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Resources For Comics Creators and Employees Impacted By Coronavirus

To help support the creative communities that make our mission possible, we’ve assembled this clearinghouse resource for financial aid, community tools, and other information. These resources can help comics creators, as well as industry employees who have lost their jobs…

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…

Remote Retailer Spotlight: Facebook Live Edition

  Mandatory shutdown orders are affecting retailers across the country. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still grab some new comics from your local comic shop! Where stores are closed, retailers are coming up with innovative ways to best serve their communities…

Poetry is Everywhere! Poetry Comics

  April 1st kicks off National Poetry Month and it is the perfect time to add more poetry into the world. Poetry expresses visceral emotions with language in a way that has engaged readers for centuries. And poetry isn’t one…

Poetry is Everywhere! Howl and the Obscenity Trial

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, -Allen Ginsberg, Howl   Poetry is everywhere and that includes comic books. Celebrate National Poetry Month in April with CBLDF by taking a look-back on Allen…

Retailer Resource for Remote Comic & Manga Book Clubs

In a continuing effort to provide the community with tools and resources to succeed in the current coronavirus crisis and beyond, CBLDF has released a retailer one-sheet to help utilize our newest Comic & Manga Book Club Handbooks with priority…

Remote Retailer Spotlight: Black Cat Comics – Milpitas, California

Black Cat Comics Milpitas, CA Black Cat Comics is currently closed to the public. They are offering mail-order shipping with free shipping for all orders over $25. Customers can also order comics online through their virtual online shop or over the phone and have them shipped to their…