Category: Community

Mariko Tamaki & Gene Yang Celebrate National Library Week Live — Register Now!

Join celebrated authors Mariko Tamaki and Gene Luen Yang for a conversation about intellectual freedom, visibility, and creativity as CBLDF commemorates National Library Week! Sign up now for this live webinar happening on Thursday, April 23 at 12:30 PDT/ 3:30 EDT – Register here.…

UPDATED Resources For Comics Industry Businesses Impacted By Coronavirus

UPDATED 4/15/20 to reflect new State-by-State resources. The Coronavirus crisis impacts all of us. To help support the comics business community that makes our mission possible, we’ve assembled this clearinghouse resource for financial aid, training tools, and other information. We’re continuing…

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…

Register Now: Government Relief Loans for Comics Businesses Webinar

Government Relief Loans for Comics Businesses: How to Apply & Use Your Benefits Wednesday, April 8 1 PM Pacific/4 PM Eastern Register Now Comics retailers, publishers, and other industry businesses are eligible to apply for forgivable 7(A) Payroll Protection Loans and Economic…