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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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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

March 13, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight some creators whose work has been most frequently banned and challenged, plus a few who started out in the Pre-Code Era. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have…

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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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