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Social Distancing Poster for Retailers from Jen Bartel

To help comic shops as they reopen, Blackbird co-creator Jen Bartel provided this lighthearted poster reminding you to keep your social distance. CBLDF and Image Comics are making files available for retailers to customize the poster with their store’s branding. This poster is…

Gene Luen Yang Fights for Free Expression

Tuesday, May 12th, Gene Luen Yang’s much anticipated Superman Smashes the Klan graphic novel hit digital shelves, and CBLDF introduced a new discussion guide focused on this important story. Don’t forget to check out all of the amazing resources Gene…

What To Do If You Can’t Pay Rent Because of COVID-19

For many businesses, May 1 brings a new round of anxiety around paying rent. While some were able to use savings or secure relief funding, others weren’t. With the majority of comics businesses being impacted, the lack of income makes…

Using Graphic Novels in Education: Speak

By Nora Flanagan Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic…

Banned Books Week Warns “Censorship is a Dead End”

The theme for this year’s Banned Books Week, September 27 – October 3, 2020, announces “Censorship is a Dead End.” Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a proud member of the Banned Books Week Coalition, the group behind the annual celebration…