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Bank Street Books for Banned Book Week

My Bad For You co-author, Scott Cunningham and I will be at Bank Street Books with some of the contributing youth to the latest issue of World War 3 illustrated. We’ll do live readings of some of the projected pages followed by a discussion. September 29, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Bank Street Book Store […]

Weekend workshops at NJ SCBWI

That’s the New Jersey Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators. I’ll be doing a workshop on the fundamental visual-storytelling tools of comics on Saturday and drawing inspiration from themes on Sunday.

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MOCCA Art Fest 2015

I’ll be at table 214 on the second floor at MOCCA artfest this weekend. I’ll have lots of copies of “Bad For You” and all my other books as well as very affordable copies of the full color activist comic “Worker Justice Illustrated.” Come on by!

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 is released!

Against everyone’s better judgement, my new book (with co-author Scott Cunningham) has been published by Henry Holt for Young Readers. It is a graphic (not TOO graphic) history of kid-centric moral panics. Comic book burnings, book banning, Dungeon and Dragon hysteria,skateboard bans and on and on. Get your copy (before someone burns it!)

Countdown to Bad For You release!

It’s now less than two months until the release of my next book (with Scott Cunningham) Bad For You: Exposing the War on Fun. It’s a non-fiction comic chronicling the history of adult-led and kid-centered moral panics. Here’ the back cover text: SHOULD U.S. COMICS BE BANNED? “SATANIC” HARRY POTTER BOOKS BURNT PLAYGROUNDS POSE THREAT […]

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MoCCa Artfest and Bad For You

The advance reader copies of Bad For You have come in just in time for MoCCa. I’ll be sharing a table with Peter Kuper again (D110) if anyone wants to have a sneak peek at the new book or pick up a copy of an old one. The particulars: MoCCa Artfest April 6th & 7th, […]

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 […]