Frederick Luis Aldama

Frederick Luis Aldama

Professor LatinX

Professor LatinX 2017-09-02T17:33:22+00:00


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.

La Bloga: An Interview With Frederick Luis Aldama Regarding His New Book, “Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics”
This interview was conducted by Daniel A. Olivas for All rights and privileges concerning this interview belong to their respective parties. To call Frederick Luis Aldama one of the hardest working people in academia, the arts, and literature would not be hyperbole. Aldama not only is the Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English and University Distinguished Scholar at the Ohio State University, he is also the author, co-author, and editor of about 30 ...
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Professor LatinX and Ilan Stavans in Conversation with Jaime Hernandez Hernandez, the Latinx comic book co-creator (with his bros Gilbert and Mario) of Love & Rockets fame, grew up in rural, agricultural Oxnard, California, where he and his brothers inherited their mother's love of comics; they also listened to and were influenced by the DIY worldview of Punk and Lowrider culture. In the early ‘80s, they all became pioneers of Latinx comic book art. As the story goes, in 1981 he and his brothers ...
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SÕL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo 2017 [Vid]
Interview with Armando F Sanchez for Sõl-Con 2017 ...
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My blog seeks to enrich our understanding of the making and consuming of pop cultural phenomena


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