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Summer Reading Fun with CBLDF!

July 13, 2018
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Summer Reading Fun with CBLDF!

The initial excitement of summer is over, and while there is still a ways to go, chances are some parents are now hearing the familiar cries of “I’m bored” or stuck in arguments over how much time is spent watching television. Other parents are worried about that summer slip, where good kids get out of…

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Adding LGBTQIA+ Comics to Your Classroom or Library

June 29, 2018
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Adding LGBTQIA+ Comics to Your Classroom or Library

As June comes to a close, we’ve compiled a list of comics that have LGBTQIA+ content and creators for which we have developed resources for educators and librarians. Many of these books are frequently banned or challenged. To get signed copies of some of these works, and so many more comics about LGBTQIA+ characters and from LGBTQIA+…

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Pre-Order Sandman: Overture Absolute HC Signed by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams III!

June 22, 2018
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Pre-Order Sandman: Overture Absolute HC Signed by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams III!

This week CBLDF donors have the exciting opportunity to receive a copy of the soon-to-be-released The Sandman: Overture Absolute Edition HC, signed on a beautiful CBLDF-exclusive bookplate by longtime supporters and acclaimed creators Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III! Your donation will not only get you a massive, signed collection of Gaiman and Williams’ classic work, it will also support CBLDF’s…

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Banned & Challenged Diverse Comics

September 26, 2016
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Banned & Challenged Diverse Comics

Happy Banned Books Week! Comics are uniquely vulnerable to challenges because of their visual nature. Let’s take a look at just a few key cases involving diverse creators and content. The Color of Earth by Kim Dong Hwa Location of key challenge: Various Reason challenged: Nudity, sexual content, unsuited to age group Diversity content: female sexuality, Korean…

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Get Signed Banned Books From CBLDF!

September 23, 2016
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Get Signed Banned Books From CBLDF!

Celebrate Banned Books Week by getting your own copies of banned and challenged classics signed by their creators from CBLDF! Banned Books Week begins on Sunday, September 25th! Help us protect valuable and diverse comics by donating to receive some of our fantastic featured items! We’re proud to offer signed copies of banned classics Maus, Watchmen, and Sandman along…

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Sandman: Overture Signed by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams For CBLDF Donors!

November 6, 2015
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Sandman: Overture Signed by Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams For CBLDF Donors!

Twenty-five years since The Sandman first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman’s legendary series is back in a deluxe edition! Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams have both signed this special edition on an exclusive oversized bookplate, featuring art by Williams! Limited to 300 signed and numbered copies, this extraordinary CBLDF exclusive is the ultimate holiday…

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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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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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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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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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