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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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Chief Justice Roberts and the First Amendment

April 26, 2011
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Chief Justice Roberts and the First Amendment

The nomination of John G. Roberts to the Supreme Court in 2005 caused considerable protest among politicians and law experts, many of whom voiced concerns over Roberts' typically conservative stance in his decisions. The First Amendment Center recently analyzed Roberts' decisions regarding First Amendment cases, starting with the idea the "Conservatives are often portrayed as…

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WILSON, signed by Dan Clowes

April 25, 2011
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WILSON, signed by Dan Clowes

Wilson is an original graphic novel by comics legend Dan Clowes (Ghost World, Ice Haven, David Boring). The story of a misanthrope named Wilson as he tries to find his way in the world, this book captures the sly wit and subtle cartooning that has made Dan Clowes one of the literary world's favorite comic…

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Neil Gaiman NEW POEM with art by Tony Harris- SIGNED

April 24, 2011
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Neil Gaiman, the award winning author of The Graveyard Book, Coraline, Sandman and more writes this all-new, unpublished poem to benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Illustrated by Tony Harris of Ex Machina and Starman fame, “In Relig Oran” is a breathtaking experience. Limited edition, created exclusively for The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the…

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