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Celebrate the Holidays With CBLDF & MoCCA at Society of Illustrators on December 10!

November 25, 2014
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Join Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art for a festive holiday celebration at Society of Illustrators on Wednesday, December 10, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.! Toast a year of outstanding comics with special guests including Paul Pope, Chip Kidd, Bob Fingerman, Gregory Benton, and New York’s finest cartoonists…

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Ithaca Student Newspaper Lawsuit Dismissed After Decade Long Battle

November 21, 2014
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Recently, an almost decade long legal battle over censorship of a school newspaper came to disappointing end. Eight years ago, the editorial staff of Ithaca High School’s student newspaper, The Tattler, brought a censorship suit against the school district. The grounds for bringing the suit were that the publication guidelines imposed by the school district…

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Mingle with Comics Creators at CBLDF’s Holiday Comic Swap!

November 21, 2014
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Kick off the holiday season with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at our Holiday Comic Swap on Wednesday, December 3, at the Owl Farm in Park Slope, Brooklyn!  Creators Dan Goldman (Red Light Properties), Miss Lasko-Gross (Escape From Special), and Benjamin Marra (Blades & Lazers) will be on hand for mingling and sketching! Bring your comics to…

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Help Us Make Banned Books Week Better!

November 19, 2014
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Banned Books Week 2014 may be over, but we are already hard at work planning Banned Books Week 2015. And, we want to make it better than ever! We need your help to make this happen. We have created a short, 15-question survey, and we want to know your thoughts. Your input and feedback will…

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Blank Space Partners with CBLDF for Comics Art Exhibition and Fundraiser

November 18, 2014
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Blank Space, an Oslo visual art house that showcases work from emerging and established visual artists, is joining forces with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in the common goal of reinforcing the idea that comics are a valid form of art. Blank Space will be hosting an exhibition in pursuit of this goal March…

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Challenge to Jodi Picoult Book Struck Down in Pennsylvania

November 14, 2014
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Earlier this week, the Kennett Consolidated School District school board in Pennsylvania protected the freedom to read by voting 7 -1 to keep Jodi Picoult’s Nineteen Minutes on shelves in the high school library. Picoult’s widely-prasied book focuses on a school shooting and the events leading up to the shooting, including date rape and bullying. Nineteen Minutes…

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Neil Gaiman, Frank Quitely, & Bill Gaines Exclusives Launch CBLDF’s SPIRIT OF GIVING Holiday Gift Drive!

November 12, 2014
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Give the best holiday gifts to the comics fan in your life and support CBLDF during the Spirit of Giving Holiday Gift Drive!  Each week, CBLDF is offering donors a hand-picked selection of gift bundles featuring signed graphic novels or exclusive premiums all supporting the Fund’s efforts to protect the freedom to read! This week, CBLDF…

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Neil Gaiman, Robie Harris, Judy Blume, and More Hit the Red Carpet for NCAC

November 11, 2014
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Last week, author and comics creator (and CBLDF Advisory Board co-chair!) Neil Gaiman and 39 other honorees were awarded the title of 2014 Free Speech Defender by the National Collation Against Censorship. On November 3rd, during a gala New York City, NCAC celebrated their 40th Anniversary and 40 years of free speech by honoring those…

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CBLDF Premieres The Humans At Comic Arts Brooklyn!

November 7, 2014
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CBLDF Premieres The Humans At Comic Arts Brooklyn!

This weekend, CBLDF will be exhibiting at Comic Arts Brooklyn, where we’ll debut the CBLDF exclusive cover of The Humans #1 by Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely while offering a great assortment of signed graphic novels. Hosted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Comic Arts Brooklyn encompasses two days of events: a book fair on Saturday at…

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Time is Running Out for 2014 Memberships!

November 7, 2014
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The year is rapidly coming to a close, which means that there are only a few weeks left to join or renew your 2104 CBLDF Membership! This year’s member card and related premiums are designed by superstar artist Cully Hamner, and include such cool items as travel mugs, tote bags, our annual member t-shirt, and…

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