[Event] A Few More Of The Panelist Announced For The Latino Comics Expo 2014 Being Held in San Jose, CA On October 11th -12th
If you have been visiting our site, you’re not unaware of the two day Latino Comics Expo will be held at San Jose State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library October 11th and the 12th. The mission for the event is to honor past and present Latino creators in the world of comics and those who have influenced them. The Expo was created by Ricardo Padilla and independent comic book creator Javier Hernandez.
Some of the names that were previously announced as taking part of this year’s Latino Comics Expo are Lalo Alcaraz and Los Bros Hernandez. Since then the list of names that have been added as panelist has grown quite a bit. Below is the list of just of the new names that have been added.
Omar Morales: He is the creator and writer of the graphic novel CruZader: Agent of the Vatican will be making his Latino Comics Expo. Omar recently ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to publish the hardcover graphic novel, which features a cover by the comic book great Paul Gulacy. CruZader has been described as being The Dark Knight Meets James Bond.
Crystal Gonzalez: She is based in San Francisco, Ca and is the creator of the comic book series In The Dark, which features her trademark whimsical and macabre art. Crystal’s art appears in gallery shows as well as the occasional animated shorts.
Luis Calderon and Johnny Parker of Neat-O Comics bring their comic BLACK FIST & BROWN HAND to the Expo. Intended to smash stereotypes, their exploitation heroes “protect their community from racism, sexism, discrimination, exploitation, B.E.T., Hipsters, Mitt Romney’s sons, & auto tuned hip-hop music!!