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Celebrate Banned Books Week With GNs signed by Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Jeff Smith, & Many More!

September 20, 2018
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Celebrate Banned Books Week With GNs signed by Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Jeff Smith, & Many  More!

You can celebrate Banned Books Week and support CBLDF’s important work fighting bans and challenges by making a donation for one of these incredible signed graphic novels! These titles or their creators have all faced bans and challenges for their work, and your donations help CBLDF keep their books on shelves nationwide. Donate today to grab The…

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Support CBLDF With GNs Signed by New Yorker Cartoonists Roz Chast, Art Spiegelman, & Shannon Wheeler!

May 10, 2018
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Support CBLDF With GNs Signed by New Yorker Cartoonists Roz Chast, Art Spiegelman, & Shannon Wheeler!

This week CBLDF is excited to offer our donors an incredible selection of graphic novels signed by acclaimed New Yorker Cartoonists! You can make a difference in our fight for free speech and grab a great new graphic novel, including Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant, Going into Town, What I Hate from A to Z, The Party, After You…

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GNs Signed by Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, & More Benefit CBLDF!

January 25, 2018
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GNs Signed by Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, & More Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is rewarding your donations with graphic novels signed by comics greats, including The Complete Maus HC, signed by Art Spiegelman; Sandman Overture HC, DC Universe by Neil Gaiman HC, Death Deluxe Ed HC, Complete Graveyard Book HC, Neverwhere Illustrated Ed HC, & more, all signed by Neil Gaiman; Usagi Yojimbo: Senso HC signed & sketched by Stan Sakai; and Groo: Friends & Foes HC signed by Sergio Aragonés! Keep reading or…

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College Courses on Graphic Novels Criticized as Less ‘Intellectually Demanding’

May 19, 2017
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College Courses on Graphic Novels Criticized as Less ‘Intellectually Demanding’

We may be biased (we’re biased), but it is difficult to see how the increased use of comics in higher education could be a bad thing. Starting with Art Spiegelman’s Maus over thirty years ago, educators at all levels have discovered the unique benefits of graphic literature in the classroom. Today entire courses built around…

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Art Spiegelman Talks Forbidden Images

March 15, 2016
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Acclaimed creator of the graphic novel Maus and staunch free speech advocate Art Spiegelman will lead a talk at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston this May, during which he will discuss censorship and the impact the 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo had on the cartooning world. Entitled “Forbidden Images,” the veteran creator and…

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Don’t Miss CBLDF Liberty Annual 2015, in Stores NOW!

October 7, 2015
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Don’t Miss CBLDF Liberty Annual 2015, in Stores NOW!

The 2015 LIBERTY ANNUAL is here! In stores today, it’s adults only, extremely silly, and featuring the likes of John Arcudi, Jeffrey Brown, Derek Charm, Tyler Crook, Vanesa Del Rey, Evan Dorkin, Nate Doyle, Duncan Fegredo, Bob Fingerman, Tom Fowler, Sina Grace, Gabriel Hardman, Eric Powell, R. Sikoryak, Gabe Soria, Art Spiegelman, Fred Van Lente,…

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UNC Freshman Alleges ‘Literature of 9/11’ Course Sympathizes With Terrorists

September 10, 2015
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UNC Freshman Alleges ‘Literature of 9/11’ Course Sympathizes With Terrorists

Shortly after some Duke University freshmen made news by publicly opting out of reading Fun Home for an all-class summer reading program, another new student at the public university just down the road is also offering his thoughts on books he hasn’t read. In a piece for the student-run website The College Fix, University of…

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Spiegelman New Statesman Cover Pulled Amid Dispute Over Mohammed Comic

June 2, 2015
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Spiegelman New Statesman Cover Pulled Amid Dispute Over Mohammed Comic

The most recent issue of the UK’s New Statesman magazine, on the theme of “Saying the Unsayable,” was originally slated to feature a cover by Art Spiegelman. But the legendary creator of Maus pulled the cover “at the very last minute” by his own description, when the magazine reneged on an informal agreement to also…

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Spiegelman, Bechdel, Gaiman Take Over at PEN Literary Gala

May 4, 2015
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Spiegelman, Bechdel, Gaiman Take Over at PEN Literary Gala

A week after six authors withdrew as table hosts of PEN American Center’s literary gala in protest of the free speech group’s presentation of its Freedom of Expression Courage Award to Charlie Hebdo staff, some big names in comics are stepping in to take their place. Art Spiegelman, Alison Bechdel, and Neil Gaiman are among…

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After Charlie Hebdo: All-Star Panel to Discuss What’s Next for the Cartooning World

February 13, 2015
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After Charlie Hebdo: All-Star Panel to Discuss What’s Next for the Cartooning World

On Thursday, February 19, PEN American Center, the National Coalition Against Censorship, and the French Institute Alliance Française will gather in New York City for “After Charlie: What’s next for art, satire, and censorship?” a panel featuring art spiegelman, Molly Crabapple, Francoise Mouly, and Emmanuel Letouzé. The discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Florence Gould…

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