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Spirit of Giving: Eddie Campbell, Sam Kieth, Eric Powell, & More Personalize GNs for Supporters!

November 16, 2018
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Spirit of Giving: Eddie Campbell, Sam Kieth, Eric Powell, & More Personalize GNs for Supporters!

Donate to CBLDF and get graphic novels signed and personalized by comics’ greatest creators in our 2018 Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser! From now until November 30, you can receive the best graphic novels gifts personalized to you or your favorite comics fan by incredible creators! This week we’re excited to add a few more creators to our list,…

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CBLDF Spirit of Giving 2018!

November 9, 2018
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CBLDF Spirit of Giving 2018!

Donate to CBLDF and get graphic novels signed and personalized by comics’ greatest creators in our 2018 Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser! From now until November 30, you can receive best graphic novels gifts personalized to you or your favorite comics fan by incredible creators, including Mike and Laura Allred,  Jeffrey Brown, Chris Claremont, Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti,  Joe Hill, Jeff Lemire, Marjorie Liu, Wendy…

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Adding LGBTQIA+ Comics to Your Classroom or Library

June 29, 2018
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Adding LGBTQIA+ Comics to Your Classroom or Library

As June comes to a close, we’ve compiled a list of comics that have LGBTQIA+ content and creators for which we have developed resources for educators and librarians. Many of these books are frequently banned or challenged. To get signed copies of some of these works, and so many more comics about LGBTQIA+ characters and from LGBTQIA+…

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EXCLUSIVE: Ariel Schrag on Stuck in the Middle Challenge

March 6, 2017
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EXCLUSIVE: Ariel Schrag on Stuck in the Middle Challenge

Today, CBLDF led the Kids’ Right to Read Project in defending Ariel Schrag’s acclaimed anthology Stuck in the Middle, which has been challenged in a school library in Oklahoma. CBLDF has defended the book before, thankfully seeing it restored. We reached out with our colleagues at National Coalition Against Censorship to ask Schrag for her thoughts…

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CBLDF Leads Defense of Stuck in the Middle

March 6, 2017
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CBLDF Leads Defense of Stuck in the Middle

CBLDF has taken the lead in defending Ariel Schrag’s Stuck in the Middle, a comics anthology that has been challenged in an Oklahoma school library. Today, we signed a letter from the Kids’ Right to Read Project in support of the book. The letter also addresses concerns over school policy that requires that challenged materials be…

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Stuck in the Middle Challenged in Oklahoma School

February 27, 2017
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Stuck in the Middle Challenged in Oklahoma School

An Oklahoma middle school last week pulled the comic anthology Stuck in the Middle: Seventeen Comics from an Unpleasant Age off of shelves after one parent called it “trash” and complained of vulgarities, sexual references, and drug use in some of the stories. Although one egregiously biased local news report suggested that the book is permanently banned,…

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NYC: Join CBLDF for MoCCA This Weekend!

April 1, 2016
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NYC: Join CBLDF for MoCCA This Weekend!

This weekend, CBLDF fights for free speech in its NYC stomping grounds during MoCCA Fest 2016! CBLDF will be hosting signings with Ariel Schrag and Phoebe Gloeckner at table E 160-163 ! Presented by the Society of Illustrators, MoCCA takes place April 2 – 3, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., at Metropolitan West (West 46th Street). Programming will take place at Ink48 (653 11th Avenue…

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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Books for Kids in Middle School

May 6, 2015
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Children’s Book Week Spotlight: Books for Kids in Middle School

Happy Children’s Book Week! The 2015 edition of Children’s Book Week launched on Saturday on Free Comic Book Day, and now that kids around the country have gotten a taste of comics, we want to recommend a few more! In this edition of CBLDF’s week-long feature, we have some suggestions for readers in Grades 7-8. The…

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Texas ACLU Uncovers Multiple Challenges to Comics in 2013-2014

April 28, 2015
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Texas ACLU Uncovers Multiple Challenges to Comics in 2013-2014

While recently looking into the cases that landed three comics on the Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books for 2014, we came across a veritable treasure trove of challenges that had flown under our radar: the Texas ACLU’s Annual Banned Books Report. Besides the challenges to Persepolis and Drama that we already covered, the…

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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned & Challenged Creators

March 6, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned & Challenged Creators

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight the authors whose work has been most frequently banned and challenged. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have changed the face of free expression in comics by pushing…

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