Author Archives: Chris C. Hernandez

Cómix Latinx: Experiencing TALES FROM LA VIDA: A LATINX COMICS ANTHOLOGY

Cómix Latinx: Experiencing TALES FROM LA VIDA: A LATINX COMICS ANTHOLOGY

As a whole, Latinx are a mix of bloodlines, religions, foods and more. This, sometimes discordant, mixture becomes more evident as you “zoom in” oo the country, family and finally individual. It is the internal and external culmination of years of forced and chosen assimilation. As diverse as we are, though, many of our stories

Interview: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and His Brand New Jinxworld

Brian Michael Bendis is well known as one of the most important, diverse, and creative story-tellers of this comic book generation. He has been responsible for some of the biggest moments and story arcs in the modern comic book age. Besides working on some of world’s most well-known heroes, he has long been crafting stories

Review: BORDER TOWN #1

BORDER TOWN #1 Written by Eric M. Esquivel Art by Ramon Villalobos, Tamra Bonvillain, and Deron Bennett Edited by Andy Khouri, Maggie Howell Published by Vertigo Comics Release date: September 5, 2018 Some books are special for one reason or another and then there are books like Border Town. On every level it abounds with

Cómix Latinx: LATINO COMICS EXPO and LATINO ANIMATION FESTIVAL

How many Latinx comic book characters can you name? How many of those have stories that deal with the Latinx experience? Chances are if you head to your local comic book store looking for Latinx centric book you will leave empty handed.  Out of the “Big Two” comic book publishers there is only one title

Review: SARAI

SARAI Written by Sonica Ellis Art by JC Grande Edited by Jeff Lewis Self-published via Kickstarter Release Date: October 15, 2018 Sarai is the perfect example of comic books being used to communicate important messages through satisfying story telling. First time comic book writer Sonica Ellis debut book touches on the topic of children being

Cómix Latinx Interview: Gonzalo Alvarez and THE LEGEND OF POLLOMAN

Mythology and it’s pantheon of gods and monsters have long been a source of inspiration for storytelling in the world of comic books. Wonder Woman, Thor, and Shazam are all examples of characters built off of ancient myths from cultures around the world. One very important culture that has not been touched on with any

Cómix Latinx Interview: Garza and Esquivel on MASHBONE & GRIFTY

“Because it’s real.” This answer to one of my questions is the best way to introduce the new comic book Mashbone & Grifty. Creators Oscar Garza and Rolando Esquivel have brought to life a pair of characters that are very real. Their hilarious antics may feel like something out of a Saturday morning cartoon but there is

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