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Celebrate Will Eisner Week!

March 5, 2019
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Celebrate Will Eisner Week!

The first week of March each year is nationally known as Will Eisner Week, aimed at not only celebrating Eisner’s life and accomplishments, but also to celebrate the things that Eisner stood for – literacy, community, free expression. Individuals and institutions set aside time this to offer classes, symposiums, screenings, and more, all in honor…

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Eisner Grants Support Graphic Novels in Libraries

May 9, 2016
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Eisner Grants Support Graphic Novels in Libraries

Libraries in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Columbia, South Carolina, were recently chosen as the winners of the 2016 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries, funded by the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation and administered by the American Library Association. Each library will receive $2,000 to develop its graphic novel collections, $1,000 to…

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Celebrate the Godfathers of Comics and Support Free Speech!

March 3, 2016
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Celebrate the Godfathers of Comics and Support Free Speech!

This week is bookended by two monumental birthdays in the history of comics: Bill Gaines on March 1 and Will Eisner on March 6. Why not celebrate these two giants’ legacy of free speech by visiting the Rewards Zone for exclusive gear and comics?! Will Eisner Week 2016 Poster In time for Will Eisner Week,…

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CBLDF Presents: WILL EISNER’S Personal Library Collection Auction!

January 28, 2016
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Will Eisner wasn’t just the godfather of comics, a creative force who changed the face of modern comics — he was also a staunch advocate for the freedom of expression. In celebration of Eisner’s indomitable talent and advocacy, CBLDF is delighted to offer up for auction books from Eisner’s own personal collection! All books in…

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Will Eisner and the Mysterious Origin of the Graphic Novel

December 23, 2015
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This year as part of our Spirit of Giving fundraiser, CBLDF is proud to offer a signed edition of board member Paul Levitz’s newest biography on comics luminary Will Eisner, Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel (you can still get a copy here). To celebrate Will Eisner and his lasting impact on comics storytelling,…

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CBLDF and Comic-Con International Launch Education Alliance During Will Eisner Week!

February 13, 2015
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CBLDF and Comic-Con International Launch Education Alliance During Will Eisner Week!

On Wednesday, March 4, John Cassaday, Michael Cho, Charles Kochman, and Paul Pope consider the dynamic life, legacy and influence of Will Eisner at Society of Illustrators in New York City on the panel, The Spirit of Innovation: The Enduring Influence of Will Eisner’s The Spirit. Commemorating the 75th anniversary of The Spirit during Will…

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Scott McCloud Celebrates the Past, Present, and Future of Comics

February 5, 2015
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With the release of his new book, grounding-breaking comics theorist, creator, and rights proponent Scott McCloud sat down with the The A.V. Club to discuss, dissect, and celebrate the history and evolution of the comics form by looking at the top seven books that have inspired his own creative journey. As someone who has worked…

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Neil Gaiman, Frank Quitely, & Bill Gaines Exclusives Launch CBLDF’s SPIRIT OF GIVING Holiday Gift Drive!

November 12, 2014
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Give the best holiday gifts to the comics fan in your life and support CBLDF during the Spirit of Giving Holiday Gift Drive!  Each week, CBLDF is offering donors a hand-picked selection of gift bundles featuring signed graphic novels or exclusive premiums all supporting the Fund’s efforts to protect the freedom to read! This week, CBLDF…

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