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CBLDF Resources: Using Graphic Novels in Education

September 21, 2016
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CBLDF Resources: Using Graphic Novels in Education

Banned Books Week starts this Sunday and runs through October 1, which means you still have time to plan your Banned Books Week event! Celebrate the freedom to read and this year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF resources, including our regular column, Using Graphic Novels in Education! Using Graphic Novels in Education is an ongoing feature…

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CBLDF Resources: Publications

September 20, 2016
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CBLDF Resources: Publications

Banned Books Week starts this Sunday and runs through October 1, which means you still have time to plan your Banned Books Week event! Celebrate the freedom to read and this year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF resources, including our print and online publications! CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook The CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook is…

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CBLDF Resources: CBLDF Comics Connector

September 19, 2016
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CBLDF Resources: CBLDF Comics Connector

Banned Books Week starts this Sunday and runs through October 1, which means you still have time to plan your Banned Books Week event! Celebrate the freedom to read and this year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF resources, including the CBLDF Comics Connector! The CBLDF Comics Connector is a free a resource that lists comics creators…

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Celebrate PRIDE All Year with These LGBTQ Comics Creators

June 30, 2016
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Celebrate PRIDE All Year with These LGBTQ Comics Creators

Pride Month may be coming to an end, but you can keep the celebration going all year with these groundbreaking LGBTQ creators! 1. Alison Bechdel From her legendary alt-weekly strip Dykes to Watch Out For to a blockbuster Broadway musical and a MacArthur Genius Grant, Alison Bechdel has transformed all comics and brought LGBTQ stories…

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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Presents: The CBLDF ARCHIVES Moving Sale!

May 19, 2016
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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Presents: The CBLDF ARCHIVES Moving Sale!

As part of our cross-country move from New York City to Portland, Oregon, we’ve opened our archives for some great original art, sketches, and rarely seen or out of production prints! Be sure to see the other pieces in this collection for more amazing ONE-OF-A-KIND rarities.  Terry Moore Strangers in Paradise Original Art Sketch This 8.5″…

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Image to Publish CBLDF’s She Changed Comics

May 13, 2016
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Image to Publish CBLDF’s She Changed Comics

Women have been making comics since the medium’s very beginning, but there’s an important story that hasn’t yet been told: how women changed free expression in comics. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund will tell that story in SHE CHANGED COMICS, a full-color, 160-page book coming out this October 2016 from Image Comics. SHE CHANGED COMICS…

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She Changed Comics: Manga and Women in Charge

April 1, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Manga and Women in Charge

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we celebrated women who changed free expression in comics. Please enjoy our final weekly compilation of biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned. Like these stories? Please back our Kickstarter to create She Changed Comics as…

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She Changed Comics: Modern Age and Manga

March 25, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Modern Age and Manga

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. Check back here every week for biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned. Fiona Staples The multiple award-winning Canadian comic artist, Fiona Staples has become one of…

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She Changed Comics: Alternative & Modern Age

March 18, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Alternative & Modern Age

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. Check back here every week for biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned. Jessica Abel The underground comix movement may have ended, but 1990s artist…

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She Changed Comics: Golden Age, Silver Age, & Undergrounds

March 11, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Golden Age, Silver Age, & Undergrounds

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. Check back here every week for biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned.  Grace Drayton and Margaret Gebbie Hays Today, we examine the work of…

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