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Best of CBLDF’s Inktober 2019!

October 7, 2019
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Best of CBLDF’s Inktober 2019!

The first week of CBLDF’s #Inktober2019 challenge is nearly complete and we’re thrilled that so many people have been getting in the free expression spirit. Check out some of our favorites here or head on over to our Instagram and tag us in your submission. Each week we’ll feature our favorites on our blog, in…

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Colorado Comics Store Drag Show Continues Despite Protests

October 4, 2019
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Colorado Comics Store Drag Show Continues Despite Protests

In September, CBLDF reported on an all-ages Drag Show at Mile High Comics in Colorado that had drawn the attention of protestors, including an SPLC identified hate group, Proud Boys. Now this iconic local comics shop has made national news again, as flyers warning of white supremacist groups planning to protest the next event get…

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Support Free Expression at New York City Comic Con with CBLDF! Booth#2109

October 3, 2019
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Support Free Expression at New York City Comic Con with CBLDF! Booth#2109

It is time for the largest annual East Coast Convention, as NYCC 2019 kicks off today, Thursday, October 3rd. CBLDF has brought tons of amazing rewards just for you, and can’t wait to see and hear how you’re celebrating free expression this year. Stop by the Booth #2109  to say hi, grab free copies of some…

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Show Off Your Free Expression with CBLDF This Inktober

October 1, 2019
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Show Off Your Free Expression with CBLDF This Inktober

Join CBLDF this October is a special drawing challenge aimed at daily creativity, community, and free expression! Inktober is an Instagram tradition for the month of October that anyone can participate in.  Designed to flex and improve drawing skills, plus develop communities around art and artistic support. Best of all,  all you need to participate…

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Graphic Novelist & Educator Lynda Barry Named MacArthur Genius

September 26, 2019
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The prestigious MacArthur Foundation has recognized one of the stand out voices in the comics community with a 2019 Genius Grant. Lynda Barry is the creator behind One! Hundred! Demons!, What It Is, The Good Times Are Killing Me, and much more. Later in 2019, Barry’s much anticipated Making Comics will be published by Drawn…

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Selling Comics Available Today!

September 18, 2019
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Selling Comics Available Today!

The much-anticipated Selling Comics is finally here! Brought to you from CBLDF and Dark Horse, this is the guide for those interested in, starting out, or looking for community in the comics retailer community. Grab yours today from CBLDF (and then go register for new retailer webinars)! Edited by CBLDF alumni Alex Cox (previously an…

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Get Ready For Banned Books Week With CBLDF!

September 17, 2019
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Get Ready For Banned Books Week With CBLDF!

Next week is Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. For educators, librarians, and parents, it falls at a hectic time of year, getting kids back into the routine of homework, school, not to mention all of the extracurriculars the students and the adults take part in. So look no further than CBLDF to give…

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Musa Kart Freed By Top Turkish Appeals Court Order

September 16, 2019
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Musa Kart Freed By Top Turkish Appeals Court Order

Last Thursday, 142 days after turning themselves in on fabricated charges, cartoonist Musa Kart and four of his colleagues walked out of a prison and into the waiting arms of friends, family, and supporters, ready to celebrate the order of release from Turkey’s highest Court of Appeals. In total 14 staff members were charged with “aiding a terror group…

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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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