Posts Tagged ‘ craig thompson ’

Give More Than Gifts This Holiday Season

December 4, 2018
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Give More Than Gifts This Holiday Season

The holidays can be a chaotic time of year. The sunlight hours are getting ever shorter and against the encroaching darkness we strive to fit more and more into each day. Gift buying and wrapping, food shopping and cooking, work parties, ugly sweater parties, white-elephant parties. And in the midst of all the fun, and…

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Two Graphic Novels Among ALA’s Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015

April 11, 2016
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Two Graphic Novels Among ALA’s Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015

Every year, National Library Week starts off with a bang: the release of the American Library Association’s Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books from the previous year. The list is compiled by ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom from librarians’ confidential reports of requests to restrict or ban certain books in their collections. Two graphic…

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Retailers: The 2016 FCBD Edition of Defend Comics FOCs Today!

February 8, 2016
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Retailers: The 2016 FCBD Edition of Defend Comics FOCs Today!

Each year, Free Comic Book Day celebrates comics at stores around the country, and CBLDF is part of the action with Defend Comics. Retailers, orders are due today, so don’t forget to include oodles of this all-ages romp in your Diamond orders (order code JAN160021)! An all-star, all-ages spectacular featuring the greatest in kid’s comics, the 2016 edition…

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CBLDF Announces 2016 Membership Incentives, Featuring Art by CRAIG THOMPSON!

January 12, 2016
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CBLDF's work defending the right to read is more important than ever. But we can’t do it without your support! When you join CBLDF in 2016, we’ll thank you with the best incentives in the free speech community, including member exclusives with stunning art by acclaimed cartoonist Craig Thompson!

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Who’s Afraid of Fun Home?

March 21, 2014
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Who’s Afraid of Fun Home?

In light of the unprecedented and vindictive budget cut currently making its way through the South Carolina legislature as punishment for the College of Charleston encouraging (but not requiring) students to read Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, we thought we’d share a quick refresher on the other challenges the award-winning graphic novel has faced over the…

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