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Get Ready for Banned Books Week

August 29, 2018
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Get Ready for Banned Books Week

It is less than a month until 2018 Banned Books Week, September 23 – 29. For educators, librarians, and parents, it falls at a hectic time of year, getting kids back into the routine of homework, school, not to mention all of the extracurriculars the students and the adults take part in. So look no…

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CBLDF Needs Your Help! Do You Read, Sell, or Shelve Comics?

March 2, 2018
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CBLDF Needs Your Help! Do You Read, Sell, or Shelve Comics?

Ensuring the freedom to read starts with ensuring the best access to books possible. With that in mind Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has partnered with graduate students at University of Washington iSchool to figure out how everyone finds comic books (or doesn’t) in their local libraries. With this quick survey we can improve the way…

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Comic Book Fans & Librarians Needed! For Science!

February 16, 2018
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Comic Book Fans & Librarians Needed! For Science!

Ensuring the freedom to read starts with ensuring the best access to books possible. With that in mind, graduate students at University of Washington iSchool have put together a quick survey to improve how we find comic books in libraries. Our library system is amazing, but together we can make it even better. Are you a librarian…

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RETAILERS: Last Day in CBLDF Membership Drive!

October 17, 2016
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RETAILERS: Last Day in CBLDF Membership Drive!

Every year, Diamond Comic Distributors runs a CBLDF membership drive through Previews. Now’s the time to join the fight for free speech — the drive FOCs TODAY! During this drive, CBLDF puts together a kit of exclusive variants and other goods for stores joining as members. We have an exciting selection of Retail Member Variant Covers, which will…

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Children’s Book Week: Comic Book Shops Participate Around the Country!

April 27, 2015
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Children’s Book Week: Comic Book Shops Participate Around the Country!

On May 2, comic book stores will kick off Children’s Book Week (May 4-10, 2015), the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, by giving away over two million comics to younger readers on Free Comic Book Day! Comic book shops around the country are also joining in by hosting…

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Comic Retailers: Join or Renew Now for Awesome 2014 Premiums!

October 8, 2014
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Comic Retailers: Join or Renew Now for Awesome 2014 Premiums!

                  Since the very first days of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, comic shop retailers have proven themselves to be a backbone of our fight for free speech. Comic retailers have unfailingly understood the importance of protecting the rights of artists and collectors alike. They are…

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Bill Teoh: From Comics Censor to Comics Retailer

September 16, 2014
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Bill Teoh: From Comics Censor to Comics Retailer

Bill Teoh, the 80-year-old owner of one of the few comic book stores in Singapore, took an unlikely path to that business. Before opening Comics World in 1987, Teoh was a police inspector on the censorship board that reviewed and often banned comics imported into the city-state. In a recent video from Singapore-based Channel NewsAsia,…

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Retail Orders for CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 Due Next Week!

September 11, 2014
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Retail Orders for CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 Due Next Week!

Calling all dreamers and dancers, wanderers and wonderers, free speakers and free thinkers to this year’s CBLDF Liberty Annual, compiled by former Marvel editor and ardent imaginaut Lauren Sankovitch. Within the pages of this year’s Annual, a merry band of legendary creators has crafted 48 pages of thrilling adventure, powerful drama, and gut-busting hilarity that…

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Middle Eastern Online Bookseller Puts Spotlight on Banned Books

June 10, 2014
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Middle Eastern Online Bookseller Puts Spotlight on Banned Books

Hoping to overwhelm censors, the founder of Middle Eastern online bookstore Jamalon announced last week that the site will launch a section devoted to books that have been banned in any of the 22 countries it serves. This is not only a gesture in support of intellectual freedom, says Ala Alsallal; it’s also good business.…

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