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Cómix Latinx: Recovering Latinx History through Comic Biographies

Cómix Latinx: Recovering Latinx History through Comic Biographies

This guest post is written by Jennifer Caroccio, a Nuyorican from Queens, graduate student, poet and writer. She is currently pursuing a PhD in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, where her dissertation project focuses on the narrative capabilities of Latinx graphic memoirs and comic biographies as they reclaim a Latinx subjectivity in US cultural production.

Cómix Latinx: Hector Rodriguez on EL PESO HERO: BORDERLAND

A few years ago, we couldn’t have imagined a world where a reality TV show actor could be elected President of the United States. Then we couldn’t imagine our children being taken from their parents and being held in cages where some die. These realities make belief in a super hero that come and save

Cómix Latinx: Comics in the Classroom

This guest post is written by Ohio State University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama. Professor Aldama, also known as Professor LatinX, has written a number of books on comics and media in our current culture, including the Eisner Awarding winning Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics and his forthcoming comic collection Graphic Migration. You can learn more

Cómix Latinx Interview: ALE JUVERA

Fat and lazy drunks or sweaty and ugly villains are about the only ways you usually find Latinx characters portrayed in Old Western movies. That is, when they weren’t white-washed out of the picture altogether. Comic book artist Alé Juvera (Xeno-Guardian Red Visor GO!) , however, wants to change that. “It always bothered me that

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

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: 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: 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: 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

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