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Going Remote: CBLDF’s Newest Guide for Virtual Comic and Manga Book Clubs

March 31, 2020
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Going Remote: CBLDF’s Newest Guide for Virtual Comic and Manga Book Clubs

Book clubs are a great tool to create community, stay connected, and share the love of comics! If you have an existing book club, the closures of libraries, schools, comic stores and other meeting venues create a challenge. So we assembled some resources and updated our comic book club handbooks to provide tips and tools…

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Retailer Resource for Remote Comic & Manga Book Clubs

March 31, 2020
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Retailer Resource for Remote Comic & Manga Book Clubs

In a continuing effort to provide the community with tools and resources to succeed in the current coronavirus crisis and beyond, CBLDF has released a retailer one-sheet to help utilize our newest Comic & Manga Book Club Handbooks with priority on remote meetings. As statewide shutdown orders become more widespread, retailers forced to close their…

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Remote Retailer Spotlight: Black Cat Comics – Milpitas, California

March 27, 2020
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Remote Retailer Spotlight: Black Cat Comics – Milpitas, California

Black Cat Comics Milpitas, CA Black Cat Comics is currently closed to the public. They are offering mail-order shipping with free shipping for all orders over $25. Customers can also order comics online through their virtual online shop or over the phone and have them shipped to their homes. They will be hosting Facebook and Youtube live chats on Saturdays to maintain their community! Check…

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Get Free Resources for Remote Learning with CBLDF

March 20, 2020
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Featured Remote Learning Resources

CBLDF is committed to helping parents, educators, and students turn challenges into triumphs in remote learning situations. Check out all the free resources we have for you to help keep your kids interested and learning, including lesson plans and discussion guides for more than 50 graphic novels! With the temporary closing of schools and libraries, we’re…

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Share Your Voice

March 16, 2020
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Share Your Voice

In our ongoing mission to protect the creators, retailers, publishers, and collectors of comic books and to promote the awareness of First Amendment issues, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is looking for contributors to join our editorial team. CBLDF regularly utilizes volunteers from a wide variety of backgrounds to create website content, so whether you…

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Teaching Guides for Highlighting Women in Comics in Honor of International Women’s Day

March 3, 2020
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Teaching Guides for Highlighting Women in Comics in Honor of International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day around the globe to celebrate and share the accomplishments of women today and throughout history. In honor of that mission, CBLDF has collected some of our most popular teaching resources that demonstrate the integral role of women in comics, both on and off the page. With these…

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Join CBLDF for Sequencing the Female Self — Teaching Personal History through Graphic Novels

March 2, 2020
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Join CBLDF for Sequencing the Female Self — Teaching Personal History through Graphic Novels

Sequencing the Female Self—Teaching Personal History through Graphic Novels UPDATE: (Originally scheduled for March 28, due to current circumstances we will be rescheduling. Check back soon for further information.)  Graphic novels focusing on the female experience are among the most frequently banned and challenged – how can educators use these valuable stories in the classroom and overcome…

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CBLDF at Chicago’s C2E2, February 28th — March 1st

February 28, 2020
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CBLDF at Chicago’s C2E2, February 28th — March 1st

Don’t miss CBLDF at Both #533 at this weekend’s C2E2 in Chicago. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has lots of great stuff planned for the weekend, so make sure you stop by Booth #533 when you arrive. We’re bringing tons of great rewards for CBLDF supporters, including signed graphic novels from top comics creators, shirts…

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Support CBLDF with Bloodshot, Starting at $1

February 26, 2020
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Support CBLDF with Bloodshot, Starting at $1

Get this spring’s hottest comic book movie hero and support free expression with the Humble Comics Bundle: Bloodshot 2020 By Valiant! You have to wait another month to see Vin Diesel on the big screen as Bloodshot, but now is your chance to experience this Valiant Comics Universe hero on all your favorite devices before…

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Upcoming Educator & Librarian CBLDF Webinars

February 24, 2020
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Upcoming Educator & Librarian CBLDF Webinars

CBLDF’s webinar series is intended to provide practical advice, strategies, and resources to help educators and librarians include comics-based curriculum and programming into their classrooms and libraries.  Check out upcoming webinars, and register now to get access to special resources designed to accompany each webinar. Stay connected with CBLDF on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to get…

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