Posts Tagged ‘ california ’

History of Comics Censorship, Part Four

September 13, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part Four

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as we…

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You’re Invited to San Diego’s Top Party!

July 2, 2019
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You’re Invited to San Diego’s Top Party!

COMIXOLOGY ORIGINALS PRESENTS:  THE CBLDF COMIC-CON WELCOME PARTY    Hosted by superstar British creators Tula Lotay & Jock With Special Guest DJ Kieron Gillen and friends.   “BRITISH INVASION” theme brought to you by Thought Bubble    Party is open to the public and starts at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, at the Westgate…

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Retailer Spotlight: Captain Nemo, California

May 31, 2019
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Retailer Spotlight: Captain Nemo, California

Take a walk through a huge local comics shop in central California! Captain Nemo’s has a great selection of everything from graphic novels and manga, to movies, anime DVD, and every type of game you can imagine. This wild store has has something for everyone, and is situated with Cheap Thrills record store, so it’s…

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CBLDF at NCS Fest This Weekend!

May 17, 2019
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CBLDF at NCS Fest This Weekend!

The fun is starting at NCS Fest with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! All weekend, May 15 – 17, CBLDF will be in the Driftwood Room at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach hosting premium event signings! Come meet Charlie Adlard, The Hernandez Brothers, Joyce Farmer, Jeffrey Brown, and more! Check out the full schedule below…

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Kids Pulled Out of School Over LGBTQIA Curriculum

May 14, 2019
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Kids Pulled Out of School Over LGBTQIA Curriculum

Parents pulled 650 children out of school in California for one day to protest the district’s decision to incorporate LGBTQIA history and social science into the elementary school curriculum. Rocklin Unified School District added the lessons to the K-5 curriculum in accordance with California’s FAIR Education Act of 2011, which requires the inclusion of lessons…

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CBLDF at NCS Fest May 17 – 19, Huntington Beach, California!

May 13, 2019
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CBLDF at NCS Fest May 17 – 19, Huntington Beach, California!

Get Ready to Meet Top Creators in Comics! Make sure you don’t miss a minute of the action at NCS Fest  this weekend, May 15 – 17, in Huntington Beach, California. NCS Fest is unlike any other comic festival, hosting a variety of events, for all types of fans, all over the town. CBLDF will…

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CA Teacher Stands Up for Students Despite Threat of Dismissal

May 1, 2019
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CA Teacher Stands Up for Students Despite Threat of Dismissal

After almost three decades of helping students put together the high school newspaper, a CA teacher is facing possible termination for standing up for her students’ First Amendment rights. It all began in April, when Kathi Duffel received a letter from the school district superintendent saying that the administration had become aware that the Bruin…

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Retailer Spotlight: Comix Experience Turns 30 Today!

April 1, 2019
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Retailer Spotlight: Comix Experience Turns 30 Today!

Comix Experience in San Francisco is the type of local comics shop that fans envision when thinking of their dream neighborhood. On a basic level, it’s well lit, laid out with intention, utilizes display racks as well as copious bookshelves and spinners to highlight its wide selection of new and classic titles. Since there is…

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CBLDF Exclusives – Rick & Morty, Lumberjanes – Signings, Programming, and More at Wondercon!

March 28, 2019
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CBLDF Exclusives – Rick & Morty, Lumberjanes – Signings, Programming, and More at Wondercon!

Make sure you mark your calendars so you don’t miss a minute of the excitement at Wondercon this year, March 29 – 31. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is bringing a ton of killer rewards including new exclusive comics, offering new programming about the Comics Code Authority, and hosting signings at the booth you will…

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Conejo Valley Will Revote on Contentious Asterisk Policy

July 11, 2018
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Conejo Valley Will Revote on Contentious Asterisk Policy

After a recent violation of the Brown Act, Conejo Valley School District has scheduled a revote on their controversial policy of adding asterisks to books on the curriculum written for mature readers. The Brown Act is part of California’s State Legislature that protects the public’s right to fully participate in meetings of their local legislative…

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