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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned & Challenged Creators

March 6, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned & Challenged Creators

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight the authors whose work has been most frequently banned and challenged. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have changed the face of free expression in comics by pushing…

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Gear Up for Sin City with Frank Miller Merch!

August 14, 2014
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Gear Up for Sin City with Frank Miller Merch!

Frank Miller has been a long-time supporter of the CBLDF, serving on the Board of Directors for many years and currently sitting on our Advisory Board. In anticipation of the theatrical release of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, we have opened up the archives to release a few very cool Frank Miller items…

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Turning Struggling Students into Superheroes: Comic Books as Teaching Tools

February 21, 2014
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Turning Struggling Students into Superheroes: Comic Books as Teaching Tools

With publications like Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! and CBLDF Presents: Manga and our ongoing “Using Graphic Novels in Education” column, the Fund advocates for the use of comics to encourage literacy and reading. We’re not the only ones: The following article originally appeared on…

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Knowledge Deleted: How a Louisiana Librarian Encouraged Teens to Make an Anti-Censorship Comic

December 18, 2013
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Knowledge Deleted: How a Louisiana Librarian Encouraged Teens to Make an Anti-Censorship Comic

Recently, an article from Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, caught our eye: During Banned Books Week earlier this year, the local public library used a grant from the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund to run a three-day comic book workshop for teens. The six young participants planned, wrote, and illustrated their own comic called Knowledge Deleted_, which…

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Signed Grant Morrison Portrait Available on eBay!

November 29, 2013
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Signed Grant Morrison Portrait Available on eBay!

Artist Steve Cleff donates his talents in support of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund by contributing a one-of-a-kind Grant Morrison portrait.  This painting is watercolor on 18″ x 24″ canvas and has been signed by Mr. Morrison.  This portrait is based on a photograph taken by Allan Amato. Grant Morrison is highly-regarded as one of…

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“The Day the Saucers Came” Now Available on eBay!

August 29, 2013
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“The Day the Saucers Came” Now Available on eBay!

Today, we are auctioning our final FIVE prints of “The Day the Saucers Came.”  This extremely limited poster is signed and remarked by CBLDF supporter and bestselling author Neil Gaiman. The poster art is by Jouni Koponen and includes everything from zombies and UFOs to giants and fairies. This 10″ x 28″ poster is the perfect…

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Signed Book Day on eBay!

August 19, 2013
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Signed Book Day on eBay!

Auctions for Paul Pope Day and Signed Single Issue Day are still active, but today we’re spotlighting Signed Book Day! Cover Story: The DC Comics Cover Art of Brian Bolland showcases the work of one of the brightest stars to come out of the 1980s’ “British Invasion.” With his razor-sharp line work and quirky, highly-detailed…

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Signed Single Issues Day on eBay!

August 16, 2013
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Signed Single Issues Day on eBay!

On Wednesday, we launched Paul Pope Day on eBay, the first in our series of special auctions promoting some of our rarest and most exciting products. Each auction continues for a full week (so there’s still time to bid on Paul Pope goodness!), but today we’re spotlighting SIGNED SINGLE ISSUES! First up is George R.R.…

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eBay Giving Works Benefits CBLDF!

May 29, 2013
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eBay Giving Works Benefits CBLDF!

If you’re reading this, chances are you already know about the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Rewards Zone. A host of rewards are offered to thank our generous contributors, including apparel, posters, signed books, and even fragrances. We’re frequently updating our inventory with new products, so check back often if you don’t want to miss…

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CBLDF Celebrates May with Awesome New Premiums!

May 7, 2013
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CBLDF Celebrates May with Awesome New Premiums!

This month, CBLDF has added some amazing new premiums to our Rewards Zone! Each time you pick up one of our premiums, your donation not only puts a great new item on your book shelf — it also helps protect the free speech rights of the comics community! What’s new and back in stock this…

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