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New Paper Girls & More Signed by Brian K. Vaughan to Benefit CBLDF!

November 2, 2017
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New Paper Girls & More Signed by Brian K. Vaughan to Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is rewarding your donations with some great graphic novels, including the soon-to-be-released Paper Girls Volume One hardcover, signed by Brian K. Vaughan; Paper Girls Volumes One and Two trade paperbacks, signed by Cliff Chiang; Paper Girls enamel pin sets; Saga Book One hardcover, signed by Brian K. Vaughan; and Private Eye hardcover signed by Brian K. Vaughan! Keep reading or follow the links for more information. Grab…

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Signed Brian K. Vaughan Books Benefit CBLDF!

October 21, 2016
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Signed Brian K. Vaughan Books Benefit CBLDF!

We have some great Brian K. Vaughan books available this week, including the beautiful Saga Volume One deluxe edition hardcover, Y: The Last Man Book One deluxe hardcover, and Paper Girls Volume One trade paperback! In addition to these great books, we are also currently offering CBLDF-exclusive Paper Girls pins! Follow the links or keep reading for additional…

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A Summer of Attacks on the Freedom to Read

September 7, 2015
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A Summer of Attacks on the Freedom to Read

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer for many people. Vacations are over and school has started once again, but CBLDF didn’t get to take a break this summer. In the last couple of years, we’ve seen a new trend: Censors are as active — if not more so — during the summer months!…

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ACLU’s Banned Books Beach Reads

August 7, 2015
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Summer’s in full-swing and what could be better beach reading than a bag full of banned books! Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, recently put together a list of her controversial favorites that prove not only to be great reads, but also bring awareness of freedom of expression and the larger issues…

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CBLDF Joins Coalition Opposed to Disclaimer for College Literature Course

June 29, 2015
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CBLDF Joins Coalition Opposed to Disclaimer for College Literature Course

Today, CBLDF joined the National Coalition Against Censorship to oppose a “disclaimer” on the English 250 syllabus at Crafton Hills College. The college affirmed that it will not be “eradicating” any graphic novels from the course, but it has stated that future syllabi for the graphic novel course include a disclaimer “so students have a…

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Adding Saga to Your Library or Classroom Collection

June 25, 2015
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Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staple’s sci-fi epic Saga has quickly become one of the most critically acclaimed and celebrated comic series published in recent history. Applauded for its narrative complexity, world building, and characterization, Saga is a pure example of a great sci-fi/fantasy adventure, an instant classic and staple for all comic book collections. With…

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What Do We Know About the Frequently Challenged Comics of 2014?

April 17, 2015
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What Do We Know About the Frequently Challenged Comics of 2014?

Following the news that comics made up almost a third of the books on the American Library Association’s Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books for 2014, we did a bit of investigating for more information on the challenges that landed Persepolis, Drama, and Saga on the list. Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic memoir Persepolis came…

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Censorship 2013: Is Apple the New Face of Comics Censorship?

January 2, 2014
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Censorship 2013: Is Apple the New Face of Comics Censorship?

More people read comics digitally every year, but for Apple users, freedom of choice has been limited. Publishers and creators in the digital realm have been stymied by censorship arising from Apple’s inconsistent enforcement of content policies, which resulted in some of the more high-profile bans of 2013. In a landscape that includes competitors like…

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Be Counted: How Your Membership Makes A Difference

October 25, 2012
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Are you a current member of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund?  If you’ve contributed your member dues in 2012, we thank you.  If you haven’t renewed or have yet to join, we’re asking you to please Be Counted and support our vitally important work today. The CBLDF’s program work is increasing, and we need…

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