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Why Banning Extreme Manga Fails To Protect Children

December 16, 2015
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Recent media coverage of UN Special Envoy Maud de Boer-Buquicchio’s recommendations to Japan for combating child sexual abuse emphasized her assertion that the country should, “ban manga of extreme child pornographic content.” This recommendation is a wrong-minded and unfortunate distraction from the larger substance of her worthy efforts – ending the abuse and exploitation of real children. A glance…

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CBLDF Thanks Members With Vintage Gaiman, Moore, & Gibbons Podcast — Join Now!

December 8, 2015
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CBLDF members make our work possible! From now until the end of the year, we’re thanking all of our members for helping us do this work with a CBLDF-exclusive podcast featuring a vintage 1980s interview among Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, and Dave Gibbons as they discuss Watchmen, free expression, creativity, and the power of comics! If…

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Frank Miller, Phoebe Gloeckner, Goon, & The Fifth Beatle Join CBLDF Spirit of Giving Holiday Fundraiser!

December 4, 2015
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Frank Miller, Phoebe Gloeckner, Goon, & The Fifth Beatle Join CBLDF Spirit of Giving Holiday Fundraiser!

Frank Miller, Phoebe Gloeckner, Eric Powell, Vivek Tiwary, and Andrew Robinson have added their support to CBLDF’s SPIRIT OF GIVING Holiday Fundraiser! Plus, we have new items from Neil Gaiman and Alison Bechdel! Get the best gifts for the comics fans on your list with SIGNED items benefiting Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Our supporters have offered a huge…

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Support CBLDF on #GivingTuesday — Get Vintage Neil Gaiman and Alan Moore Podcast and More As Thanks!

December 1, 2015
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Support CBLDF on #GivingTuesday — Get Vintage Neil Gaiman and Alan Moore Podcast and More As Thanks!

All year round, CBLDF works hard to protect the right to read. This year saw the most attacks on the freedom to read comics in a generation, including calls to ban graphic novels in schools and libraries, threatened legal actions, and unconstitutional legislation that endangers the rights of readers, creators, and retailers. CBLDF responded to…

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CBLDF’s Cyber Monday: Gifts by Gaiman, Bechdel, Dodson, & More Personalized GNs!

November 30, 2015
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CBLDF’s Cyber Monday: Gifts by Gaiman, Bechdel, Dodson, & More Personalized GNs!

This Cyber Monday, get the best gifts for the comics fans on your list with SIGNED items benefiting Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Our supporters have offered a huge assortment of signed, sketched, and even personalized graphic novels to thank you for your donation to CBLDF! Give the gift of protecting free speech this holiday season! Check…

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Get in The Spirit of Giving with Personalized Gifts: Star Wars, Avatar, BKV & More!

November 20, 2015
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CBLDF has the best holiday gifts for the fan in your life in our Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser! From now until December 7, you can get outstanding graphic novels personalized to the fan of your choice by creators like Brian K. Vaughan, Jason Aaron, Jeff Lemire, Dave Gibbons, Gene Yang, and more, including the…

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Sandman: Overture Signed by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams For CBLDF Donors!

November 6, 2015
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Sandman: Overture Signed by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams For CBLDF Donors!

Twenty-five years since The Sandman first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman’s legendary series is back in a deluxe edition! Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams have both signed this special edition on an exclusive oversized bookplate, featuring art by Williams! Limited to 300 signed and numbered copies, this extraordinary CBLDF exclusive is the ultimate holiday…

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New Benefit Comics: Back To The Future, Paper Girls, Spider-Man 2099!

October 30, 2015
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New Benefit Comics: Back To The Future, Paper Girls, Spider-Man 2099!

CBLDF is happy to thank you for supporting CBLDF today with three incredible and exclusive offerings: Back to the Future #1 Zbox “Grays Almanac” Retailers Exclusive Variant, Paper Girls #1, Signed by Brian K Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, and Jared Fletcher!, and Spider-Man 2099 Diamond UK Exclusive, Signed by Will Sliney! These comics aren’t available anywhere else and 100%…

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How Your Humble Contribution Helps CBLDF!

September 17, 2015
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You’re protecting the right to read when you support the Neil Gaiman Rarities Bundle! Every contribution to this record-breaking bundle supports the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s important work. From front-line efforts against censorship in schools and libraries, to legal aid for those who need it most, to the best education program  in comics, your…

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UPDATED: Bid For Free Speech At CBLDF’s Live Art Auction, Presented By IDW Publishing and San Diego Comic Art Gallery

July 10, 2015
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IDW Publishing and San Diego Comic Art Gallery proudly present the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Art Auction on Saturday July 11 at 8:00 PM! Bid on original art by some of comics’ greatest creators, including Jim Lee, Charlie Adlard, Kelley Jones, J. Scott Campbell, Jeff Smith, Stuart Immonen, Tula Lotay, Dan Brereton, Sam Kieth, Ming Doyle,…

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