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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

September 27, 2019
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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

As Banned Books Week draws to a close, it’s crucial to remember that this celebration is to draw attention to the challenges and bans that happen all year long. To keep the spirit of free expression going from this Banned Books Week until the next one, here’s a list of 12 challenged and banned comics…

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CBLDF at NCS Fest This Weekend!

May 17, 2019
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CBLDF at NCS Fest This Weekend!

The fun is starting at NCS Fest with Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! All weekend, May 15 – 17, CBLDF will be in the Driftwood Room at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach hosting premium event signings! Come meet Charlie Adlard, The Hernandez Brothers, Joyce Farmer, Jeffrey Brown, and more! Check out the full schedule below…

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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 Mexico TV Station Continues Vendetta Against Palomar

April 9, 2015
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New Mexico TV Station Continues Vendetta Against Palomar

As we told you last week, the parent who wants Gilbert Hernadez’s Palomar removed from a high school library in Rio Rancho, New Mexico is appealing the decision of a review committee that voted to retain the book on shelves. Now Albuquerque-area news station KOAT, which originally broke the story with a biased and sensational…

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Rio Rancho Parent Appeals Palomar Decision

March 30, 2015
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Rio Rancho Parent Appeals Palomar Decision

Last week’s good news that a Rio Rancho, New Mexico school district review committee voted to retain Gilbert Hernandez’s Palomar in a high school library collection is today tempered by the additional information that the parent who challenged the book is appealing that decision to the school board. The board is expected to consider the…

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Rio Rancho Public Schools to Observe Challenge Policy for Palomar

March 16, 2015
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Rio Rancho Public Schools to Observe Challenge Policy for Palomar

Good news out of Rio Rancho, New Mexico: Despite a school district official’s initial assessment last month that Gilbert Hernandez’s Palomar was “clearly inappropriate” for a high school library collection, it has been confirmed that the district will follow its challenge policy with a committee review of the book beginning this week. News coverage of…

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