Author: Siena Fallon

Fight Identity Censorship: Spotlight LGBTQ+ Comics at Your Shop

LGBTQ+ content is most frequently targeted by identity censorship. ALA just revealed that 8 of the 10 most banned books of 2019 were challenged because they featured LGBTQ+ characters and themes. This National Library Week CBLDF is creating resources to…

Fight Identity Censorship Today with CBLDF

  Join CBLDF at the front lines of the fight against identity censorship today! Support our work and tell the censors that you can’t ban people for being who they are. Identity censorship, a form of censorship that targets books…

Fight Identity Censorship With These CBLDF Resources

Help CBLDF fight the rising trend of identity censorship! Identity censorship happens when challenges are brought based on the personal identity of the author or the subject matter of a book. LGBTQ+ content is the most frequent target of identity censorship, including…

Retailer Resource: Put Your Comic Shop Online

Comic shops everywhere have been impacted by the Coronavirus crisis. To maintain business, shops are coming up with new ways to reach their customers remotely and continue selling comics. CBLDF is working with retailers to share their innovative approaches to continue…

Government Relief Loans for Comics Businesses Webinar

CBLDF is developing and creating resources for those affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Government Relief Loans for Comic Businesses was made to help retailers navigate applying for government relief loans that can help their business weather the current crisis. Watch the…

CBLDF Remote Retailing Webinar

Remote Retailing: Connecting With Your Customer Online Webinar CBLDF is developing resources for retailers affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Remote Retailing is the first of the planned series of retailer training webinars. Watch the full video on the CBLDF YouTube…

Remote Retailer Spotlight: Comic Curators

  For many people, there’s nothing better than hunting through the racks of a comic shop to find something new to read. But with comic shops across the country temporarily closed, that’s become much harder to do. Comic book retailers…

Retailer Resource: Social Media Training Webinar

  Social Media: Best Practices for the Comic Book Retailer Friday, April 17th @ 1 PM PST Social media platforms have become essential spaces for millions of Americans looking to build connection and community. As a result these platforms have…

Retailer Resource for Selling Comics Online

The Coronavirus crisis affects us all. Statewide shutdowns and social distancing have led to an unprecedented mass closure of physical retail locations. To maintain business, many stores have moved toward remote retailing solutions. E-commerce platforms like eBay allow retailers to…

Remote Retailer Spotlight: Facebook Live Edition

  Mandatory shutdown orders are affecting retailers across the country. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still grab some new comics from your local comic shop! Where stores are closed, retailers are coming up with innovative ways to best serve their communities…