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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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She Changed Comics: Pre-Code & Golden Age

March 4, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Pre-Code & Golden 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. Barbara Hall Isabelle Daniel Hall, who later worked under the name Barbara,…

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A Month of Women Who Changed Free Expression

March 31, 2015
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A Month of Women Who Changed Free Expression

On this final day of Women’s History Month, we bring together all 23 of our biographical profiles featuring women who changed free expression in comics from the Pre-Code era through the present day. We only have room for creator photos here, but you can find examples of their work in the daily posts that ran…

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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Underground to Alternative

March 27, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Underground to Alternative

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight creators who made the transition from underground to alternative comics in the 1980s and ’90s. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have changed the face of free expression…

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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Underground Comix

March 20, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Underground Comix

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight creators who made their mark in Underground Comix. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have changed the face of free expression in comics by pushing the boundaries of…

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