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Nell Brinkley, “Queen of Comics” to Join Comics Hall of Fame

January 27, 2020
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Nell Brinkley, “Queen of Comics” to Join Comics Hall of Fame

Comic-Con International announced the inductees into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2020 will include pre-Code “Queen of Comics” Nell Brinkley and cartoonist/illustrator E. Simms Campbell (Esquire, Life, Judge, Playboy, and more). Brinkly is profiled in CBLDF Presents: She Changed Comics, and you can find out more about her life in the…

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Fight Identity Censorship with CBLDF

January 22, 2020
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With the increase in challenges and bans to diverse comics, books, programming, and displays it is becoming important to go beyond just choosing titles that reflect the community to now ensuring those choices are protected. CBLDF offers a huge selection of free resources to fight identity censorship. Whether you need a guide to adding a…

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Make a Tax Deductible Donation to CBLDF Before 2019 Ends!

December 26, 2019
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Make a Tax Deductible Donation to CBLDF Before 2019 Ends!

Free Expression saves lives. Free Expression illuminates truth, uncovers injustice, and lifts up marginalized voices. It creates connection, empathy, and understanding among communities. And it’s under constant attack. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is on the front lines of protecting Free Expression and the voices being threatened for using it. The teachers and librarians who…

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The Resurgence of Lenny Bruce & People vs. Bruce

December 23, 2019
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The Resurgence of Lenny Bruce & People vs. Bruce

With the meteoric success of the streaming show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which just released its third season, a free speech icon has returned to pop culture prominence. Lenny Bruce has long been held as the father of modern stand-up, and a true believer of the First Amendment. Bruce was arrested many times in his…

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Last Day to Support CBLDF & Get Gifts in Time for the Holidays!!

December 20, 2019
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Last Day to Support CBLDF & Get Gifts in Time for the Holidays!!

Today select express shipping and get your rewards before the holiday! You didn’t wait too long, you just haven’t found the perfect gift yet for the people in your life who matter to you. Well, look no further. This holiday season you can support CBLDF and find something for everyone on your list!  We’re offering some of the…

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2 Days Left to Support CBLDF!

December 19, 2019
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2 Days Left to Support CBLDF!

Today and tomorrow select express shipping and get your rewards before the holiday! You didn’t wait too long, you just haven’t found the perfect gift yet for the people in your life who matter to you. Well look no further than CBLDF! This Gift Guide has signed graphic novels, art, perfumes, pins, patches, and more…

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Gets Your Gifts Today! Standard Christmas Shipping Ends 12/18

December 13, 2019
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Gets Your Gifts Today! Standard Christmas Shipping Ends 12/18

  Time is running out to get your favorite fans signed comics and graphic novels from Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, Alison Bechdel, Brian K. Vaughan, Raina Telgemeier, Roz Chast, & more this holiday season! Order by 12/18/2019 for guaranteed standard shipping to arrive in time for Christmas, and order by 12/20/2019 in order for expedited shipping to arrive in time.…

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Adding Kindred: A Graphic Novel to Your Library or Classroom Collection

December 10, 2019
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Adding Kindred: A Graphic Novel to Your Library or Classroom Collection

Octavia Butler’s shift in the last 40 years to ever expanding popularity in both academia and popular culture is due not only to her brilliant (and at times prescient) work, but also to generations of fans heralding her books  to anyone who will listen. This includes the release of Kindred: A Graphic Novel, which despite its…

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CBLDF’s 2019 Annual Report Shows How Critical Your Help Is!

December 2, 2019
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300x250 Annual Report 2019

Free expression withstood a wide range of attacks in 2019 and through it all, thanks to the support of donors like you, CBLDF stood proudly at the front lines and fought to protect the voices of our community this year. From providing legal aid and expertise to protecting access to important books and programming, CBLDF…

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LAST WEEK! Get Signed & Personalized Watchmen, Umbrella Academy, Fun Home & Many More!

December 2, 2019
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LAST WEEK! Get Signed & Personalized Watchmen, Umbrella Academy, Fun Home & Many More!

This is the last week to donate to a great cause and get the best comic gifts signed and personalized to you or your loved ones! Don’t miss Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s annual Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser–but hurry, it ends next Monday, December 9!  Donate today to support our important work AND grab incredible graphic…

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