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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 NJ.com

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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Book signing at Watchung Booksellers

I’m doing a slideshow/reading (with my co-author Scott Cunningham of my new book Bad For You: Exposing the War on Fun!) on February 26th at: 7:00-8:00 pm Watchung Booksellers (who do a fabulous job of supporting local authors.) 54 Fairfield Street, Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 973.744.7177 It’s a non-fiction graphic (i.e. comic) investigation of the […]

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Workshops at Bloomfield High School

I recently had the pleasure of working with ESL students from the Bloomfield school district. I’m a big believer in the possibilities of using comics to build literacy with this group of students. Lisa Basile at Bloomfield High School had the students read a couple of my books and then we did question and answer […]

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Workshops at Bloomfield High School

I recently had the pleasure of working with ESL students from the Bloomfield school district. I’m a big believer in the possibilities of using comics to build literacy with this group of students. Lisa Basile at Bloomfield High School had the students read a couple of my books and then we did question and answer […]

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