Author Archives: kevincpyle

Badly Needed Update! (Creative Consulting)

Once again this page has fallen WAAAAAAAY out of date. So here’s a recap since the last post: Despite appearances, I have continued to stay quite busy as a teaching artist over the last year, working with Young Audiences of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Arts Horizons and this year Morris Arts. Through Young Audiences, with […]

Bad For You Podcast Interview

Wolfgang Vachon at the C2Y: Discussions on CHild and Youth Care Podcast did an interview with me (HERE). For anyone interested in the experiences of young people in the social service system, there are some great things to listen to (HERE)

Gift idea?! If you won’t listen to me…

listen to Boing Boing and the New York Times! Two books I’m in made their Holiday Gift Guide: Bad For You: Exposing the War on Fun! My comic history, co written by Scott Cunningham, of parent-led moral panics is at Boing Boing. And the World War 3 illustrated anthology, the magazine I co-edited for many […]

Bad For You and Banned Books at the NY Public Library

As part of the American Library Association’s celebration of Banned Books Week, which is taking place from Sept. 21-27, BAD FOR YOU authors Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham will be presenting two special slide show readings at local libraries, detailing the dark days in this country when comic books were once burned! That’s right, […]

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Bad For You Review Roundup

Been awhile since I gathered reviews of BAD FOR YOU, my latest book with Scott Cunningham. So here’s a boatload of Bad (excerpts included; follow link for full post). From AdAstra Comix, the increasingly indespensable distributor and reviewer of politically informed comics: “What this book truly brings to the table is empowerment for young minds… […]

Panel at MOCCA artfest

This Sunday, April 6th at 2:00 pm I’ll be at: World War 3 Illustrated: From 1979 to Now Join World War 3 illustrated to celebrate their 35th anniversary of publication and the release of a retrospective collection premiering at MoCCA. Launched in 1979 by Peter Kuper and Seth Tobocman, World War 3 Illustrated is a […]

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Lecture at Queen’s College

Monday, March 31st from 3:00 to 5:00, Klapper Hall room 404 Queens College CUNY Art Department Presented by Gregory Sholette and Zoe Beloff Looking forward to sharing my work, focusing mostly on the non-fiction, activist comics. Particularly how my most recent “Wage Theft Comics” sticks a toe, or maybe even a whole leg, into the […]

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Wage Theft Comic review on

A nice write-up on the Wage Theft Comic I did with Jeff Korgen. I especially like that the writer, John Atlas, went into the ways it was used in Houston. “…the comic has been an effective outreach tool. At Fe Y Justicia, workers participate in the actions and advocacy and have distributed the comics in […]

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