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Bone Creator Jeff Smith Featured on NPR, Reading Rainbow

September 25, 2014
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Bone Creator Jeff Smith Featured on NPR, Reading Rainbow

People have been trying to ban books for as long as books have existed, and attacks on comics are nothing new, of course. With their unique way of combining words and images, comics have long been misunderstood, and an easy target for the people who glimpse a panel or a page out of context and…

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CBLDF Board Member and Bone Creator Jeff Smith on Banned Books Week

September 22, 2014
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CBLDF Board Member and Bone Creator Jeff Smith on Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week has been running for the past 32 years, but this year is the first time it takes special focus on comics and graphic novels. Jeff Smith, CBLDF board member and author of the award-winning — and frequently challenged — series Bone, took time last week to talk to Alison Flood at The Guardian…

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Free Posters and Resources for Banned Books Week!

September 17, 2014
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Free Posters and Resources for Banned Books Week!

Banned Books Week is coming right up next week, September 21-27, and we have some great free resources for librarians, teachers, retailers, and anyone else who wants to celebrate! First, the posters. That beauty at right featuring characters from banned and challenged comics comes to us courtesy of Jonathan Hill and First Second Books. In…

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Jeff Smith Hosts World Premiere of TUKI at CBLDF Benefit Brunch on November 10 At Society of Illustrators in NYC

October 18, 2013
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Please join Jeff Smith, the acclaimed author of Bone and RASL, on Sunday, November 10, for a live performance unveiling his new series Tuki Save the Humans! The performance will take place during the benefit brunch for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Kids’ Right to Read program at the Society of Illustrators in New York…

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