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Don’t Miss CBLDF at SPX this Weekend! With Raina Telgemeier, Chris Ware, and More!

September 13, 2019
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Don’t Miss CBLDF at SPX this Weekend! With Raina Telgemeier, Chris Ware, and More!

CBLDF is proud to be at Small Press Expo, one of the premier indie comics conventions! Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 15, you can drop by CBLDF’s Booth W80-83  and snag amazing signed graphic novels, CBLDF merch, and copies of our latest free publications. Plus you’ll be able to meet amazing creators like Raina Telgemeier,…

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Join CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con! Booth# 908

September 13, 2019
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Join CBLDF at Rose City Comic Con! Booth# 908

Join CBLDF this weekend at a hometown show, Rose City Comic Con, Friday – Sunday. If you’re in the Portland area, make sure you drop by Rose City Comic Con this weekend and stock up on rewards for your collection. CBLDF is going to be at this close to home show all weekend, Friday the…

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Ask Your Local Comics Shop for This is What Democracy Looks Like Today!

September 11, 2019
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Ask Your Local Comics Shop for This is What Democracy Looks Like Today!

  This Is What Democracy Looks Like has just arrived, in time for Constitution Day!  This Is What Democracy Looks Like maps out how the US government was designed to foster democracy and encourages readers to become more informed and engaged citizens. Produced by the Eisner award-winning Center for Cartoon Studies, this comic is part of a…

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Police Raid in Brazil to Confiscate Avengers with Same-Sex Kiss

September 11, 2019
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Police Raid in Brazil to Confiscate Avengers with Same-Sex Kiss

Last week law enforcement officials raided a book festival in Brazil at the mayor’s order, to seize copies of an Avengers comic featuring Hulkling and Wiccan, two male superheroes, kissing. The raid turned up no copies of the book, Avengers: The Children’s Crusade, as the booth carrying it had sold out days prior to the mayor’s…

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Last Week! Red Sonja and Dynamite Support the Fight for Free Expression!

September 11, 2019
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Last Week! Red Sonja and Dynamite Support the Fight for Free Expression!

There’s just one week left to score a digital library of Red Sonja as part of the epic Dynamite Comics Humble Bundle that supports CBLDF on the front lines of the fight for free expression! Starting at $1, pay what you want for a great selection of DRM-Free digital comics, including an exclusive Mark Russell Red…

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Just Announced! Dynamite Red Sonja Humble Bundle Supports CBLDF!

September 4, 2019
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Just Announced! Dynamite Red Sonja Humble Bundle Supports CBLDF!

Just Announced! Dynamite and Humble Bundle have teamed up to support CBLDF and the fight for free expression with an epic Red Sonja Bundle featuring a new Mark Russell exclusive story! Don’t wait, this bundle will only run for a limited time, and you don’t want to miss out on 120 DRM-free digital issues from some…

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Exorcists Tell Pastor to Ban Harry Potter in Nashville

September 3, 2019
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Exorcists Tell Pastor to Ban Harry Potter in Nashville

A Catholic school in Nashville has made headlines internationally for banning the Harry Potter series from its library. The K- 8th-grade school’s Pastor Dan Reehil made the decision, emailing faculty that he consulted both local and Vatican exorcists before deciding to pull the best-selling book series of all time. Reehil said in his email that…

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CBLDF Retailer Spotlight: Dark Carnival & The Escapist

September 2, 2019
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CBLDF Retailer Spotlight: Dark Carnival & The Escapist

Dark Carnival & The Escapist Comics are next door to each other in the Claremont District of Berkeley, California. These sibling stores create a small haven for genre literature nerds and comics fans alike. Dark Carnival is a books store specializing in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror. The Escapist Comics next door won the 2019 Diamond…

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History of Comics Censorship, Part 2

August 30, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part 2

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as we…

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Mile High Comics’ Drag Show Attracts Protesters (But More Supporters)

August 30, 2019
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Mile High Comics’ Drag Show Attracts Protesters (But More Supporters)

Since February, Mile High Comics in Denver, Colorado has been hosting an all-ages Drag Show one Sunday each month to raise money for a local scholarship fund. In addition to drawing crowds of fans interested in supporting the store and raising money for a local nonprofit, it has also drawn a crowd of protesters, including…

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