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CBLDF Kicks off New Webinar Series with Gene Luen Yang Leading Teaching Tolerance & Understanding

May 2, 2019
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CBLDF Kicks off New Webinar Series with Gene Luen Yang Leading Teaching Tolerance & Understanding

On May 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm PDT, educators and librarians are invited to join Gene Luen Yang, the National Book Award-nominated author of American Born Chinese, in a discussion of how comics help teach tolerance and understanding.    How can comics help students attain a broader view of the world and spark a lifelong love of reading? How…

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Get Personalized Comics from Chew’s John Layman!

April 30, 2019
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Get Personalized Comics from Chew’s John Layman!

John Layman, the creative mastermind behind the hit series Chew & Outer Darkness is showing his support for CBLDF by personalizing limited edition art bookplates for CBLDF Supporters to benefit our First Amendment work! For a limited time only, we’re offering the chance to have John Layman inscribe one of his great graphic novels!  Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity–grab a personalized copy of one of these incredible…

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CBLDF & Dark Horse Comics Announce Selling Comics

April 30, 2019
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CBLDF & Dark Horse Comics Announce Selling Comics

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Dark Horse Comics announce SELLING COMICS, a practical guide to the nuts and bolts of modern comics retailing. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Dark Horse Comics announce SELLING COMICS, a practical guide to the nuts and bolts of modern comics retailing. Edited by CBLDF Deputy Director Alex…

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Schanes & Schanes Art Portfolio Archives Auction To Benefit CBLDF

April 26, 2019
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Schanes & Schanes Art Portfolio Archives Auction To Benefit CBLDF

CBLDF is proud to offer our donors the chance to get file copies of rare art portfolios from the collection of industry legend Bill Schanes!  Schanes is the co-founder of Pacific Comics, the groundbreaking west coast independent comics publisher. These portfolios are Schanes’ personal file copies, and most are signed with very low numbers! CBLDF is…

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Support The CBLDF With American Gods Volume 2: My Ainsel Signed By Neil Gaiman!

April 25, 2019
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Support The CBLDF With American Gods Volume 2: My Ainsel Signed By Neil Gaiman!

This week CBLDF is proud to celebrate the release of Neil Gaiman’s second American Gods Graphic Novel Installment, American Gods Volume 2: My Ainsel! Donors can pick up a signed hardcover of American Gods Volume 2: My Ainsel or  American Gods Volume 1: Shadows signed by Neil Gaiman today! Don’t wait–donate today to grab your own signed edition of…

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Start a Book Club with CBLDF’s Help!

April 23, 2019
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Start a Book Club with CBLDF’s Help!

Whether you’re planning activities for Banned Books Week, trying to read more, or looking to engage with others during the spring and summer, there are few things that bring as much joy as starting a comic book club. Check out this post for free resources like handbooks, lists of comics to read, and discussion guides. Handbooks…

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Speakers Announced For CBLDF’s Teaching Comic Books Conference!

April 18, 2019
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Speakers Announced For CBLDF’s Teaching Comic Books Conference!

Join leading teachers, librarians and authors for Teaching Comic Books, a one-day conference presented by Comic Book Legal Defense Fund on April 27!  TCB:PDX explores the values, challenges, and benefits of teaching with comics with important panels including Teaching Tough Topics With Comics, Breaking Through Barriers: Strategies For Including Comics, and Terrific Teamwork: Comics Creators Speak Up. Panelists include award-winning…

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Avengers: Endgame Is Here! Celebrate & Support CBLDF With These Great Signed Marvel Books!

April 18, 2019
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Avengers: Endgame Is Here! Celebrate & Support CBLDF With These Great Signed Marvel Books!

This week CBLDF is proud to celebrate the final chapter in the Marvel Infinity Saga phase with Avengers: Endgame! We have some great donation incentives for any Avengers fan, all signed by their incredible artists & creators!  Choose from a great selection of signed Marvel books including: Infinity Omnibus HC, signed by Jim Starlin or Jonathan Hickman; Thanos Rising, signed by…

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Start Planning Banned Books Week with CBLDF!

April 12, 2019
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Start Planning Banned Books Week with CBLDF!

Earlier this week the theme for September’s Banned Books Week was announced following the ALA’s annual Most Frequently Challenged and Banned List, demonstrating the importance for censorship awareness. It’s as crucial this year as ever to plan events to educate, entertain, and shine a light on the multitude of attempts to ban books and comics that…

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CBLDF Argues Against Expressive Content Restrictions In UN Guidelines

April 3, 2019
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CBLDF Argues Against Expressive Content Restrictions In UN Guidelines

Recent draft guidelines circulated by a United Nations agency with the goal of expanding child protection also included provisions targeting expressive content, including comics, prose and other forms of artistic expression. Last week, CBLDF submitted comments on the draft that applaud the UN’s efforts to protect children, while cautioning against encouraging governments to place new…

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