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Banned Books Week 2015: Events Around the Country!

September 25, 2015
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Banned Books Week kicks off this weekend, and CBLDF is proud to be a perennial sponsor of this exciting celebration to of the right to read! We asked our supporters to let us know about their plans for Banned Books Week, and there are some pretty amazing events afoot around the nation! This list is…

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Let Freedom Read At The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund New York Comic Con Party!

October 7, 2014
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Let Freedom Read At The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund New York Comic Con Party!

Celebrate free speech and help support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund along with sensational comic creators at the CBLDF New York Comic Con Party, happening Saturday night, October 11, sponsored by comiXology and Dynamite Entertainment! Open to fans and professionals alike, the party kicks off Saturday, October 11th, 8-10pm at Tir Na Nog –…

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Scott McCloud and Larry Marder Talk Comics Censorship in San Diego!

September 30, 2014
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Scott McCloud and Larry Marder Talk Comics Censorship in San Diego!

The last stop on CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Tour was San Diego, where we joined with co-sponsors Comic-Con International and the San Diego Public Library to present a “Beware of Comics!” conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder. The evening was a great success thanks to the organizers, participants, and attendees! CBLDF Executive Director Charles…

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Join Scott McCloud and Larry Marder in San Diego for Banned Books Week!

September 9, 2014
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Join Scott McCloud and Larry Marder in San Diego for Banned Books Week!

Beware of Comics! –  A Banned Books Week Conversation with Scott McCloud & Larry Marder DANGER! Comics are still risky business, with contents so shocking that they’re being banned all over the United States! On Thursday, September 25, celebrate Banned Books Week at Beware of Comics! featuring Scott McCloud, acclaimed author of Understanding Comics and the…

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Tell Us About Your Banned Books Week Plans!

August 28, 2014
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Tell Us About Your Banned Books Week Plans!

Banned Books Week 2014 is coming up in less than a month, and this year the focus is on comics and graphic novels! As a sponsor of the annual week celebrating the freedom to read, CBLDF wants to hear from librarians, retailers, educators, publishers, and others about any events they may be planning. This year,…

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Join Us For a Google+ Hangout Featuring Cory Doctorow and More!

June 17, 2014
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Join Us For a Google+ Hangout Featuring Cory Doctorow and More!

Heads up, free speech lovers! This Thursday, June 19, the Banned Books Week coalition presents a Google+ Hangout on Air featuring Cory Doctorow, author of the novel Little Brother, to discuss the importance of fighting censorship and the value of Banned Books Week. In addition to discussing the current controversy surrounding Doctorow’s novel at a…

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NYC: Don’t Miss Paul Pope’s CBLDF Party This Saturday!

March 27, 2014
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NYC: Don’t Miss Paul Pope’s CBLDF Party This Saturday!

Saturday night, March 29, Paul Pope will unveil his new mural at Brooklyn’s The Diamond!  Pope will be on hand spinning a live DJ set, and will be joined on the steel wheels by Ted McGrath.  There’ll be a raffle to benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund too, featuring prizes from Forbidden Planet, Desert Island,…

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Paul Pope and The Diamond Team Up For Free Speech!

March 24, 2014
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Paul Pope and The Diamond Team Up For Free Speech!

On Saturday, March 29, Paul Pope will unveil his new mural at Brooklyn’s The Diamond with a special live DJ set and raffle to benefit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! The party starts at 8:00 p.m., and a raffle, featuring prizes of signed graphic novels, gift certificates from NYC’s top comic book stores, and a…

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British Library Exhibition Will Feature Comics and “Naughtiness”

January 24, 2014
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British Library Exhibition Will Feature Comics and “Naughtiness”

Exciting news! This summer, the British Library in London will be holding the largest exhibition of landmark and historical comics ever presented in the UK. The show, called Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK, will run from May 2 through August 19 and include over 200 works by Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Mark…

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Webinar Focuses on the Use of Nonfiction Graphic Novels in the Classroom

December 13, 2013
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Webinar Focuses on the Use of Nonfiction Graphic Novels in the Classroom

Dr. Meryl Jaffe, the author of CBLDF’s Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love to Read! pamphlet and our ongoing Using Graphic Novels in Education column, recently led a webinar entitled “Hitting a Home Run: Integrating Non-Fiction Graphic Novels in Your Lessons to Meet Divergent Student Needs and CCSS.”…

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