Cómix Latinx articles

Cómix Latinx Interview: Javier Hernandez Celebrates the 20 Years of EL MUERTO

Cómix Latinx Interview: Javier Hernandez Celebrates the 20 Years of EL MUERTO

Latinx, Mexican-American’s especially, are a complex combination of bloodlines, cultures, and history that both ornates and ostracizes us at the same time. It’s who we proudly are. The perfect illustration of this tostilocos mix can be found in the pages of El Muerto, a long running comic book created by author and illustrator Javier Hernandez. El Muerto recounts the story of Diego

Cómix Latinx: Fans Find Representation at Texas Latino Comic Con

Fan conventions to some outsiders may seem like a strange group of obsessed individuals coming together to “geek out” about a common devotion. The Texas Latino Comic Con, held July 28 in Dallas Texas, was something unique though. It brought together a group of people that are not only passionate about comic books but about seeing themselves culturally represented as

Cómix Latinx Interview: COSMIC FISH Creator Eliana Falcón

There is a far-off beautiful land inhabited by amazing creatures and people. This land is Puerto Rico and one of it’s residents, Eliana Falcón is the creator of the award-winning webcomic Cosmic Fish. Cosmic Fish is an allegorical story that Falcón publishes twice a week and has already been published in print collecting the first

Cómix Latinx Interview: Anthony Mendez on His New Comic PEDRO AND MISO

You more than likely have already heard new comic book writer Anthony Mendez before even if you haven’t heard of him. Voice-over actor Mendez is the famous voice of the Narrator in CW’s hit show Jane the Virgin as well as voicing King Juan Ramon in Disney’s show Elena of Avalor. While Mendez uses spoken words to bring to life

Cómix Latinx Interview: Eisner Award Winner Professor Frederick Luis Aldama

Representation of Latinx creators and characters in comic books improves each year. However, it can still be difficult to track them down. That’s why advocates like Professor Frederick Luis Aldama are so vital to our community. He has written a number of books about Latinx in comics as well as teaching on the subject at

Cómix Latinx Interview: Hector Rodriguez on the Texas Latino Comic Con

One of the biggest comic book conventions of the year may have just wrapped up this past weekend, but arguably one of the most important conventions will be taking place this coming weekend. The 2nd annual Texas Latino Comic Con will be held at the Latino Cultural Center in Dallas Texas July 28, 2018. This free admission, comic book convention brings

Cómix Latinx Interview: Edgar Miranda-Rodriguez on LA BORINQUENA #2

A superhero’s introduction to the world can be amazing, fun, and exciting but what comes next usually defines who they truly are. Puerto Rico’s very own super woman La Borinqueña debuted a year ago to excited readers around the world. Now with issue #2 of we find Marisol trying to balance her “normal” life with

Cómix Latinx Interview: Jordan Clark Takes Readers to ELK MOUNTAIN

Immigration has been a boiling point topic for communities around the world since the beginning of time. There is an inherent vein of Xenophobia that taints humanity’s heart and can infect even the best people. Elk Mountain is a new graphic novel by Latinx creator Jordan Clark that is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. His story attempts to tackle the migrant

Review: PUERTO RICO STRONG

PUERTO RICO STRONG Edited by Marco Lopez, Desiree Rodriguez, Hazel Newlevant, Derek Ruiz, and Neil Schwartz Published by Lion Forge Release date: March 14, 2018 Puerto Rico Strong is an immensely important book. It’s more than just a way to raise money or to call awareness to the tragedy occurring still every day in the

Cómix Latinx Interview: Luke Martinez on THE ASCENDANT

As a community Latinx have always had strong relationships with their elders and the people that we look up to. As we grow older, and our elders as well, that relationship changes. The people that we once respected start to become “mortal” and we have to figure out a new way to interact with them

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