Start Hosting Your Comic Book Club with this Invaluable Handbook

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics medium. The CBLDF provides legal defense and advocacy to those whose First Amendment rights are threatened for making, selling, or even reading comic books, as well as provides free referrals for cases before they go to court. 

The CBLDF also supports for libraries in challenges to comics and graphic novels by providing letters of support, and access to resources to defend graphic novels when they are challenged. Other support provided by the CBLDF includes: a robust website with resources/tool kits, delivering panels/presentations on the history of comic censorship and First Amendement rights issues, sponsoring Banned Books Week, and more.

Among the deep list of resources provided by the CBLDF includes the Comic Book Club Handbook. Created in partnership with Comic-Con International, the Comic Book Club Handbook is the perfect resource for anyone interested in hosting a successful comic book club. This handbook was created in collaboration with Erwin Magbanua of the San Diego Public Library with illustrations by legendary cartoonist Rick Geary. The handbook can be downloaded here or viewed online. Hardcopies on the handbook are also availabe in the CBLDF Rewards Zone

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The Walking Dead Volume 28 The Walking Dead Volume 28
Image Comics
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Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting
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Shovel Knight: Official Design Works Shovel Knight: Official Design Works
Udon Entertainment
This epic tome ollects the fun and original artwork behind this landmark title. Inside you’ll find key art, character concepts, enemy designs, sprite sheets, unused ideas, and an all-new Shovel Knight tribute art gallery. >>
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47 Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47
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One of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko, brings his compelling mastery of the art form to the cover of the book that has been the Bible of serious collectors, dealers and enthusiasts since 1970!  >>
Lighter Than My Shadow Lighter Than My Shadow
Lion Forge
Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness, an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness. >>
Bernie Wrightson: Art and Designs for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio Bernie Wrightson: Art and Designs for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio
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Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness, an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness. >>