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History of Comics Censorship, Week Six

September 27, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Week Six

Editor’s Note: This resource is the six-part of series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read them individually or start at…

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CBLDF Free Reading List

September 24, 2019
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund works around the year to not just fight censorship, but produce resources that help protect free expression. Every year CBLDF produces free publications aimed at fans, parents, educators, librarians, and retailers to keep them up to date on the front lines of the fight for free expression in comics. Check…

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Censorship Leaves Us in The Dark, Keep the Light on with CBLDF!

September 23, 2019
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Censorship Leaves Us in The Dark, Keep the Light on with CBLDF!

Banned Books Week is here and CBLDF has some amazing events planned to help “keep the light on” as this year’s theme suggests! This year’s festivities run from September 22 – 28, 2019. Activities can include everything from stopping by your local library to check out their display to enrolling in a free webinar about…

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History of Comics Censorship, Part Five

September 20, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part Five

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as…

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Archie Comics Joins CBLDF As Corporate Member

September 19, 2019
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Archie Comics Joins CBLDF As Corporate Member

Archie Comics is proud to join the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund as the organization’s newest Corporate Member! Archie Comics is the leading mass market comic book publisher in the world, with franchises that have introduced comic books, art, and reading to billions of people all over the world. Their iconic characters, including Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica, Reggie,…

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History of Comics Censorship, Part Four

September 13, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part Four

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as we…

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CBLDF Welcomes Bob Schreck As Deputy Director

September 12, 2019
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CBLDF Welcomes Bob Schreck As Deputy Director

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s leading voice for free speech advocacy and education, is proud to welcome groundbreaking editor and publisher Bob Schreck as the organization’s Deputy Director. Schreck will oversee the organization’s fundraising and marketing activities, including membership, conventions and events. “I have been a proud and devoted supporter of CBLDF for many years,” Schreck says.…

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Free CBLDF Banned Books Week Webinar Announced! Addressing Identity Censorship

September 9, 2019
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Free CBLDF Banned Books Week Webinar Announced! Addressing Identity Censorship

Addressing Identity Censorship Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 – 1:30 pm PST (Banned Books Week) Identity censorship is the most frequent form of intellectual freedom challenge in today’s environment.  From moral panic about Drag Queen Story Hour to frequent challenges to LGBTQ+ comics, books, and authors, this disturbing trend is gaining traction. CBLDF engages a…

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Get CBLDF’s Newest Publication, Read Banned Comics, for Free Today!

September 6, 2019
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Get CBLDF’s Newest Publication, Read Banned Comics, for Free Today!

Banned Books Week is happening September 22 – 28, and CBLDF is excited to release Read Banned Comics to help you get ready for all the festivities! Read it online below or grab your copy at your local comic shop today! When considering the vast number of books in the world, it’s clear that proportionally comics…

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History of Comics Censorship, Part Three

September 6, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part Three

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as we…

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