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Gear Up for Banned Books Week With New Handbooks, T-Shirts, Signed GNs, & More!

September 7, 2018
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Gear Up for Banned Books Week With New Handbooks, T-Shirts, Signed GNs, & More!

This week CBLDF is offering a ton of great print resources and gear for Banned Books Week! Donate today to grab a bundle of our brand-new resource, Read Banned Comics; “I Read Banned Comics” t-shirts; signed graphic novels all about comics; a Banned Books Week Kit that includes our Read Banned Books publication plus “I Read Banned Comics” stickers…

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Gear Up & Support Free Speech With Brand-New CBLDF Exclusive Merch!

July 26, 2018
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Gear Up & Support Free Speech With Brand-New CBLDF Exclusive Merch!

For a very limited time, CBLDF supporters have the chance to get 2018 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives! We have the commemorative shirts with art by Michael Cho and popular totes that tell you just what to do with all your comic books.  Plus, this week we are offering other brand-new merchandise, including t-shirts, enamel pins, and patches! But that’s not all! We are also rewarding…

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SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

July 20, 2018
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SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

What a great first day! It was amazing to meet so many supporters at the CBLDF Booth #1918, at panels, and of course at the annual Welcome Party! But while one day is done, there’s far too much to do to get bogged down with reminiscing. Follow CBLDF on Twitter to get updates throughout the…

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Jackie Ormes to Enter Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

February 2, 2018
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Jackie Ormes to Enter Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

We at CBLDF were delighted to hear recently that Jackie Ormes, the first Black woman creator of a nationally syndicated comic strip, will be inducted into the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame later this year. We profiled Ormes in our book She Changed Comics, and also ran the expanded version below in conjunction with…

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Profiles in Black Cartooning: Jackie Ormes

February 1, 2016
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Profiles in Black Cartooning: Jackie Ormes

In celebration of Black History Month, CBLDF has partnered with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. Visit CBLDF.org throughout the month of February to learn more!  Zelda Jackson Ormes, better known as Jackie, was the first African American woman to make a living as a cartoonist.…

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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

March 13, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight some creators whose work has been most frequently banned and challenged, plus a few who started out in the Pre-Code Era. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have…

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