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Bone and Watchmen: This Week’s Recommended Summer Reading

This week, we’re challenging you to read a banned or challenged graphic novel! Comic books, graphic novels, and manga are frequently challenged and even banned because the medium thrives on the power of static images that can be taken out of context, and because there is a lingering stigma that comics are low-value speech. Check out our two selections for your #CBLDFSummerReads and download printables to keep track of your reading and more.

CBLDF Comic Con Pop Up

  Each year, CBLDF is proud to exhibit at conventions like Emerald City Comicon and WonderCon to help spread the word about our important First Amendment work. Due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus, Emerald City and WonderCon have both been officially postponed…

Support CBLDF with Watchmen signed by Dave Gibbons!

  Who watches the Watchmen? Millions as it turns out, considering HBO’s Watchmen was one of the most talked about television shows of 2019. That makes now the perfect time to pick up one of the most influential graphic novels of all…

CBLDF Gift Guide 2019!

This holiday season you can support CBLDF and find something for everyone on your list! We’re offering donation premiums signed by incredible creators, including: Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, Alison Bechdel, Brian K. Vaughan, Raina Telgemeier, Roz Chast, & more! Looking for standout stocking-stuffers? We’ve got you covered with enamel pins, embroidered patches, t-shirts, prints, and fragrances. Or, give…

The 11 Top Comics in Classrooms (& Free Resources for Each)

CBLDF’s recent groundbreaking survey offered concrete evidence that teachers and students are embracing comics as valuable tools in the classroom. Across ages and demographics, the study showed who are using comics, what comics they’re using, what obstacles comics face in classrooms,…

Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

As Banned Books Week draws to a close, it’s crucial to remember that this celebration is to draw attention to the challenges and bans that happen all year long. To keep the spirit of free expression going from this Banned…

History of Comics Censorship, Part Three

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September…

Educational GNs Signed by Scott McCloud, Dave Gibbons, & More Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is featuring a host of educational graphic novels and resources for our donors! We’ve got some great donation premiums, including signed books about the art of comics: Understanding Comics, signed by Scott McCloud and How Comics Work, signed by Dave Gibbons! We’ve also…

Celebrate World Book Day with Signed Fun Home, Saga, & Many More!

Join CBLDF in celebrating World Book Day, today and every day, with your favorite banned and challenged graphic novels! CBLDF is offering donors a slew of resources and signed comics that have experienced band and challenges for their content, including: Fun Home, signed…