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CBLDF Launches Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant To Support Retailer Programs Celebrating Free Expression

February 21, 2020
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CBLDF Launches Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant To Support Retailer Programs Celebrating Free Expression

February 21, 2020 (Portland, OR) – Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is supporting retailers with the announcement of the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a new program encouraging community building through the creation of events promoting comics as a valuable form of free expression. The grant was announced this morning at the ComicsPro Annual Meeting…

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Retailer Spotlight: Escape Pod Comics in Huntington, NY

January 3, 2020
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Retailer Spotlight: Escape Pod Comics in Huntington, NY

Right in the heart of downtown Huntington, on the North Shore of Long Island, sits Escape Pod Comics. The perfect blend of superhero and independent stock, this store attracts all ages and interests. Escape Pod is guided by a knowledgeable and friendly owner who is always quick with a great recommendation. And best of all,…

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CBLDF Offers Retailer Resources

November 1, 2019
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CBLDF Offers Retailer Resources

Whether you’re a local comics shop owner, a future comics retailer, or an independent bookseller, you should check out the host of retailer resources CBLDF continually creates, like our free webinar series which offers free workshops devoted to important topics like November 2nd’s Retailing to Schools & Libraries. Or our many publications, including this year’s successful addition to…

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Mile High Comics’ Drag Show Attracts Protesters (But More Supporters)

August 30, 2019
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Mile High Comics’ Drag Show Attracts Protesters (But More Supporters)

Since February, Mile High Comics in Denver, Colorado has been hosting an all-ages Drag Show one Sunday each month to raise money for a local scholarship fund. In addition to drawing crowds of fans interested in supporting the store and raising money for a local nonprofit, it has also drawn a crowd of protesters, including…

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RETAILERS: Don’t Miss CBLDF’s Read Banned Books! FOCs 8/12!

August 9, 2019
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RETAILERS: Don’t Miss CBLDF’s Read Banned Books! FOCs 8/12!

Local Comics Shops! Engage with your community during Banned Books week with the 2019 edition of the CBLDF’s Read Banned Books publication! Stock up now — it FOCs on Monday, August 12 (Diamond order code JUL191804)! Comics are the most banned books in the U.S., and CBLDF’s handy visual guide helps you protect them! Discover…

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