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Representation matters, and Native Americans need their own superhero too. According to The 1491s, it might go something like this …. [Mas…]

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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…]

Artist Agustín Martinez writes:

Sometimes I wonder what would happen if the lethargy, and corrupt nature of some police were to rub off onto the superheroes….

La Cucaracha: Who is your favorite X-Man (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Captain Pocho vs the Red Skull, wicked witch of the Southwest (toon)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. June 29, 2012 Cartoons
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Captain Pocho vs the Red Skull (aka Jan Brewer) Just thought I’d draw something for POCHO regarding the SB1070 ruling for this Fourth of July weekend. As a Chicano comic book nerd and artist, this is the best way for me to strike back against the Wicked Witch of the Southwest. Gabriel Tellez Jr. is the vato […]

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Superhero Video: The Adventures of Paleta Man (Parts 1 & 2)

by Comic Saenz March 31, 2012 Cultura
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The Adventures of Paleta Man is the story of an ice cream man who becomes a superhero. And this video — hold on now — is an adaptation of a coloring book based on the Paleta Man screenplay by independent writer/filmmaker Paul Ramirez of Austin, TX. The video is best when played fullscreen. The plot: […]

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