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Graphic Borders (World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction Series)

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    Frederick Luis Aldama (Author)

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From the influential work of Los Bros Hernandez in Love Rockets, to comic strips and political cartoons, to traditional superheroes made nontraditional by means of racial and sexual identity (e.g., Miles Morales/Spider-Man), comics have become a vibrant medium to express Latino identity and culture. Indeed, Latino fiction and nonfiction narratives are rapidly proliferating in graphic media as diverse and varied in form and content as is the whole of Latino culture today. Graphic Borders presents the most thorough exploration of comics by and about Latinos currently available. Thirteen essays and one interview by eminent and rising scholars of comics bring to life this exciting graphic genre that conveys the distinctive and wide-ranging experiences of Latinos in the United States. The contributors' exhilarating excavations delve into the following areas: comics created by Latinos that push the boundaries of generic conventions: Latino comic book author-artists who complicate issues of race and gender through their careful reconfigurations of the body: comic strips: Latino superheroes in mainstream comics: and the complex ways that Latino superheroes are created and consumed within larger popular cultural trends. Taken as a whole, the book unveils the resplendent riches of comics by and about Latinos and proves that there are no limits to the ways in which Latinos can be represented and imagined in the world of comics.
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Book details

  • PDF | 324 pages
  • Frederick Luis Aldama (Author)
  • University of Texas Press (12 April 2016)
  • English
  • 3
  • Comics Graphic Novels

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