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My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Nominated for 2018 Hugo Award

April 4, 2018
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My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Nominated for 2018 Hugo Award

The 2018 Hugo Award Nominations are out, and critical darling My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the only stand-alone graphic novel in the running for Best Graphic Story. Comic Riffs writer, Michael Cavna, thinks this nomination signals that “Emil Ferris’s year of coronation has arrived.” As we enter the first stages of the book awards season, Ferris’s…

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She Changed Comics: Modern Age and Manga

March 25, 2016
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She Changed Comics: Modern Age and Manga

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. Check back here every week for biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned. Fiona Staples The multiple award-winning Canadian comic artist, Fiona Staples has become one of…

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Adding Saga to Your Library or Classroom Collection

June 25, 2015
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Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staple’s sci-fi epic Saga has quickly become one of the most critically acclaimed and celebrated comic series published in recent history. Applauded for its narrative complexity, world building, and characterization, Saga is a pure example of a great sci-fi/fantasy adventure, an instant classic and staple for all comic book collections. With…

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What Do We Know About the Frequently Challenged Comics of 2014?

April 17, 2015
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What Do We Know About the Frequently Challenged Comics of 2014?

Following the news that comics made up almost a third of the books on the American Library Association’s Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books for 2014, we did a bit of investigating for more information on the challenges that landed Persepolis, Drama, and Saga on the list. Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic memoir Persepolis came…

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Three Graphic Novels Among ALA’s Ten Most Challenged Books of 2014

April 13, 2015
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Three Graphic Novels Among ALA’s Ten Most Challenged Books of 2014

Graphic novels made a big splash in 2014, including first ever Caldecott and Newbery honors. But they also made their way into one of the places we hate to see them most: ALA’s 2014 Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books. This week is National Library Week, and along with the celebration of libraries, we also…

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CBLDF Celebrates Women By Supporting Their Work (And You Can Too!)

March 11, 2015
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CBLDF Celebrates Women By Supporting Their Work (And You Can Too!)

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women that spans government organizations, media and entertainment, education, and more! The comics industry is no exception to this communal undertaking, and CBLDF has done our part with daily articles summarizing the innumerable accomplishments and fascinating lives of women in comics. CBLDF wants to remind you that many…

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CBLDF Hosts Amazing Creators at MoCCA Arts Festival!

April 3, 2014
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CBLDF Hosts Amazing Creators at MoCCA Arts Festival!

This weekend, CBLDF will be exhibiting at the MoCCA Arts Festival, where we’ll be hosting signings with guests of honor Alison Bechdel, Robert Williams, Fiona Staples, and Howard Cruse. Running Saturday April 4 and Sunday April 5, the MoCCA Arts Festival is presented by the Society of Illustrators at the 69th Regiment Armory on 68…

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Meet Alison Bechdel & Howard Cruse Hosted by Chip Kidd on April 4!

March 21, 2014
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Meet Alison Bechdel & Howard Cruse Hosted by Chip Kidd on April 4!

Meet Alison Bechdel and Howard Cruse at a special pre-MoCCA reception hosted by Chip Kidd on April 4 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  This cocktail reception is hosted at Chip’s apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where you’ll be able to view his incredible collection of original art from the likes of Chris Ware, Alex Ross,…

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