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Librarian Reverses Board’s Decision To Put Neonomicon Back On The Shelves

Last year, Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows‘ Neonomicon was withdrawn from a library in Greenville after a teenage girl using an adult library card took it out and her mother strenuously objected. Later the library board all read the graphic …

Surviving The Public: Unshelved

“Are you a librarian? Do you know any librarians?” It’s not a frightening twilight zone interrogation scene, it’s the Surviving The Public panel at the New York Comic Con, put on by the webcomic (and more) Unshelved. Despite the small …

Neonomicon Graphic Novel Pulled From South Carolina Library

The Avatar comic Neonomicon by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows, published by Bleeding Cool owner Avatar Press, has caused a little trouble at a local library when it was taken out by a fourteen year old girl, one Jennifer Gaske, …

Page 45 To Run School Library Workshops

It is considered by many to be the finest comic shop in the world. But that’s not enough, apparently. Steven L Holland from Page 45 in Nottingham, is presenting interactive show-and-tell workshops on Manga And Graphic Novels for school libraries at …

Stuck In The Middle Returns To Maine School Libraries

The Sun Journal of Lewiston, Maine, reports that last night the ten strong board of the Regional School Unit votes that Stuck in the Middle: 17 Comics from an Unpleasant Age by Ariel Schrag should remain in middle school libraries in …

Library Of The Living Dead Becomes Viral Comic Hit

A free comic teaching new library users how to use their system, using the narrative device of a zombie attack has, well, extended a little outside its intended audience. Created for McPherson College, a small liberal arts college in Kansas, …

Artists! The American Library Association Wants You!

The American Library Association, the world’s largest library conference, is doing something new for their national conference from June 24th to the 27th in New Orleans. They’re hosting an Artists Alley. Usually reserved for the comic convention, this involves a …

Northampton Council Reverses Decision To Cut Library Funding

Earlier this month, Bleeding Cool reported on Alan Moore’s attendance as part of the Save Our Library Day, at his local library, St James in Northampton, threatened with closure. His appearance and his reading of a short story from Dodgem …

Alan Moore Participates In “Read-In” To Save Local Library

On February the 5th, there will be a protest “read in” at the St James Library in Northampton with Alan Moore, that follows a protest held there tomorrow from midday to 2pm. The library, along with many others, is suffering …

Alan Moore Campaigns Against Local Library Closures

Remember, remember, the fifth of February… That’s when Alan Moore will be speaking at a reading event, part of an event to campaign against the planned potential closure of the St James Library in his home town of Northampton. The …