Posts Tagged ‘ 2018 ’

4 Years After “Je Suis Charlie” – Are We?

January 10, 2019
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4 Years After “Je Suis Charlie” – Are We?

This week marked the 4th anniversary of the gruesome Charlie Hedbo attack, where two brothers, Saïd and Chérif Kouachi, forced their way into the newspaper’s office and killed 12 people, injuring 11 more. At the time of the tragedy, the world was horrified by the violence against the paper – a rally for national unity…

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Watch Image Library LiveStreams Anytime

January 2, 2019
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Watch Image Library LiveStreams Anytime

Watch the Image Library Livestreams Anytime In 2018, Image Comics celebrated Banned Books Week with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and The Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table of the American Library Association by producing a week of Library Livestreams featuring creators Nick Dragotta (East of West), Grace Ellis (Moonstruck, Lumberjanes), Pornsak Pichetshote (Infidel), Shannon Wheeler (Too Much Coffee Man), and Skottie Young (I…

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund 2018: A Year in Review

December 31, 2018
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund 2018: A Year in Review

Looking back at 2018, a year that was filled with challenges and victories, it’s easy to see that the front lines of free expression are still under attack all too frequently. Thanks to the generous support of members, readers, and followers,  Comic Book Legal Defense Fund was able to face the challenges head-on and fight…

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There’s Still Time to Make a Tax-Deductible Donation in 2018!

December 28, 2018
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There’s Still Time to Make a Tax-Deductible Donation in 2018!

CBLDF made a significant difference in the fight for free expression this year. Help us continue this vital work by making a tax-deductible donation today! Donations made before the end of the year are tax-deductible in 2018. Become a CBLDF member today to grab exclusive 2018 membership premiums, designed by Mike Allred, before they’re gone! You can also…

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Top 10 CBLDF Stories of 2018!

December 27, 2018
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Top 10 CBLDF Stories of 2018!

Looking back on a year where the news seemed nothing more than a constant sort of upsetting developments, it’s interesting to see which articles and stories were the fan favorites for CBLDF readers. Some were heavy on outrage, but other were filled with the promise of hope. A lot of popular ones focused on elements…

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CBLDF Roundup: Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2018!

December 11, 2018
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CBLDF Roundup: Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2018!

In what has now become a favorite annual tradition, CBLDF rounds up the top “Best of Comics and Graphic Novels” lists for the year, as a helpful reminder that there’s still good in the world, and that good is found mostly in the juxtaposition of art and text. This year some list authors find common…

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Educators, Librarians, and Community Members – Report Censorship from 2018

December 3, 2018
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Educators, Librarians, and Community Members – Report Censorship from 2018

The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) is asking for anyone who has knowledge of censorship attempts in 2018 to submit reports before the end of the year. Anyone can report a censorship incident, including challenges and bans, and the incidents are not restricted to books. Make a report if you know about…

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On the Front Lines of Free Expression: CBLDF Annual Report 2018

November 26, 2018
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On the Front Lines of Free Expression: CBLDF Annual Report 2018

Free expression withstood a wide range of attacks in 2018. Thanks to donors like you, CBLDF was at the forefront, protecting our community from an increasing tempo of challenges to comics and other expressive material. From providing legal aid and expertise to protecting access to valuable books, CBLDF was on the front lines of the…

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Mike Allred Creates 2018 CBLDF Member Art!

January 8, 2018
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Mike Allred wants you to join CBLDF! The legendary creator of Madman and iZombie created this year’s CBLDF membership art, which is featured on members-only gear including a membership card, t-shirt, print, hoodie, and more! Show the world that you’re standing up for the right to read while making a difference to protect the comics community’s First Amendment…

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