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 [...]

Professor LatinX Chats with Erika Lopez

Latinx cartoonist, novelist, and performance artist, Erika Lopez, was born in New York City and raised by Quaker activist lesbian mamá in the suburbs of New Jersey and West Virginia. Lopez grew up self-identifying as Afrolatinx; her biological father was Afrolatinx Puerto Rican. She also grew up tremendously influenced by comics like Adam Hughes’s [...]

Latinx Superheroes Bustin DJT’s Culo

ProfLatinX: Many think of comics as entertainment, but they are so much more. Can you tell me about the politics of El Peso Hero? HR: El Peso Hero is a humanitarian foremost regardless of politics. He is a modern superhero dealing with a humanitarian crisis. He is setting an example for people to follow. [...]