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Two new reviews

Two good reviews came out recently. One, on Nexus Graphica, is the first one to pick up on what I think of as the main theme of the book (I almost called it “A Secret Mercy.”) “And while at first that intersection doesn’t seem entirely surprising, a small quiet epiphany at the end — about […]

Good Comics for Kids Interview

Esther Keller at the School Library Journal blog “Good For Kids” interviewed me. She also had some nice things to say about “Take What You Can Carry” and some great questions. You should check out some of the other posts too as “Good Comics For Kids” has lots of great content. (LINK)

Panel at MoCCA Artfest: Sunday April 29th

I’m honored to be included on this panel: “Graphic Novels for Young Adults” Betsy Bird, Raina Telgemeier, Kevin Pyle, MK Reed, Derek Kirk Kim The New York Public Library’s Betsy Bird talks to some of the brightest talents in one of comics’ fastest growing demographics. Sunday April 29th at 11:15 in Room A The 69th […]

Publisher’s Weekly Review

Take What You Can Carry Kevin C. Pyle. Holt, $12.99 trade paper (176p) ISBN 978-0-8050-8286-9 Two teenage boys separated by time and culture are connected by shared experiences. Kyle is young and bored with his life in late 1970s suburban Chicago. Having recently moved there, he makes new friends and turns to vandalism and shoplifting […]

This Wednesday at Bluestockings in NYC

On Wednesday, April 4th, I’ll be showing images and reading sections of my new graphic novel, Take What You Can Carry. It starts at 7:00 PM. Here’s the (LINK) and the address: 172 Allen St.(btwn Stanton and Rivington) New York, NY (CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS) Hope to see you there.

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Roger Shimomura on Studio 360

My favorite painting teacher from university is the subject of a feature on one of my favorite radio shows:Studio 360 on WNYC. As it turns out, I contacted Roger when I was embarking on “Take What You Can Carry.” He spent part of his childhood in a Japanese internment camp and I wrote him to […]