Thursday, September 19, 2019
¡Actívate! Activism + Representation in Latinx Comics
Comics artists Sandy Jimenez (World War 3 Illustrated) and Nicole Virella (Marvel Comics) join comics writers Edgardo Mirando-Rodriguez (La Borinqueña) and Julian Voloj (Ghetto Brother) for a lively discussion of the role Latinx creators have had in comics. In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, the panelists will examine the history of Latinx-American comics, and the roles that activism and representation have taken in them. A reception and signing will follow. Speakers include Edgardo Mirando-Rodriguez, Julian Voloj, Sandy Jimenez, Nicole Virella.