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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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Check out The Project Censored Show About Banned Books Week

September 28, 2018
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Check out The Project Censored Show About Banned Books Week

Go behind the scenes of Banned Books Week, and learn more about those fighting on the front lines of free expression. The Project Censored Show released an episode featuring interviews with Abena Hutchful who runs National Coalition Against Censorship’s Youth Free Expression Project, Banned Books Week Coordinator Betsy Gomez, and CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein.…

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Moonstruck & Lumberjanes Author, Grace Ellis, Tonight through Library Livestream!

September 27, 2018
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Moonstruck & Lumberjanes Author, Grace Ellis, Tonight through Library Livestream!

Tonight, 7pm – 8pm EST, tune in to Image’s Library Livestream with Grace Ellis, writer and co-creator of Lumberjanes and Moonstruck. Don’t miss the chance to experience in-depth creator conversations with one of the top comics writers working today. Celebrate Banned Books Week with Image Comics, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and The Graphic Novels and…

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LAST WEEK! Support CBLDF with Forbidden Books Bundle!

September 26, 2018
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LAST WEEK! Support CBLDF with Forbidden Books Bundle!

Celebrate Banned Books Week in Humble Bundle style with the new Forbidden Books Bundle, a collection of banned and challenged books by some of the world’s most influential authors There’s just one week left to take advantage of Humble’s Forbidden Books Bundle, featuring a collection of banned and challenged books by some of the world’s…

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Don’t Miss Tonight’s Library Livestream with East of West Artist, Nick Dragotta

September 26, 2018
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Don’t Miss Tonight’s Library Livestream with East of West Artist, Nick Dragotta

Tonight, 7pm – 8pm EST, tune in to Image’s Library Livestream with Nick Dragotta, artist and co-creator of East of West. Don’t miss the chance to experience in-depth creator conversations with one of the top comics artists working today. Celebrate Banned Books Week with Image Comics, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and The Graphic Novels and…

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A Look Inside Comic Book Challenges and Bans

September 25, 2018
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A Look Inside Comic Book Challenges and Bans

Recently on nomansland.blog, writer Lavender Vroman took a look at “What happens when someone comes for your comics, Neil Gaiman, and Harry Potter?” Most nerds would think the only way someone is prying those three away from them, is out of their carbonite frozen hands – but as Vroman demonstrates, these books (and many others) are…

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