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College Declines Student's Request to Ban "Persepolis," "Sandman"

College Declines Student's Request to Ban "Persepolis," "Sandman"

The president of Crafton Hills College has clarified that graphic novels contested by a student will not be banned or removed from the syllabus.

Student, Parents Want College To Ban "Sandman," "Persepolis" And More

Student, Parents Want College To Ban "Sandman," "Persepolis" And More

Shocked by the content of four graphic novels required as part of an English course, a 20-year-old student in California is seeking to have the college ban them.

"Saga," "Persepolis" & "Drama" Among Most Challenged Books of 2014

"Saga," "Persepolis" & "Drama" Among Most Challenged Books of 2014

Three comics were among the 10 most frequently challenged books last year in U.S. public schools and libraries.

READING LIST: A Field Guide to Fifteen Feminist Comics

READING LIST: A Field Guide to Fifteen Feminist Comics

Casey Gilly's got 99 problems, but finding fifteen comics with awesome female representation ain't one.

Committed: Top Ten Weird Autobiographical Comics

Committed: Top Ten Weird Autobiographical Comics

CSBG's Sonia Harris shares her ten favorite offbeat comic book autobiographies.

Comics A.M. - Lexington Convention Draws 10,000 in Second Year

Comics A.M. - Lexington Convention Draws 10,000 in Second Year

Kentucky's Lexington Comic & Toy Convention attracts nearly 10,000! Why one pirate went legit! A closer look at last week's "Persepolis" controversy! Interviews with Jeff Parker, Miriam Katin and James Vance!

Chicago Public Schools Told Not To Remove "Persepolis" From Libraries

Chicago Public Schools Told Not To Remove "Persepolis" From Libraries

Chicago Public Schools have been told to disregard an order to remove Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic novel "Persepolis." The autobiography will no longer be taught to seventh-graders, though it will remain in libraries.

"Persepolis" Reportedly Removed From Chicago Public Schools

"Persepolis" Reportedly Removed From Chicago Public Schools

Reports began circulating last night that Chicago Public Schools has instituted a ban on Marjane Satrapi's 2000 graphic novel "Persepolis." ROBOT 6 has the details.

Comics A.M. - Tunisian Broadcaster Fined For Airing "Persepolis"

Comics A.M. - Tunisian Broadcaster Fined For Airing "Persepolis"

Tunisian broadcaster convicted of “disturbing public order” and “threatening public morals” for airing Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis"! Target to stop selling Amazon Kindle! Best and worst Free Comic Book Day titles! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Persepolis" Trial Resumes Amid Uproar in Tunisia

Comics A.M. - "Persepolis" Trial Resumes Amid Uproar in Tunisia

Tunisian TV network chief on trial for "Persepolis" broadcast! Stumptown Comics adds board members! First Graphic Novel award winner announced! Interviews with Brian Wood, Aaron McGruder and Tom Gauld! Plus much more!

Comic Studies: "Persepolis" and "Fun Home"

Comic Studies: "Persepolis" and "Fun Home"

Laura Sneddon's third week of Comic Studies focused on two very different Autobiographix by female creators in Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis" and Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home."

Comics A.M. - Sparkplug to Continue; Michael George in Jail

Comics A.M. - Sparkplug to Continue; Michael George in Jail

Sparkplug Books to continue following Dylan Williams' death. Michael George's bail revoked after guilty verdict. Tunisian TV executive apologizes for airing "Persepolis." Plus much more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Marjane Satrapi's "The Sigh"

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Marjane Satrapi's "The Sigh"

Archaia Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Persepolis'" creator Marjane Satrapi's latest graphic novel, "The Sigh."

Comics A.M. - "Persepolis" Airing Sparks Protests in Tunisia

Comics A.M. - "Persepolis" Airing Sparks Protests in Tunisia

"Persepolis" protests lead to arrests in Tunisia! Warren Ellis on digital comics! More on direct-market sales in September! Interviews with Daniel Clowes, Dan DiDio and Dave Roman! Plus more!

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