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A Sneak Peek at Full Bleed Vol 3 and Retailers Who Support CBLDF

December 12, 2018
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A Sneak Peek at Full Bleed Vol 3 and Retailers Who Support CBLDF

CBLDF tries to regularly thank the vast number of members and supporters who read our News Blog, subscribe to our newsletter, and donate regularly through our Reward Zone. But it’s easy to overlook the crucial support CBLDF receives from retailers all across the country.  Whether stores support free speech by becoming CBLDF  members or by…

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Help Bring New Insight into Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions

October 1, 2018
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Help Bring New Insight into Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions

Help bring the educational program Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions to life by donating to their Kickstarter. Cory Doctorow (In Real Life, Walkaway, Information Doesn’t Want to be Free), along with historian and novelist Ada Palmer, and author, professor, Adrian Johns have joined together to bring forth a series recorded dialogues, a museum…

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Full Bleed Sneak Peek: Catching Up with the Hernandez Brothers

April 23, 2018
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Full Bleed Sneak Peek: Catching Up with the Hernandez Brothers

Our neighbors and friends at IDW: PDX are putting together their second issue of Full Bleed: The Comics & Culture Quarterly. The Kickstarter funded, hardcover magazine is curated and edited by IDW’s Dirk Wood and Ted Adams — who joined CBLDF’s Board of Directors in February of this year. They were kind enough to share a first look…

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New IDW Imprint Supports CBLDF

September 14, 2017
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New IDW Imprint Supports CBLDF

IDW: PDX has launched Woodworks, a new imprint with plans to support CBLDF’s work for literacy and libraries. The first release under the Woodworks banner will be Full Bleed, a quarterly comics and culture magazine that is curated by IDW Publishing’s Dirk Wood and CEO / Publisher Ted Adams. The print-only, 200-page, hardcover magazine features fiction,…

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LAST DAY to Support She Changed Comics on Kickstarter!

April 27, 2016
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LAST DAY to Support She Changed Comics on Kickstarter!

Thanks to the amazing support of nearly 1,400 people, She Changed Comics, CBLDF's history of the women who changed free expression in comics, will become a reality! There's one day left in the campaign, and we have one more stretch goal in our sites: educational companion videos!

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Barefoot Gen Ranked #1 Most Affecting Manga in Japanese Poll

September 3, 2015
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Barefoot Gen Ranked #1 Most Affecting Manga in Japanese Poll

In a recent poll done by Japanese website Goo, Keiji Nakazawa’s semi-autobiographical manga anti-war Barefoot Gen ranked number one as today’s most “traumatizing” manga. The poll asked readers to rank the top 28 manga that left an indelible emotional impression on them. Although a fair majority of the titles are classic and modern horror, science…

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Help Last Gasp Get Barefoot Gen Into Schools and Libraries!

August 7, 2015
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Help Last Gasp Get Barefoot Gen Into Schools and Libraries!

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, and with this momentous date, Last Gasp associate publisher Colin Turner is using Kickstarter to help deliver 4,000+ copies of Keiji Nakazawa’s classic anti-war manga Barefoot Gen into schools and libraries across the United States. A survivor…

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Celebrate Comics Past, Present, and Future at Kickstarter HQ on April 22

April 13, 2015
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Celebrate Comics Past, Present, and Future at Kickstarter HQ on April 22

It’s Comics Month on Kickstarter, and CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein is celebrating at Kickstarter HQ by moderating “Talking Shop: Comics in the Past, Present, and Future,” a panel featuring special guests Karen Green (producer of She Makes Comics and graphic novel librarian at Columbia University), Locust Moon Press (publishers of Little Nemo: Dream Another…

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See the Early Days of CBLDF in Comic Book People 2

March 10, 2015
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See the Early Days of CBLDF in Comic Book People 2

Hot on the heels of last year’s Comic Book People: Photographs from the 1970s and 1980s, industry mainstay and Eisner Award administrator Jackie Estrada is gearing up for Comic Book People 2: Photographs from the 1990s – but she needs your help to make it happen! Check out the Kickstarter campaign, ending this Friday. Among…

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SDCC 2014: Thursday Events with CBLDF

July 24, 2014
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SDCC 2014: Thursday Events with CBLDF

Comic-Con is upon us, and CBLDF is excited to once again to be part of the action! We’ll be joining thousands of comics fans from around the world, and you’ll find us at booth 1920 with exclusive premiums, informative panels, and the best party at Comic-Con, all to benefit our important work defending the right…

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