Craig Yoe's timely illustrated volume Ban This Book!: Starring Match and Book takes on the issue of censorship in a thought-provoking way.
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Gender Queer: A Memoir is a graphic novel by Maia Kobabe, first published by Lion Forge in 2019 and now republished from Oni Press. But in recent weeks it
Polk County in Florida is the latest to be subject to banning of the critically acclaimed bestselling graphic novels from schools, part of a series of
On Thursday, the third of February at 7pm, Clare Brown, the rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Athens in McMinn County, Tennessee, is
Forty-two years after it was first released, Art Spiegelman's Maus is currently the twelfth best-selling graphic novel on Amazon.com for Book One, and
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has been changing its form, makeup, and mission after criticism and internal conflict in recent years. But, with the New
Remember, remember, November is the month for V For Vendetta stories. Bleeding Cool recently ran an article about how an elected Texan politician sent out
Two of the largest school districts in Texas, Austin and Dallas Independent School Districts, have stated that they will not comply with Republican
The Goddard school district of Kansas has reversed a decision that previously saw them remove more than two dozen books from circulation in the district’s
Texas State Representative Matt Krause has submitted a list of 828 books to Lily Laux, deputy commissioner of school programs at the Texas Education
Jerry Craft, creator of the middle-grade graphic novels New Kid - the first graphic novel to win the Newbery Awards and Class Act has seen a speaking
Comic book retailers have been told that the new comic book series, The Secret Land, may not be sold in Germany, and that all orders to German stores have
This week in the Week in Comics we are joined by Ali Jaffery the Hunk, a man who uncovered a vast comics conspiracy. Plus: X-Men Recaps!
Kieron Dwyer has three upcoming books from Image Comics, his collection of Trump-related stripes Unpresidented, a hardcover reprint of Last of the
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has issued a list of the top five banned comic books in the USA and Canada over the last decade. I mean, six really,
CBLDF Launches Free Webinars for Comic Book Retailers – Including Dealing With Schools, Libraries, the Law and Media
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is running a series of retailer webinars to help promote their CBLDF 2019/2020 Retailer Membership program and donation
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund believes that identity censorship is the most frequent form of intellectual freedom challenge today. From moral panic
Earlier today, we told you about Rio de Janeiro mayor Marcelo Crivella's order that booksellers at the city's 19th International Book Biennial stop
Wallace Junior/Senior High School in Idaho has banned all copies of The Walking Dead from the school library despite a recommendation of the school's
New Jersey State Superior Court Judge Margaret Goodzeit has dismissed the lawsuit against Watching Hills New Jersey School District that had been brought
This weekend's Diamond Retailer Summit is bringing all sorts of things out in the open. Keep up with this handy dandy tag. And that includes the news that
A couple of months ago, after challenges on a local school level in New Jersey, Alison Bechdel's graphic novel Fun Home was returned to school libraries
A couple of weeks ago, it was announced that two high schools in the North Hunterdon-Voorhees School District of New Jersey had chosen to restrict access
The Times-Picayune of Louisiana has published the results of a public records request for printed material banned by the Louisiana Department of
Eric Stephenson on Banned Books: "Today We See Comics by Marginalized Voices as the Most Frequently Challenged"
In an unexpected move for the usually anti-censorship publisher, Image Comics sent out a press release Thursday urging readers to join them in celebrating
What does the CBLDF - the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund - actually do? It is a question that has been asked much of late. The answer, according to Read
On the American Library Association's Top 10 Frequently Challenged list (or the Banned Books list) for 2017, Drama by Raina Telgemeier has landed at #4 -- the book's third year on the list.
GLSEN, which formerly stood for the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, is an organization founded in 1990 in the United States that seeks to
Raina Telgemeier is the most popular comic book creator in the USA today. But not, it seems, for everyone. Her graphic novel bestseller Drama, about an
At NYCC 2017's Graphic Sex: Comics, New Media and the Queering of Sex Education panel, panelists discussed the importance of comprehensive sex ed.