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San Diego Comic-Con International 2018 is one for the books — a glorious cosplay and comics extravaganza.

A personal highlight for POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was his first-ever spot on the Quick Draw panel, said to always be the funniest panel at Comic-Con. This year’s group featured the rapid-fire Sharpies of comics god Sergio Aragones (photo ^^) and “has drawn everything” cartoonist Scott Shaw: [Mas…]

PREVIOUSLY ON LA CUCARACHA GOES TO SDCC: [Mas…]

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They let POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz speak at San Diego Comic Con 2017’s Chicano Comics panel — a home town audience. What happened next? Believe it or nalgas! [Video by QoVoC.]

I just was a panelist at San Diego Comic Con, where Chicano artists like me discussed our role in art and comics.

We talked about the importance of Chicana and Chicano characters in media, and how it represents us as a community.

Representation is a key aspect in our work, and after watching the video where bearded villain Carlos Hakas is harassing street vendor Benjamin Ramirez, I was reminded of the value of not only representation of our bodies, but representation of our stories. [Mas…]

UPDATED! @LaloAlcaraz: Talk, photos, toons from Comic-Con 2015

by Lalo Alcaraz July 12, 2015 Audio
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Just like I promised the Washington Post, here are some photos from Comic-Con in San Diego: Let’s start with the first of several selfies.  Here I am with Ramon Ramirez of Smarty Cartoons: This dude? Photo speaks for itself. Maybe:

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Live from Comic-Con: @LaloAlcaraz & KFI’s @MrMoKelly (audio)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 11, 2015 Audio
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Mr. Mo Kelly of KFI 640 AM interviewed me live at Comic-Con.    

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La Cucaracha: Orale! We made it to Comic-Con 2015 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 10, 2015 Cartoons
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Comic-Con Cosplay: Are these the droids you were looking for? (video)

by EDITH HEAD July 26, 2013 Cartoons
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Last week at this time POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was posing as a professional cartoonist at Comic-Con 2013 in San Diego, but he was dressed as Lalo. These enthusiastic costume players, on the other hand, were living the dream.

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Release the hounds? What, me worry? I’m @ #SDCC (photos)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 19, 2013 Cartoons
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I’m back in my hometown — however briefly — for the San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC, where I had a chance to talk with and take photos with two of my heroes, Montgomery Burns and Alfred E. Neuman. Alcaraz. Lalo Alcaraz. I’ve got a license to toon: Photographers here are always happy to snap pix of […]

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Ñewsweek: Lopez vs Arpaio, ‘Dark Knight’ toon and Comic-Con pics

by Bronco del Camino July 22, 2012 El Now
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It was the best of ñewsweeks, it was the worst of ñewsweeks. It was a week of wisdom, it was a week of foolishness. The Best: On HBO, George Lopez told Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio WTF he really thinks of him and the offended officer challenged the comic to a face-to-face discussion of the issues. […]

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My photos from Comic-Con 2012 San Diego (and some extras)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 16, 2012 Cartoons
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Can you spot the drunken alien? I made my regular trek to San Diego this past weekend for the Comic-Con orgy of cosplay and mass-media promotion and I’ve got the pics to prove it. I had signings, slideshows, spoke at an inner-city “Counter Con” to promote the comic arts to kids and grabbed super chingon […]

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You have been warned: The Jefe-in-Chief will be at Comic-Con (video)

by Comic Saenz July 12, 2012 Cartoons
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz is leaving Rancho Pocho in East Los to return his Olde Home Towne of San Diego this weekend for Comic-Con 2012. This video shows and tells how he plans to roll. Lalo’s site has the deets.

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