Tag: alan moore

Adding V for Vendetta to Your Library or Classroom Collection

SMiling Guy Fawkes mask with the title V For Vendetta.

V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd features a near-future fascist dystopia to rival anything seen in We, 1984, or Fahrenheit 451. Nightmarish governmental departments control the populace suppressing their freedom and identities. The imagery of the Guy Fawkes mask worn by…

Bone and Watchmen: This Week’s Recommended Summer Reading

This week, we’re challenging you to read a banned or challenged graphic novel! Comic books, graphic novels, and manga are frequently challenged and even banned because the medium thrives on the power of static images that can be taken out of context, and because there is a lingering stigma that comics are low-value speech. Check out our two selections for your #CBLDFSummerReads and download printables to keep track of your reading and more.

Support CBLDF With Spooky GNs Signed by Emil Ferris, Eddie Campbell, & Many More!

This year you can celebrate Halloween by treating yourself to these spooky graphic novels, signed by their incredible creators to benefit CBLDF’s important work! Make a donation today to grab signed premiums, including: My Favorite Thing is Monsters SC, signed by Emil Ferris; From Hell HC, signed…

Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

As Banned Books Week draws to a close, it’s crucial to remember that this celebration is to draw attention to the challenges and bans that happen all year long. To keep the spirit of free expression going from this Banned…

History of Comics Censorship, Part Three

Editor’s Note: This resource is the third of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week,…

Educational GNs Signed by Scott McCloud, Dave Gibbons, & More Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is featuring a host of educational graphic novels and resources for our donors! We’ve got some great donation premiums, including signed books about the art of comics: Understanding Comics, signed by Scott McCloud and How Comics Work, signed by Dave Gibbons! We’ve also…

New Spawn Humble Bundle from Image Comics Benefits CBLDF!

Humble Comics Bundle: Spawn by Image Since the ’90s, few characters have held the public’s imagination the way that Spawn has. Consistently a best-seller, Spawn inspired an Emmy Award-winning animated show long before the days where comics ruled the television…

CBLDF Gift Guide 2018!

CBLDF 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! This holiday season you can support CBLDF and find something for everyone on your list! We’re offering our donors the chance to grab gifts signed by incredible creators, including Classic GNs signed by Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, Alison…