Posts Tagged ‘ alison bechdel ’

Remembering Godfather of Queer Comics, Howard Cruse

December 18, 2019
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Remembering Godfather of Queer Comics, Howard Cruse

This year saw the loss of one of the greats in the comics community when Howard Cruse passed away from lymphoma in late November. Cruse, often referred to as the “godfather of Queer Comics,” never had the mainstream fame he deserved, but he was a cartoonist’s cartoonist and an icon in the comics and LGBTQ+…

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LAST WEEK! Get Signed & Personalized Watchmen, Umbrella Academy, Fun Home & Many More!

December 2, 2019
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LAST WEEK! Get Signed & Personalized Watchmen, Umbrella Academy, Fun Home & Many More!

This is the last week to donate to a great cause and get the best comic gifts signed and personalized to you or your loved ones! Don’t miss Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s annual Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser–but hurry, it ends next Monday, December 9!  Donate today to support our important work AND grab incredible graphic…

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CBLDF Gift Guide 2019!

November 27, 2019
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CBLDF Gift Guide 2019!

This holiday season you can support CBLDF and find something for everyone on your list! We’re offering donation premiums signed by incredible creators, including: Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, Alison Bechdel, Brian K. Vaughan, Raina Telgemeier, Roz Chast, & more! Looking for standout stocking-stuffers? We’ve got you covered with enamel pins, embroidered patches, t-shirts, prints, and fragrances. Or, give the gift that keeps on giving with a CBLDF annual membership! Don’t wait, donate today to make…

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Join Alison Bechdel, Art Spiegelman, Garth Ennis & More for Spirit of Giving 2019!

November 15, 2019
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Join Alison Bechdel, Art Spiegelman, Garth Ennis & More for Spirit of Giving 2019!

This holiday season you have a chance to donate to a great cause and get the best comic gifts signed and personalized to you or your loved ones! Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is thrilled to announce our annual Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser–from now until Monday, December 9, you can donate to support our…

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Fun Home Victory in NJ Lawsuit!

June 14, 2019
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Fun Home Victory in NJ Lawsuit!

Monday, June 10, State Superior Court Judge Margaret Goodzeit granted dismissed the lawsuit against Watching Hills New Jersey School District for offering the award-winning graphic memoir Fun Home as a reading choice. Further, the suit dismissal itself reads: “Order denying injunction and dismissing complaint with prejudice for failure to state a claim.” Meaning that the…

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Start Summer Reading with Banned and Challenged Comics!

May 27, 2019
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Start Summer Reading with Banned and Challenged Comics!

Summer reading is not just for kids. Whether you are lining up beach reads months in advance of vacation or drawn to the allure of an airport bookstore for a last minute treat (and the hope of scoring a secretly signed book), reading is ingrained in the unplugged joys of summer. This summer, make it…

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Lawsuit Demands Fun Home Removed

May 15, 2019
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Lawsuit Demands Fun Home Removed

Almost a year after Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic was successfully retained in a New Jersey school district, a lawsuit has been brought against school district employees in Watchung Hills alleging if the graphic novel isn’t removed, “minors will suffer irreparable harm and that New Jersey statutes will be violated.” The plaintiffs asked the…

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Start Planning Banned Books Week with CBLDF!

April 12, 2019
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Start Planning Banned Books Week with CBLDF!

Earlier this week the theme for September’s Banned Books Week was announced following the ALA’s annual Most Frequently Challenged and Banned List, demonstrating the importance for censorship awareness. It’s as crucial this year as ever to plan events to educate, entertain, and shine a light on the multitude of attempts to ban books and comics that…

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Free Teaching Guides from CBLDF Highlight Women in Comics

March 8, 2019
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Free Teaching Guides from CBLDF Highlight Women in Comics

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day around the globe to celebrate and share the accomplishments of women throughout history and today. In honor of that mission, CBLDF has collected some of our most popular teaching resources that demonstrate the integral role of women in comics, both on and off the page. With these…

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Celebrate World Book Day with Signed Fun Home, Saga, & Many More!

March 7, 2019
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Celebrate World Book Day with Signed Fun Home, Saga, & Many More!

Join CBLDF in celebrating World Book Day, today and every day, with your favorite banned and challenged graphic novels! CBLDF is offering donors a slew of resources and signed comics that have experienced band and challenges for their content, including: Fun Home, signed and sketched by Alison Bechdel; Saga Volume One Hardcover and Softcover Editions & Y: The Last Man Deluxe Hardcover,…

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