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Poetry is Everywhere! Poetry Comics

April 1, 2020
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Poetry is Everywhere! Poetry Comics

  April 1st kicks off National Poetry Month and it is the perfect time to add more poetry into the world. Poetry expresses visceral emotions with language in a way that has engaged readers for centuries. And poetry isn’t one thing, it is almost all things, from a Pulitzer Prize–winning verse, to the magnets on…

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5 Comics for a Rainy Day (Each a Different School Subject)

March 23, 2020
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5 Comics for a Rainy Day (Each a Different School Subject)

Many families are making new routines and creating new habits to prioritize learning and self-improvement during this stressful time. Within that self-improvement, a lot of the activities kids can still participate in involve going outside with family and getting exercise, playing sports, and using up a lot of energy. So what to do with a…

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CBLDF All Ages Read-Along Starts Now!

March 20, 2020
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CBLDF All Ages Read-Along Starts Now!

Read comics, win prizes, and interact with readers all over the world! Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is announcing our first Read-Along Bingo for readers of all ages! Starting now, read comics and books that fit into our prompts and share your picks online with the hashtag #CBLDFreads. To get CBLDF Bingo, complete one line horizontally, vertically,…

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CBLDF Looking for Education Coordinator

March 13, 2020
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CBLDF Looking for Education Coordinator

EDUCATION COORDINATOR Part-Time,  Located in Portland, OR office The Education Coordinator steers the development and implementation of all Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s educational resources and programs. This position reports to the Executive Director and supervises volunteers and contractors in planning and executing teacher – and library – facing resources and programs, including online and print…

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Comic Book Retail Webinar Series – Register Now!

March 13, 2020
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Comic Book Retail Webinar Series – Register Now!

More than ever, schools and libraries are eager to include comics in their collections and programming, and no one is better positioned to help them navigate the landscape than comic book retailers!  Learn the secrets of selling comics to schools and libraries in this information-packed webinar series by Jennifer Haines!  Unlike box stores and online retailers,…

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Support CBLDF and ACLU with a Humble Manga Bundle!

March 11, 2020
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Support CBLDF and ACLU with a Humble Manga Bundle!

There are just two weeks left to get the Kodansha Comics’ Humble Manga Bundle: Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail & More. Starting at $1, pay what you want to get a huge selection of Hiro Mashima’s work for Kodansha Comics as DRM-free ebooks. The selection of digital content not only includes Fairy Tale but also Edens Zero, Monster Soul, Rave Master, and more.…

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The Bluest Eye Removed in California

March 10, 2020
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The Bluest Eye Removed in California

National Coalition Against Censorship brought to light a recent ban on teaching Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye in California’s Colton Joint Unified School District last month, which largely went under the radar not just in national news, but in Colton itself. At a school board meeting on February 6th, the agenda was set to vote…

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Bloodshot Movie Premieres Friday, But Comics Bundle Expires Soon!

March 9, 2020
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Bloodshot Movie Premieres Friday, But Comics Bundle Expires Soon!

Humble Comics Bundle: Bloodshot 2020 By Valiant! The wait is over, BLOODSHOT hits the big screen this Friday! And as Vin Diesel teases the potential for way more movies from the Valiant Universe you’ll want to grab this Humble Comics Bundle before it expires in 5 days. Starting at just $1 you’ll get DRM-free digital…

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Parental Bill of Rights Likely Done in Florida Senate

March 6, 2020
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Parental Bill of Rights Likely Done in Florida Senate

The Florida Senate failed to vote on the latest book banning legislation called the “Parents’ Bill of Rights” which effectively kills the bill unless they schedule more time for continued arguments and a vote. Senator Kelli Stargel told the press “I think there’s not a will to do it this year. I don’t think they…

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Just Announced! Humble Manga Bundle: Hiro Mashima’s FAIRY TAIL & More by Kodansha Comics. Support free speech!

March 4, 2020
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Just Announced! Humble Manga Bundle: Hiro Mashima’s FAIRY TAIL & More by Kodansha Comics. Support free speech!

Whether you’re manga obsessed or interested but new to the medium, the latest Humble Bundle is an amazing deal. Starting at $1, you can grab a vast selection of Kodansha comics, including Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail and more! Every bundle purchased supports the critical efforts of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and American Civil Liberties…

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