Frederick Luis Aldama

Frederick Luis Aldama

Professor LatinX

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Today, we’re living minute by minute a remarkable historical period in terms of pop cultural production—and its study. This site serves as a hub for the wide circulation of pop cultural phenomena that energizes my teaching and publishing on TV, webisodes, film, comic books, video games, music, food, tattoo and poster art, Tweet fiction, and much more.

I write books, lecture, speak, run community programs and curate the Planetary Republic of Comics.

Some books..

Planetary Republic Of Comics

A space for all things critical and creative about comics showcasing the variety and vitality of the presence and significant influence of comics in the shaping of culture, history, politics and society.

Browse characters, comics, creators or read more about The Republic here.

Pop Culture Podcast—Episode 3: ProfessorLatinx and Students React to "Shazam" ...
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PopMatters: The Long, Troubled, and Redemptive History of Latinx Superheroes—by Sean Guynes
The Long, Troubled, and Redemptive History of Latinx Superheroes Frederick Luis Aldama's Eisner-winning history, Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics, uncovers ways in which the mainstream American comic-book industry regularly shortchanges characters who represent marginalized peoples.  Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics Frederick Luis Aldama University of Arizona Press Oct 2017 Other Frederick Luis Aldama may be the most productive comics scholar alive. He's a one-man library, having (co-)authored or (co-)edited over 30 books (nine on comics, ...
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My blog seeks to enrich our understanding of the making and consuming of pop cultural phenomena


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