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Influential Censored Comics: Saga, A Story for Every Type of Family

February 25, 2019
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Influential Censored Comics: Saga, A Story for Every Type of Family

Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples sci-fi epic adventure, Saga,  quickly emerged as a genre redefining, bestselling addition to the comic book cannon. It rapidly picked up a shelf-full of awards from the Eisner’s, Harvey’s, Hugo’s, and even a British Fantasy Award for Best Comic/Graphic Novel. Since its debut in March 2012, this  critically acclaimed…

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Activism in the Funny Pages

February 25, 2019
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Activism in the Funny Pages

In celebration of Black History, CBLDF is rerunning some amazing profiles created in partnership with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. To see the full list of resources, visit http://cbldf.org/profiles-in-black-cartooning/ Profiles in Black Cartooning: Barbara Brandon-Croft By Lauren Bullock One of the most complicated truths about Black…

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Milestone: the Diverse Publishing Icon of the 90s

February 22, 2019
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Milestone: the Diverse Publishing Icon of the 90s

In celebration of Black History, this February CBLDF is rerunning some amazing profiles created in partnership with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. To see the full list of resources, visit http://cbldf.org/profiles-in-black-cartooning/ Profiles in Black Cartooning: Milestone Comics by Omar Holmon   The push for diversity is a discussion…

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Barefoot Gen Holds Sacred Place in History, Both as Truth and Story

February 21, 2019
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Barefoot Gen Holds Sacred Place in History, Both as Truth and Story

“[Barefoot] Gen burned its way into my heated brain with the intensity of a fever dream” Art Spiegelman notes in his introduction to Barefoot Gen Vol. 1.  Even without the flu, Spiegelman reports experiencing during his first read-through, Keiji Nakazawa’s semi-autobiographical manga will stay with you long after you’ve consumed its final pages. The first few panels may appear immature, filled with fart jokes…

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Humble Bundle Announce a Limited-Time Collection of Must Read Comics

February 13, 2019
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Discover the best in comics with the Humble Comics Bundle: Start Here! featuring over 40 essential comics and manga titles, from modern classics to media tie-in hits and introductory volumes of today’s most exciting graphic novel series! Titles in the Humble Comics Bundle: Start Here! will benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit organization…

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The Man Behind Xal-Kor The Human Cat and Super Soul Comix

February 7, 2019
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The Man Behind Xal-Kor The Human Cat and Super Soul Comix

In celebration of Black History Month, CBLDF is rerunning some amazing profiles created in partnership with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. To see the full list of resources, visit http://cbldf.org/profiles-in-black-cartooning/ Profiles in Black Cartooning: Richard Eugene “Grass” Green by Leslie Light Black History Month has become…

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Named Humble Bundle Featured Charity for February!

February 4, 2019
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Named Humble Bundle Featured Charity for February!

  February 4, 2019 – Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has been named as the Featured Charity for February at Humble Bundle, allowing fans of comics, books, and video games to contribute to make an impact for CBLDF’s important work protecting the freedom to read!  Humble Bundle sells a variety of digital content, raising money for…

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Remembering Batton Lash

January 14, 2019
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Remembering Batton Lash

We’re saddened to mark the passing of Batton Lash, creator of the series Supernatural Law, and a long-time friend of CBLDF. Best remembered for his generous kindness, dapper attire, and welcoming demeanor, Lash was a fixture of San Diego Comic-Con and the self-published comics community. He was born and bred in Brooklyn, where he launched…

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund 2018: A Year in Review

December 31, 2018
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund 2018: A Year in Review

Looking back at 2018, a year that was filled with challenges and victories, it’s easy to see that the front lines of free expression are still under attack all too frequently. Thanks to the generous support of members, readers, and followers,  Comic Book Legal Defense Fund was able to face the challenges head-on and fight…

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There’s Still Time to Make a Tax-Deductible Donation in 2018!

December 28, 2018
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There’s Still Time to Make a Tax-Deductible Donation in 2018!

CBLDF made a significant difference in the fight for free expression this year. Help us continue this vital work by making a tax-deductible donation today! Donations made before the end of the year are tax-deductible in 2018. Become a CBLDF member today to grab exclusive 2018 membership premiums, designed by Mike Allred, before they’re gone! You can also…

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