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Neil Gaiman to Be Honored as NCAC 2014 Free Speech Defender

November 3, 2014
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Neil Gaiman to Be Honored as NCAC 2014 Free Speech Defender

Today in New York City, the National Collation Against Censorship, along with thirty-nine other notable individuals, organizations, and initiatives, will honor award-winning author and comics creator Neil Gaiman the title of 2014 Free Speech Defender. For their 40th anniversary, at a gala event appropriately called 40 Years of Free Speech, NCAC will celebrate “the artists,…

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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with Humble Horror Book Bundle, Benefitting CBLDF!

October 29, 2014
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Humble Bundle Kicks Off Halloween with Humble Horror Book Bundle, Benefitting CBLDF!

‘Tis the season for terror in this chilling collection of horror books and comics! Humble Bundle has teamed with several of the leading publishers to kick off the Halloween season right with a variety of the most sought after horror books on the market. Customers can pay what they want while supporting charity and satisfying…

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9 Banned Books Week Quotes

September 26, 2014
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9 Banned Books Week Quotes

As Banned Books Week nears its end, it’s important to remember that the fight against censorship doesn’t end with it. These quotes serve as a reminder of how insidious censorship is and how people should celebrate — and defend — the freedom to read throughout the year! We need your help to keep fighting for…

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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

September 23, 2014
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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms

What better way to celebrate the freedom to read than to use graphic novels in classrooms! CBLDF is delighted to have two resources to help you guide classroom discussions: Using Graphic Novels in Education and the CBLDF Discussion Guides! The list below includes all of the titles we’ve covered so far, but we add two…

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Toon Graphics Advocates for Comics in the Classroom

September 3, 2014
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Toon Graphics Advocates for Comics in the Classroom

Last week the New York Times made a discovery: teachers are using comics in the classroom. Of course this was not news to us at CBLDF, as we’ve been touting the learning and literacy benefits of comics for a while now and we know of many teachers who use them to great effect! The story…

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Second Week of Humble Bookperk Bundle Adds Amazing Titles

August 27, 2014
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Second Week of Humble Bookperk Bundle Adds Amazing Titles

HarperCollins Publishers has partnered with Humble Bundle to launch the Humble Bookperk Bundle, featuring a collection of award-winning sci-fi novels as well as other works by bestselling HarperCollins authors. Today, we’re delighted to announce that three amazing titles have been added to the bundle! For the next week, customers can name their price for the…

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HarperCollins Launches the Humble Bookperk Bundle, CBLDF Among Beneficiaries

August 20, 2014
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HarperCollins Launches the Humble Bookperk Bundle, CBLDF Among Beneficiaries

HarperCollins Publishers has partnered with Humble Bundle to launch the Humble Bookperk Bundle, featuring a collection of award-winning sci-fi novels as well as other works by bestselling HarperCollins authors. For a period of two weeks, beginning today, customers can name their price for the titles included in this bundle and choose to contribute all or…

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Amazing THE SANDMAN OMNIBUS SILVER EDITION Now Available from CBLDF!

August 8, 2014
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Amazing THE SANDMAN OMNIBUS SILVER EDITION Now Available from CBLDF!

New to the CBLDF Donation Center, we have a gorgeous donation from our friends at DC Entertainment: The Sandman Omnibus Silver Edition. Limited to 500 copies, all numbered, and signed by author (and longtime CBLDF Board Member) Neil Gaiman, the Silver Edition collects the entire Sandman series. If you are a Sandman fan, this is…

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What Does Japan’s New Child Porn Law Mean for Manga and Anime?

June 13, 2014
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What Does Japan’s New Child Porn Law Mean for Manga and Anime?

Although production and distribution of underage pornography have been illegal in Japan for (only) 15 years, possession of it currently is not. That will change later this month, when a law passed last week by the country’s House of Representatives goes into effect. Virtually everyone can agree that this is a good thing; it’s long…

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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab’s New Perfume Benefits CBLDF

October 25, 2013
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Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab’s New Perfume Benefits CBLDF

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab has once again joined forces with Neil Gaiman and Neverwhere to produce an exclusive scent that benefits CBLDF’s important First Amendment work! BPAL’s All Hallow’s Apple perfume celebrates All Hallow’s Read, Gaiman’s annual initiative to encourage the exchange of scary books on Halloween. BPAL also has a wonderful way to display…

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