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Saturday, October 18 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Latino Comics

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Comics have a long history in the Spanish-speaking world. Are they the same as comics eveywhere else or do they have their own particlular characteristics. What about the comics market? What comics are most popular and how popular are they? Join moderator Phil Yeh (Winged Tiger Press, Cartoonists Across the World) as he discusses Latino comics with Lucas Marangon (Mexico City comic artist and writer), Gaby Maya (Mexico City comic artist, writer, editor, and translator who helped popularize the Manga/Anime style in Mexico), Mario Torero (San Diego artist and muralist), Victor Ochoa (San Diego artist and muralist), Ricardo Delgado (creator of Age of Reptiles and other comics, movie storyboard artist), and Igor Goldkind (marketer and publicist for the British new wave comics and founder of new organization Comics Without Borders)

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Igor Goldkind

Poet, Writer, Producer, SUBVERSIONfactory
As a teenager, Igor Goldkind volunteered as the Science Fiction Coordinator for the San Diego Comics Con back in the early 70’s. Years later he worked for Titan Books in the 1980s and then for IPC/Egmont/Fleetway in the 1990s as a marketing consultant and PR "spoke" for comics and SF. Goldkind helped develop and promote the term "graphic novel" as a way to help sell Watchmen, Dark Knight and the early works of Neil Gaiman into the book... Read More →
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Lucas Marangon

Freelance Illustrator, Disney Latin America
Born in Santa Fe, Argentina in 1971, Lucas Marangon and his parents suffer political exile in Mexico during the military dictatorship of 1976. Back in Argentina, Lucas attends the Fine Arts Highschool in Mendoza and then graduates as a Graphic Designer, while working as a professional illustrator. | | In 1996, Lucas moves back to Mexico City where he works as advertising illustrator and comic-book artist in various titles and companies... Read More →
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Mario Torero

MUNDOgallery
MARIO TORERO is an ‘artivist,’ visionary, and urban shaman with exhibitions and public works featured locally, in different cities throughout the U.S. and abroad including Chicano Park in San Diego, Toledo, Ohio, and works in Czechoslovakia, Peru, Japan, Costa Rica, and Barcelona. | | Mario's work arises from his desires for a creative and colorful environment that encompasses and involves the participation of the ‘community... Read More →


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