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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board Update

The CBLDF announced today that Paul Levitz is retiring from our Board of Directors. In addition, the Board has accepted the resignations of Katherine Keller and Jeff Abraham. We respect the decisions that Paul, Katherine and Jeff have made to…

An Update From Our Board of Directors

First and foremost, the CBLDF is grateful that Kris Simon has come forward. We also want to recognize Taki Soma for what she endured and for bringing this to light. Both have our full support. We are releasing Shy Allot…

A Statement From the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Board

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has accepted the resignation of Charles Brownstein as Executive Director, effective immediately.  Our organization exists to serve the comics community and the First Amendment, and we can’t do that without an open and honest…

Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Prince and the Dressmaker

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF designed to highlight the depth and complexity of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

Celebrate Pride with an LGBTQ+ Reading List

In honor of Pride Month, CBLDF has put together a reading list of graphic novels featuring LGBTQ+ creators and themes. Celebrate Pride by enjoying graphic reads that uplift LGBTQ+ voices and stories! You can support CBLDF’s fight to defend queer…

Bone and Watchmen: This Week’s Recommended Summer Reading

This week, we’re challenging you to read a banned or challenged graphic novel! Comic books, graphic novels, and manga are frequently challenged and even banned because the medium thrives on the power of static images that can be taken out of context, and because there is a lingering stigma that comics are low-value speech. Check out our two selections for your #CBLDFSummerReads and download printables to keep track of your reading and more.

Using Graphic Novels in Education: As the Crow Flies

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF designed to highlight the depth and complexity of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we provide teaching and discussion suggestions for…

Celebrate Pride at Your Comic Shop

June is Pride month! Which means it’s the perfect time to celebrate the wealth of great LGBTQ+ comics at your shop. Use these tips to help celebrate Pride at your store! Highlight LGBTQ+ Comics With a Pride Spotlight We live…

Pride Month Reads and Resources

It’s more important than ever to stand up for what’s right. Even as we celebrate Pride, identity censorship, a form of censorship that targets books and speakers based on the identity of the author or characters in a book, remains…