Richard is related to kimberly l ponder and caney a campbell as well as 1 additional person. Richard kyle, the man who named the graphic novel, died. The store was, like the magazine, later called wonderworld books and finally richard kyle books. World richard kyles long beach, ca comics shop for international editions. It was the culmination of a career in the highly competitive world of comics. In 1972, kyle partnered with a sf, fantasy and animation fan named fred patten to open the graphic story bookshop in long beach, california. Richard kyle, who coined the phrase graphic novel, chats about his long association with.
Beyond time and again the 1970s graphic novel blog. Fred patten to open the graphic story bookshop in long beach, california. When i was attending csu long beach from 1994 to 1996, i missed more than one class thanks to the lure of kyle and his bookstore, which offered a. For a shortstory fix consider richard fords sorry for your trouble may. He had been living in a nursing home in long beach, california, which is. My friend richard kyle passed away this morning, after the latest in a long series of aftereffects from a stroke in 2014.
Kyle is a key figure in the development of an adult audience for. The longawaited debut collection of illustrations by. Richard was a bookseller owner of richard kyle books in long beach, ca, a writer and publisher, and a friend to the founders and many members of the khc. Over the years, richard published argosy and the newsletter 242 east third. Bud plant, a pioneer in selling comic books through the mail. Jack wanted to do a dracula book, very similar with what marvel came out with. Richard kyle owned and managed richard kyle books in long beach. A hardcover book containing a long comics narrative by metzger. Patten immediately began importing manga perhaps the first retailer to do so. Richard kyle, rip we learned only recently of the passing of richard kyle, on december 10, 2016, after a long illness. About richard kyle news from me mark evaniers blog. Click a location below to find richard more easily. Richard kyles phone, address, background info whitepages. Isabel allendes a long petal of the sea bloomsbury, january is an epic about.
My friend richard kyle passed away this morning, after the latest in a long. They have also lived in marshall, tx and apollo beach, fl plus 4 other locations. Although the word novel normally refers to long fictional works, the term. Perhaps most crucially, in 1983 richard commissioned kirby to create an autobiographical comic. He and a fellow named fred patten opened a shop in long beach a. Find richard kyle s phone number, address, and email on spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information. Story bookshop which kyle ran with fred patten in long beach, ca. Richard charles kyle 19432019 richard charles kyle loved his family, his friends and a good time. A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.
Alan brennert posted to facebook on saturday, 10th december 2016. Find rich kyle s phone number, address, and email on spokeo, the leading people search directory for contact information and public records. Rip richard kyle, inventor of the term graphic novel. It wasnt published until 1990, when kyle briefly edited the revived argosy magazine. Books, maricela correachavez associate professor maricela. The man on the left was the great comic book artist best. The name richard kyle casts a long shadow over comic book fandom. Talladega superspeedway, texas motor speedway, myrtle beach speedway, and michigan. Fan historian richard kyle coined the term graphic novel in an essay in the november 1964 issue of the comics.
I became fascinated with richard kyle sometime in the mid2000s because of. Bill schelly talks with the founders of comic fandom vol. Not only did kyle coin the now ubiquitous phrase graphic novel, but for many years kyle was the proprietor of richard kyle books, the best comic bookscience fiction store in southern california. Gazette newspapers obituaries and death notices for long beach california area. Frederick walter patten december 11, 1940 november 12, 2018 was an american writer and historian known for his work in the science fiction, fantasy, anime, manga, and furry fandoms, where he gained great distinction through a substantial contribution to both print and online books, magazines. With first wife melinda campbell ruhs class of 61 he had two daughters, elizabeth marie and jess. Richard kyle, the man who named the graphic novel, died this. Here is a selection of books we are looking forward to reading next year. Author ray bradbury, longtime supporter of the cartoonists across america. Gazette newspapers obituaries long beach, ca gazette. As the owner of richard kyle books and the earlier graphic story bookshop in long beach, kyle was not only a pioneer in selling comics, but. Rip richard kyle, inventor of the term graphic novel the beat. Alan brennert reports on fb that comics retail founding father richard kyle has passed away at age 87. Richard petty driving experience is as real as it gets.1278 1251 779 1498 1480 502 742 1348 675 144 277 1508 954 879 1305 1426 792 451 436 792 389 112 750 783 832 18 878 1513 1060 759 554 889 961 1338 1000 10 1091 320 213 221 318 187 97 412 605