Monday, April 27, 2020

We did it! The Virtual Series has Launched!

Missed the live launch? Want to see the entire live stream event? Click below for the full video. A huge thanks to our panelists and everyone who attended! 



Monday, April 20, 2020

Virtual Series Registration is LIVE!

FREE registration for our first VIRTUAL event is now LIVE! 
Join us on Saturday, April 25th for any or all of FIVE panels from 11am to 4pm. 



PANEL OVERVIEW
CLICK ON THE "SCHEDULE" TAB ABOVE FOR A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION.

11am: “La Palabra Speaks: Scriptwriting for Comics and Graphic Novels”

Featuring Cathy Camper (Lowriders in Space, Bugs Before Time), Henry Barajas (La Voz de Mayo: Tata Rambo), and Isabel Quintero (Photographic, My Papi Has a Motorcycle).
Moderated by Luke Martinez

12pm: “Those Who Do It All: A Discussion with Author-Illustrators”

Featuring NARCOMEY (Draw Hard Comix, CHOLO LIBRE), Javier Hernandez (El Muerto), Catalina Rufín (Slowly But Shirley), and Maxi Rodriguez (Chubby Bunny).
Moderated by Isabel Quintero

1pm: “BORDERx: Comics as Civic Engagement”

Featuring Mauricio Alberto Cordero (Project Founder), Phoebe Cohen (Comix Creator), and Lee A. Gooden (Comix Writer).
Moderated by Dr. Frederick Luis Aldama

2pm: The Impact and Universality of Superhero Stories  

Led by Barbra Dillon (Editor-in-Chief, Fanbase Press), featuring Frederick Luis Aldama (Distinguished University Professor, Eisner Award-winning author of Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics), Dr. Theresa Rojas (Professor of English, Director of The Latinx Comic Arts Festival), and Sebastian Kadlecik (Creator, Eisner Award-nominated Quince). 

3pm: "DIY Comix" 

Featuring Breena Nunez Peralta (Half and Half), Lawrence Lindell (From Truth with Truth, From Black Boy with Love), Liz Mayorga and Jaime Crespo (Corn Tortilla Press). 
Moderated by Jaime Crespo

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Behind the Scenes Festival Prep!

Promoting the Festival is no small task! We just got all kinds of fliers and posters in...