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Don’t Miss This Week’s CBLDF Webinar About Comics Development!

August 13, 2019
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Don’t Miss This Week’s CBLDF Webinar About Comics Development!

This week CBLDF offers a free webinar that educators and librarians won’t want to miss! When developing a classroom or library comics collection, even the most eager and knowledgeable can come across unexpected barriers. Join CBLDF and a host of expert panelists including, Aron Nels Steinke, Jill Gerber, Michael Gianfrancesco, and Nora Flanagan to discuss strategies for overcoming barriers,…

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9 Great Graphic Novels to Gear Up for Back to School!

August 9, 2019
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9 Great Graphic Novels to Gear Up for Back to School!

As the summer winds down and the excitement of a new school year begins, some parents – plus aunts, uncles, grandparents, and babysitters – may worry about how to get kids/teens in their lives to switch gears back towards academics. Sure, people could enlist a strict regiment of daily algebra and spelling exams, even as they…

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You’re Invited to San Diego’s Top Party!

July 2, 2019
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You’re Invited to San Diego’s Top Party!

COMIXOLOGY ORIGINALS PRESENTS:  THE CBLDF COMIC-CON WELCOME PARTY    Hosted by superstar British creators Tula Lotay & Jock With Special Guest DJ Kieron Gillen and friends.   “BRITISH INVASION” theme brought to you by Thought Bubble    Party is open to the public and starts at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, at the Westgate…

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ONE WEEK LEFT! Pay What You Want for Kodansha Manga and Support Free Speech!

June 17, 2019
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ONE WEEK LEFT! Pay What You Want for Kodansha Manga and Support Free Speech!

Just one week left to score $1223 worth of manga and support the fight for free expression! Humble Bundle and Kodansha Comics have your summer reading sorted with this amazing Manga 2 Anime Bundle supporting CBLDF! Pay what you want and get amazing titles like Blame!, Vinland Saga, Attack on Titan, Aposimz & more! The Humble Manga Bundle: Manga 2 Anime…

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Love is Love: Activism and Community in LGBTQ+ Comics

June 10, 2019
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Love is Love: Activism and Community in LGBTQ+ Comics

Editor’s note: This interview first appeared summer of 2017 in CBLDF Defender Vol. 2, Issue 2. As we approach the third anniversary of the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub, this is a look back at the queer comics community responding to the tragedy and utilizing comics as a platform for activism and change. For those interested in…

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Badiucao Unmasks, Defying China’s Threats

June 4, 2019
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Badiucao Unmasks, Defying China’s Threats

CBLDF reported earlier this week about brave and thoughtful documentary China’s Artful Dissident being broadcast in Australia, set to follow the masked and  exiled cartoonist, Badiucao as he traveled the world speaking to other exiles and survivors of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, to mark the 30th Anniversary of the human rights tragedy. Our friends at Cartoonists Rights…

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Documentary About Exiled Chinese Cartoonist to Mark 30th Anniversary of Massacre

June 3, 2019
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Documentary About Exiled Chinese Cartoonist to Mark 30th Anniversary of Massacre

A new film by Australian documentarian Danny Ben-Moshe will be broadcast in Australia tomorrow, focused on the career of exiled Chinese cartoonist/street-artist Badiucao to mark the 30th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square.  CBLDF readers may recognize Badiucao’s work, from the often posted cartoon showing the President of China standing over beloved children’s character, Winnie the Pooh, having hunted and…

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Get ready for NOS4A2 with Wraith Signed by Joe Hill! Plus new Goon from Eric Powell!

May 30, 2019
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Get ready for NOS4A2 with Wraith Signed by Joe Hill! Plus new Goon from Eric Powell!

This week CBLDF is thrilled to offer our supporters signed books from two masters of supernatural horror!  Joe Hill’s highly-anticipated NOS4A2 premieres on TV this weekend and donors have the chance to snag a copy of the graphic novel prequel, Wraith: Welcome To Christmasland signed by Joe Hill! Also available is Locke & Key Master Edition Vol 1 – slated to…

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Saga Book Three HC & More GNs Signed by Brian K. Vaughan Benefit CBLDF!

May 24, 2019
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Saga Book Three HC & More GNs Signed by Brian K. Vaughan Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is thrilled to offer our supporters copies of the soon-to-be released Saga Book Three Deluxe Hardcover, signed by author Brian K. Vaughan! We’re also offering donors copies of Saga Books One and Two Hardcovers, Saga Volume One TP, Y: The Last Man Volume One HC, and Runaways by Vaughan & Alphona Omnibus; all signed by Brian K. Vaughan! And don’t miss out on…

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Celebrate Everyone’s Favorite Antihero Harley Quinn With These Signed Books To Benefit CBLDF!

May 16, 2019
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Celebrate Everyone’s Favorite Antihero Harley Quinn With These Signed Books To Benefit CBLDF!

CBLDF is proud to offer these amazing graphic novels that spotlight one of DC Comics most popular characters, Harley Quinn, signed by some legendary creators! Supporters have the chance to pick up Batman Adventures: Mad Love HC,  signed by Bruce Timm; Harley Quinn Vol 1 HC, signed by Terry Dodson & Harley Quinn: Rebirth Vol 1…

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