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

September 27, 2019
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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 Books Week until the next one, here’s a list of 12 challenged and banned comics…

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Censorship Leaves Us in The Dark, Keep the Light on with CBLDF!

September 23, 2019
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Censorship Leaves Us in The Dark, Keep the Light on with CBLDF!

Banned Books Week is here and CBLDF has some amazing events planned to help “keep the light on” as this year’s theme suggests! This year’s festivities run from September 22 – 28, 2019. Activities can include everything from stopping by your local library to check out their display to enrolling in a free webinar about…

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Celebrate Banned Books & Support CBLDF with Exclusive Merch & Signed GNs!

September 19, 2019
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Celebrate Banned Books & Support CBLDF with Exclusive Merch & Signed GNs!

CBLDF works year-round to protect free expression and the right to read in the comics community. We want to help readers celebrate Banned Books Week (September 22-28) with a slew of educational resources, in addition to signed graphic novels and exclusive CBLDF merchandise. Donate today to help support CBLDF’s work keep for everyone’s right to read and grab some great new…

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Get Ready For Banned Books Week With CBLDF!

September 17, 2019
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Get Ready For Banned Books Week With CBLDF!

Next week is Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. For educators, librarians, and parents, it falls at a hectic time of year, getting kids back into the routine of homework, school, not to mention all of the extracurriculars the students and the adults take part in. So look no further than CBLDF to give…

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RETAILERS: Don’t Miss CBLDF’s Read Banned Books! FOCs 8/12!

August 9, 2019
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RETAILERS: Don’t Miss CBLDF’s Read Banned Books! FOCs 8/12!

Local Comics Shops! Engage with your community during Banned Books week with the 2019 edition of the CBLDF’s Read Banned Books publication! Stock up now — it FOCs on Monday, August 12 (Diamond order code JUL191804)! Comics are the most banned books in the U.S., and CBLDF’s handy visual guide helps you protect them! Discover…

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Start a Book Club with CBLDF’s Help!

April 23, 2019
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Start a Book Club with CBLDF’s Help!

Whether you’re planning activities for Banned Books Week, trying to read more, or looking to engage with others during the spring and summer, there are few things that bring as much joy as starting a comic book club. Check out this post for free resources like handbooks, lists of comics to read, and discussion guides. Handbooks…

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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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Banned Books Week Coalition Asks Advocates to “Keep the Light On”

April 10, 2019
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Banned Books Week Coalition Asks Advocates to “Keep the Light On”

Banned Books Week Coalition (BBWC), of which Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a proud member, has announced the theme for 2019, “Censorship Leaves Us In The Dark.” Banned Books Week will take place from September 22 through September 28, and seeks to urge publishers, booksellers, readers, teachers, and more to “Keep the Light On.”…

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Watch Image Library LiveStreams Anytime

January 2, 2019
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  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…

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Enjoy Library Livestreams with Charles Soule & Skottie Young!

September 28, 2018
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Enjoy Library Livestreams with Charles Soule & Skottie Young!

Banned Books Week is almost over, but now that the weekend is here, there are two more chances to get to celebrate reading with top comics professionals. Friday and Saturday night from 7pm – 8pm EST, tune in to Image’s Library Livestream and watch in-depth conversations about creativity, censorship, and comics. Celebrate Banned Books Week with…

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