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Tips on Hosting a Virtual Event for Your Store

The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way comic shops are able to do business. Despite new restrictions, it’s important that comic shops continue to serve their communities. Hosting a virtual event is a great way to bring people together and…

Preparing Your Shop for When You’re Ready to Reopen

Many comic shops have been temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 crisis. As some areas begin easing restrictions, it’s important to have a plan in place for when your store reopens, when it has been deemed safe to do so.…

Reading Resources and NEW Discussion Guide: Superman Smashes the Klan

CBLDF supports free expression and quality reading experiences with the following resources to help educators, librarians, and parents share the benefits of graphic novels with young people: The benefits of comic arts as a form of storytelling: Raising a Reader…

Gene Luen Yang Fights for Free Expression

Tuesday, May 12th, Gene Luen Yang’s much anticipated Superman Smashes the Klan graphic novel hit digital shelves, and CBLDF introduced a new discussion guide focused on this important story. Don’t forget to check out all of the amazing resources Gene…

Meet & Greet for League of Graphic Novel Educators

Meet fellow educators, librarians, and graphic novel readers for our first League Meet & Greet via Zoom on Thursday, May 14 @ 4:30 PDT.  Let’s get to know one another, talk graphically (about graphic novels), and have some fun! Want…

Remote Retailer Spotlight: Community Engagement

With comic shops closed temporarily across the country, fans are missing the fun of weekly visits to their local comic shops. But many comic book retailers are coming up with cool new ways to stay engaged with their customers during…

Kids, Tweens, Teens: Graphic Novels for Mental Health

Minds and emotions of all ages need tending to! In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, CBLDF has gathered great graphic novels and illustrated texts for kids ages 3 and up. These stories help young people understand their experiences and the experiences…