I have a graphic review of Jason De Léon’s The Land of Open Graves in this Sunday’s New York Times Book Review. I read the book while researching Migrant: Stories of Hope and Resilience and it’s amazing.
Kevin Pyle has had an interesting dual career in comics. He’s been making comics like Prison Town and working on World War 3 Illustrated, to which he’s contributed for more than two decades. But he’s also been writing and illustrating a number of brilliant graphic novels for young adults. I first met him years ago when he was making books like Blindspot, Katman, and Take What You Can Carry, which were the subjects of our conversations.(MORE HERE)
As our president has decided today to end deportation protection for non-citizens brought here as children (DACA), I thought it worth posting this comic I did based on interviews with Dreamers in El Paso. Excerpted from the comic Migrant: Stories of Hope and Resilience. Order it (HERE)