Category: Community

Hang with Terry Moore and Ted Adams by joining CBLDF

This week marks the first live experiences for CBLDF members. When you become a CBLDF member you can choose to attend a live experience with the industry’s top creators! From Q&A’s with legends like Trina Robbins and Dave Gibbons to…

Comic Book Greats Host Fan Experiences for CBLDF Members

CBLDF needs your help today! Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, you’ve counted on CBLDF to provide essential resources to help comics businesses and educators, including government aid analysis and remote learning tools. We’ve also maintained our core legal program, funding important…

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.…

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…

New to You Comic Book Day and Your Shop

Spring has seen a pause in the release of new comic books. But that doesn’t mean comic shops can’t still celebrate Wednesday as New Comic Book Day. Richard John Early, owner of Paradox Comics-N-Cards, helped create New to You Comic…

What To Do If You Can’t Pay Rent Because of COVID-19

For many businesses, May 1 brings a new round of anxiety around paying rent. While some were able to use savings or secure relief funding, others weren’t. With the majority of comics businesses being impacted, the lack of income makes…

Social Media for Comic Book Retailers Webinar

CBLDF is developing resources to help comic book retailers navigate the necessary remote retail environment. CBLDF Community Development Manager Siena Fallon, joined John Dudas and Timmy Heague, two social media savvy retailers to talk best practices. Watch the full video…

CBLDF at Socially Distant Comic Con

In lieu of SDCC, Sara and Cecil will be interviewing a host of incredible comic creators, writers, actors, producers, comedians, podcast hosts and more. Entry to the con is proof of donation to CBLDF or BINC. You can also gain…