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The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Announces Christina Merkler as New President 

August 30, 2018
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August 30, 2018 – The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s voice for free speech advocacy and education, is proud to announce that Christina Merkler has been named President of the CBLDF by unanimous vote of its board of directors. Merkler is the co-founder of Discount Comic Book Service, one of the nation’s largest comic book retail…

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CBLDF Relocating to Portland, Oregon, in 2016

February 18, 2016
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This morning at the ComicsPRO Annual Meeting, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund announced that the organization is moving to Portland, Oregon, in 2016. In relocating, CBLDF brings its 30 years of experience at the nexus of comics, free expression, and advocacy to one of the nation’s most vibrant communities of creators, readers, and educators,…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Beanworld

May 15, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Beanworld

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Scott McCloud Celebrates the Past, Present, and Future of Comics

February 5, 2015
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With the release of his new book, grounding-breaking comics theorist, creator, and rights proponent Scott McCloud sat down with the The A.V. Club to discuss, dissect, and celebrate the history and evolution of the comics form by looking at the top seven books that have inspired his own creative journey. As someone who has worked…

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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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TODAY: CBLDF Twitter Party with Jenni Holm and Larry Marder!

September 26, 2014
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TODAY: CBLDF Twitter Party with Jenni Holm and Larry Marder!

Today, CBLDF President and Beanworld creator Larry Marder joins Babymouse writer Jenni Holm for a Twitter Party! Several folks reached out to CBLDF to tell us about their events, and you can check them out below. Today, there are events in New York and Oregon, as well as a fundraiser in Texas! The list that…

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TODAY: Larry Marder and Scott McCloud Talk the Risky Business of Comics in San Diego!

September 25, 2014
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TODAY: Larry Marder and Scott McCloud Talk the Risky Business of Comics in San Diego!

Today, CBLDF President and Beanworld creator Larry Marder joins Understanding Comics auteur Scott McCloud in San Diego for a conversation about banned comics! The event is co-sponsoerd by CBLDF and Comic-Con International. Several folks reached out to CBLDF to tell us about their events, and you can check them out below. Today, there are events…

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Join Jenni Holm & Larry Marder for a Banned Books Week Twitter Party

September 24, 2014
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Join Jenni Holm & Larry Marder for a Banned Books Week Twitter Party

Join Three-time Newbery Award honoree Jennifer L. Holm (@jenniholm), Beanworld author and CBLDF president Larry Marder (@larrymarder) for a Twitter Party sponsored by @BannedBooksWeek and @CBLDF this Friday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m. EDT/ 3:00 p.m. PDT. Talk favorite banned books and comics, teaching with comics, and more! Follow @CBLDF, @jenniholm, @larrymarder, and @BannedBooksWeek, and…

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Banned Books Week Events Around the Country!

September 19, 2014
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Banned Books Week Events Around the Country!

Banned Books Week starts this Sunday, and libraries, schools, and retailers around the country are sponsoring events to celebrate the freedom to read. This year, Banned Books Week focuses on comics and graphic novels. CBLDF is literally travelling across the country to defend comics, and there are events nation-wide! Several folks reached out to CBLDF…

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CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Tour!

September 18, 2014
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CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Tour!

Banned Books Week launches this Sunday, September 21, and CBLDF has events planned coast to coast all week to celebrate the freedom to read! From New York City to California, CBLDF will spend the week celebrating comics and graphic novels with parties, talks, and more! CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Kick-Off! Monday, September 22 • 6:00…

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