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The Suppression of Blazing Combat During the Vietnam War

November 11, 2019
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“Censorship of the Worst Kind” The Suppression of Blazing Combat During the Vietnam War by Brian M. Puaca   In the summer of 1965, the United States was escalating its involvement in Vietnam in order to prevent the Communist North from conquering the non-Communist South. Casting doubt on America’s involvement and support of South Vietnam in…

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Exclusive Army of Darkness Comic Part of Dynamite Humble Bundle Benefitting CBLDF!

November 6, 2019
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Exclusive Army of Darkness Comic Part of Dynamite Humble Bundle Benefitting CBLDF!

Celebrate 15 years of Dynamite with nearly 12,000 pages comics in this special Anniversary Humble Bundle that benefits CBLDF and the fight for free expression! Pay what you want for $852 worth of great Dynamite Comics including titles like The Boys, John Wick, Nancy Drew, Red Sonja, Vampirella, and more! Every bundle supports the important First Amendment work that CBLDF…

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JUST ANNOUNCED! Support CBLDF with the Dynamite’s 15th Anniversary Humble Bundle!

October 30, 2019
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JUST ANNOUNCED! Support CBLDF with the Dynamite’s 15th Anniversary Humble Bundle!

Celebrate Dynamite’s 15th year of publishing amazing titles and involvement with the comics community, by getting the latest amazing Humble Bundle. Get $850+ worth of comics for 98% off, that’s nearly 12,000 pages of stores from the source material for this year’s hottest shows, like The Boys and Nancy Drew, to classic comics like Neil…

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Catch Up with CBLDF Webinars Anytime!

October 21, 2019
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Catch Up with CBLDF Webinars Anytime!

Now CBLDF’s Webinar series can be viewed anytime! Did you miss a CBLDF Webinar that interested you? Or maybe you attended but wanted to look back and revisit some core concepts that you think would be helpful with your current work? Now you can access these amazing resources at your convenience. Check out past popular webinars…

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SF Mayor Enjoys CBLDF Resource (and you can too)!

October 15, 2019
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SF Mayor Enjoys CBLDF Resource (and you can too)!

  Last Week Comix Experience, a landmark San Francisco comics shop, enjoyed an unexpected visit from London Breed, the city’s current mayor. There to discuss the trials and tribulations facing small businesses with owner Brian Hibbs. Breed found some extra time to check out This is What Democracy Looks Like, a free comic produced by…

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You’re Invited to CBLDF’s Popular Retailer Webinar on Working with Schools and Libraries

October 14, 2019
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You’re Invited to CBLDF’s Popular Retailer Webinar on Working with Schools and Libraries

Whether you’re a local comics shop owner, a future comics retailer, or an independent bookseller, you’ll want to check out CBLDF’s popular webinar that offers insight into creating a relationship with schools and libraries in your community. This webinar offers tools and resources for retailers interested in helping schools and libraries to navigate the comics…

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CBLDF Invades England and the Lakes International Comics Art Festival

October 11, 2019
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CBLDF Invades England and the Lakes International Comics Art Festival

CBLDF’s Executive Director Charles Brownstein is going to be making a splash at the Lakes International Comics Art Festival this weekend. If you’re in the UK (or can get there easily) make sure you drop by to check out some of the amazing panels that Brownstein will be in on, as well as a getting the…

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CBLDF to be Recognized by New York Library Association

October 8, 2019
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CBLDF to be Recognized by New York Library Association

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to announce that we will be among those honored this year for the Intellectual Freedom Award at the 126th Annual New York Library Conference and Trade Show in Saratoga Springs this November 15th. Each year New York Library Association (NYLA) recognizes those who honor, support, and advocate for…

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CBLDF’s Comics In Education Survey Reveals Top Comics in Schools & A Broad Embrace of the Format

October 2, 2019
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CBLDF’s Comics In Education Survey Reveals Top Comics in Schools & A Broad Embrace of the Format

Portland, Oregon 10/2/2019 — Results of a survey released today by Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s leading voice for free speech advocacy and education, offers concrete evidence of what has been long been believed true but unverified: teachers and students are embracing comics as valuable tools in the classroom. This groundbreaking work offers…

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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

September 27, 2019
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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

As Banned Books Week draws to a close, it’s crucial to remember that this celebration is to draw attention to the challenges and bans that happen all year long. To keep the spirit of free expression going from this Banned Books Week until the next one, here’s a list of 12 challenged and banned comics…

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