Tuesday, May 03, 2011

More on the LATINO COMICS EXPO | San Francisco

Holy Latino Comics, MurcielagoMan (Batman!).... Latino Comics Extravaganza Hits SF....

Here's more of the lineup from Frederick Aldama, author of Your Brain on Latino Comics: From Gus Arriola to Los Bros Hernandez (Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Culture)


12 noon- 12: 45 pm: HEY KIDS, COMICS!. With Rhode Montijo, Anthony
Oropeza and Carlos Saldaña. Moderated by Hector Cantu. A discussion on
writing and creating for kids/all ages audiences.

1:00 pm-1:45 pm: Your Brain on Latino Comics with Prof. Frederick Aldama
... Doc Aldama talks about the historical as well as contemporary scene of Latino
comic creators, drawing from his book, YOUR BRAIN ON LATINO COMICS.

2:00 pm - 2:25 pm: LUNATIC FRINGE Motion Comic debut. Cartoonist
Grasiela Rodriguez debuts the 'motion comic' version of her book,

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm: HECTOR CANTU on creating BALDO. Hector Cantu, the
writer and co-creator of BALDO, talks about growing up among Raza Unida
leaders in 1970s South Texas and how that led to the Baldo comic strip.


12 noon- 12: 45 pm: FUNNY BOOKS. With Michael Aushenker, Jose Cabrera
and Carlos Saldaña. A talk about writing and drawing humorous comics.

1:15 pm-2:00 pm: A READING AND Q&A with MARIO HERNANDEZ. Mario
Hernandez, the instigator of the critically acclaimed LOVE & ROCKETS
comic book series with brothers Jaime and Gilbert, performs a reading
from one of his stories.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: SELF-PUBLISHING YOUR COMIC BOOKS. With Jaime Crespo,
Rafael Navarro, Javier Hernandez, Mario T. Lanao and Cristian Garcia. A
discussion about the do's and dont's of self-publishing comic books and
how to prepare for the long haul.

Saul Castro, Superstar!

Thanks to Daniel Hernandez for the link! Here's his INTERSECTIONS posting:

The Son of Mexican Immigrants in on the Raid on Osama bin Laden


Thanks to Ask A Mexican, for the link above; another cool recent link from his site on Lou Dobbs and his racist/hygiene anxieties:

Monday, May 02, 2011

Bigotech Support

The only thing Pedro Infante, Vicente Fox, Frida Kahlo, and Carlos Salinas de Gortari had in common is that they all had mustaches. From La Gran Royal, the people that brought us Free Jolito, comes Bigotech Support. The most important thing for a Mexican is his mustache and somewhere in this world there's a company that makes mustaches, and they come with an emergency kit and a call center for technical support.

In Spanish with subtitles.

SMUGGLE TRUCK for the iPhone and iPad! YOU TOO CAN BE A COYOTE | Another Chapter in the History of Mexiphobia in the Americas?



Fox Latino News link here.

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