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Thursday, July 18
 

12:00pm

CBLDF: How Comic Stores Gave Comics Their Voice
Comics flowered into the powerful form of free expression they are today because of comic book stores. This "by fans, for fans" culture helped comics flourish in ways that broadened what the medium can do. How did we get here and how will comic book stores remain an essential part of where comics are going? Meet the innovative retailers and creators who make comics stores the cornerstone of comics' robust culture of free expression. Panelists include Bob Wayne, Mitch Cutler, Jennifer Haines, and more.

Thursday July 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 11

1:00pm

Comics Censorship in 2019
Learn how comics are under attack and what you can do to help! From lawsuits against schools for using LGBTQ comics to intimidation of manga readers by customs authorities and persecution of cartoonists around the world, comics censorship remains an urgent problem. CBLDF experts showcase the current censorship landscape at this riveting and informative presentation.

Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 11
 
Friday, July 19
 

12:00pm

CBLDF: Take PRIDE in Comics
Why are comics and other literature centered on LGBTQ+ characters targeted so frequently by censors? What can be done to ensure these important books stay on shelves? CBLDF and a panel of creators, educators, librarians, and retailers discuss the challenges facing LGBTQ comics and ways communities can help overcome them.

Friday July 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 11

1:00pm

CBLDF: Making Great Comics Programs For Schools and Libraries
Energize your community by creating comics events! CBLDF education coordinator Holly Dotson and a panel of teachers and creators discuss how to make great programming with comics. Bring your success stories and learn about how to build on them with tips on creating book clubs, workshops, creator events, and more.

Friday July 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 11
 
Saturday, July 20
 

12:00pm

CBLDF: The Perils of Selling Comics
Know your rights! Hear from members of CBLDF for this fast-paced overview of the legal rights comic book stores depend upon. Learn about the law and your rights while getting tangible how-to info for managing risk scenarios like police visits, media attacks, and more. A must-attend for current and aspiring comic store staffers and creators alike.

Saturday July 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 11

1:00pm

CBLDF: Teaching with Comics
Comics are more than just great entertainment, they're an incredible tool for learning. Hear from creators and teachers and bring your own success stories for a discussion about how comics can be used to engage students in the classroom. Get real-world suggestions for ways to integrate comics in the classroom, to expand on lessons with comic-based activities, and to encourage student participation.

Saturday July 20, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 11
 
Sunday, July 21
 

12:15pm

CBLDF: Live Art Jam
Celebrate 50 years of Comic-Con by seeing art made right before your eyes! The CBLDF Live Art Jam brings together a panel of comics artists who will create art live, while sharing their favorite Comic-Con memories. Bid on the pieces created here to support CBLDF's important work protecting comics' First Amendment rights!

Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Room 5AB