Thursday, May 30, 2013

Mario Hernandez returns to the Latino Comics Expo in San Francisco

Mario Hernandez, co-creator of LOVE & ROCKETS, will be at the Cartoon Art Museum this weekend.

Mario has been with us since the first Latino Comics Expo, and we welcome him back once again. On Saturday, he'll be hosting a screening of "Trashman: The Art of Spain Rodriguez", a short film on the legendary underground cartoonist who passed away November of 2012. Mario, a good friend of Spain, appeared in a talk with him at last year's Expo. Mario will share some memories about Rodriguez after the screening.

This September, Cedar Grove Publishing will be releasing a new book by Mario called "Niñas de la Tierra" (Sowbugs):

"From the hot suburban streets of Southern California to the sun drenched coast of Mexico and back again, two estranged Latina cousins re-unite and unravel a curious mystery involving local folk legends, archeology and a long absent father, thought to have all but abandoned his struggling family. With the help of yet another pretty and popular cousin, an annoying but clever little sister and a put upon brother exiled to grandmas house, this motley team blend untapped talents and bravery becoming closer as their adventure shows them the ways of family loyalty, camaraderie and teamwork." 

* Please note that Mario will only be attending the Expo on Saturday, June 1.

Visit Mario at the Latino Comics Expo San Francisco, being held once again at the Cartoon Art Museum at 655 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94105. The Expo runs from 11am-5pm on Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2.    

Attendance is included with paid admission to the Museum: 

$7 – Adults (The Cartoon Art Museum is now offering a special 'Dos Dias' 2-day ticket for $10)
$5 – Students & Seniors 
$3 – Children (ages 6 – 12) 
FREE to children age 5 & under.

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