Monday, September 29, 2014

Aztec of The City, Latino Toons and Pepe Melan at the Latino Comics Expo San José

Aztec of the City, a comic book created and written by Fernando Rodriguez, will be joining us once again at the Latino Comics Expo. Launched in San José back in 1993, Fernando's line of comics have grown to include Cruz the Christian Warrior, Super Chicano & Super Latina and Mestizo, among others.

Latino Toons is a Latin American collective of cartoonists, poets and writers and will be making their debut appearance at the Expo. Traveling from Mexico to represent the group will be Juan Navarrete and Mr. Glaubitz , who will also conduct an informative panel on Latin American comix.

Pepe Melan is a veteran freelance artist who has worked on everything from CD covers, children's books, the cartoon P.J. Funny Bunny and numerous other projects. He's currently creating the supernatural comic series Tales of Blood & Fire.

The Latino Comics Expo San José will be held the weekend of October 11 & 12 at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on the campus of San José State University. The event runs on Saturday from 10am-6pm and on Sunday from 1pm-6pm. Admission to the Expo is free.

In addition to our two exhibit rooms featuring cartoonists, writers, illustrators, zine makers, book vendors and more, the Expo will feature 2 days of panels, presentations and children's workshops.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is located at 150 E San Fernando St, San José, CA 95112.


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