown's first book, Clumsy, defined his ability to articulate the bittersweetness and awkwardness that follows most people around, an ability that…

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CBLDF Looking for a Law Student Intern

May 11, 2011
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CBLDF Looking for a Law Student Intern

Attention current law students! Are you looking for a way to support CBLDF and build your resume at the same time? Here's your chance: CBLDF is looking for a law student summer intern! The CBLDF law student summer intern will research, draft, and coordinate publication of short articles in bar journals directed at criminal law…

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CBLDF Auctions Neil the Pencil-Necked Weasel

May 10, 2011
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CBLDF Auctions Neil the Pencil-Necked Weasel

Legislatures across the country are cutting budgets, and often one of the first targets of these cost-cutting measures is arts programs. A politician in Minnesota recently made these attacks personal, targeting CBLDF Board Member, Newbery Medal winner, and best selling and critically acclaimed author Neil Gaiman, calling him a "pencil-necked little weasel who stole $45,000…

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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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