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Talking Comics in Higher Ed with Comics@SDSU

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This week, I had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with popular culture librarian/comic arts curator Pamela Jackson and professor of history Elizabeth Pollard of Comics@SDSU. Comics@SDSU is a comics studies collaborative affiliated with San Diego State University.…

Almodóvar and Claytoons Battle the Algorithms

This month saw two art takedowns at the behest of algorithms. Facebook removed an anti-Taliban editorial cartoon by Clay Jones, and earlier this month, Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film Madres Paralelas (Parallel Mothers) had its poster removed from Instagram. Both images were taken…

Watch Decoding Censorship Now!

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Thank you to everyone who attended our June membership meeting Decoding Censorship. We had a great lineup of panelists, Terry Anderson, Gordon Danning, Jackie Farmer, and Betsy Gomez.  The Comics Code may be gone, but its specter remains. Recoding Censorship examined the changing state of censorship and what…

Panelists Announced for Recoding Censorship

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Join us this Thursday, June 24 at 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern for our June Membership Meeting Recoding Censorship. We are pleased to announce the stellar panelists that will be joining us for our event. Guest panelists include Terry Anderson (Cartoonists…

Watch Contract Rights and Wrongs NOW!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our May membership meeting Contract Rights & Wrongs. We want to give an extra special thanks to our generous panelists Robyn Williams, Skinner, Lillian Laserson, Stu Rees, and Thomas Crowell. Recently, CBLDF…

Watch Comics After COVID Now!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our February panel Comics After COVID. We want to give a special thanks to our generous panelists Anna Warren Cebrian, Amy Chu, and Gamal Hennessey.   The panelists had an insightful discussion…

Resources For Comics Industry Businesses Impacted By Coronavirus

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 to monitor the situation surrounding the outbreak…

One Week Left to Support CBLDF and ACLU with a Humble Manga Bundle!

There is just one week left to get the Kodansha Comics’ Humble Manga Bundle: Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail & More. Starting at $1, pay what you want to get a huge selection of Hiro Mashima’s work for Kodansha Comics as DRM-free ebooks. The selection of digital…