La Cucaracha: We made a promise to Marvel’s Stan Lee (toon)
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Out of the night, when the full moon is bright! America’s first superhero
“The Zorro story, invented in 1919 by pulp fiction author Johnston McCulley, tells the tale of an aristocrat in Spanish California who dons a mask to fight against corrupt colonial officials on behalf of the oppressed,” writes Marlon Bishop of Latino USA.
Mas…Out of the night, when the full moon is bright! America’s first superhero
If there’s a mess that needs cleaning, you need ‘Soap Man’ (video)
He’s just a mild-mannered, hard-working immigrant Mexican janitor, until his soapy sense detects a mess that needs cleaning. Then you better watch out for Los Angeles superhero Soap Man!
When the world turns crazy, luchadors turn pro ‘Muy Macho’ (video)
Muy Macho tells the tale of a put-upon, alcoholic gardener who finds out he comes from a long line of luchador-masked superheroes. When he ingests his pinche foul-mouthed abuela’s homemade remedio, he becomes a nine-foot tall wall of rippling Mexican crime-fighting muscle. (Totally NSFW language.)
By special arrangement with writer and director Kevin Beauchamp.