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Rebellion Becomes CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member

April 6, 2018
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Rebellion Becomes CBLDF’s Newest Corporate Member

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to welcome Rebellion, one of Europe’s leading independent publishing and game developers, as the organization’s newest corporate member! Rebellion publishes the iconic 2000 AD family of comics and graphic novels, alongside publishing imprints Abaddon Books, Solaris, and Ravenstone. “We are proud to support Comic Book Legal Defense Fund…

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China Imposes New Restrictions on Foreign Picture Books

March 20, 2017
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China Imposes New Restrictions on Foreign Picture Books

The Chinese government this month abruptly placed new restrictions on the publication of children’s picture books from abroad, reportedly in order to “reduce the influence of foreign ideas and enhance ideological control.” Authorities are not commenting directly, but four publishers confirm that a quota has been imposed on the number of foreign picture books allowed…

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Publishers Weekly Celebrates Decade of Growth in Comics

January 6, 2016
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Publishers Weekly Celebrates Decade of Growth in Comics

In the past decade, comics and graphic novels have transitioned from a niche market to a key component of many publishers’ business models. Previously pigeonholed as the exclusive province of adolescents (even if that was never true), comics have not only seen a resurgence in the children’s market but also won praise across adult genres…

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Four Decades Later, Anarchist Cookbook Still Haunts Author

March 12, 2015
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Four Decades Later, Anarchist Cookbook Still Haunts Author

In a recent article for Harper’s Magazine, Gabriel Thompson took an in-depth look at the fascinating history of one of the most controversial books in recent memory: The Anarchist Cookbook by William Powell. The 1971 how-to manual for everything from bombs to drugs has tested the boundaries of free expression since its publication, but as…

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Why Is LGBT Romance “Too Adult” For All-Ages Comics?

May 29, 2014
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Why Is LGBT Romance “Too Adult” For All-Ages Comics?

There is a common refrain that we often hear when children’s books with age-appropriate LGBT themes are challenged in schools and libraries. While there are still plenty of detractors, who bluntly declare same-sex relationships to be “unnatural,” these days there seem to be a lot more people who believe they’ve found a middle ground. They…

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