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The new lineup of Marvel superheroes, including Iron Man in his new silvery armor. Photo courtesy of Marvel.

Iron Man Moving to Silicon Valley

Marvel has announced that Tony Stark, the Iron Man, will become a West Coast superhero, moving from his native New York to San Francisco. CityLab reported: When Superior Iron Man #1 drops in November, it will see Tony Stark packing up his repulsors and moving from New York to San Francisco. (Continuity note: While the Iron Man film franchise places Stark’s home on a cliff...
Marisa Garcia presented her smiling, beautiful and curvy heroines at the Expo.

Latinas Discuss Gender Issues in the Comic World

Crystal Gonzalez says that when people see her comic books, they often assume a man created them. “From an early age, I would draw imaginary that is considered not female,” Gonzalez said, referring to the dark, disturbing and mutilated creatures that she would cast in horrific, profane and sometimes uncomfortable stories. “[People think] it’s OK if you’re a boy, but...
Daniel Parada, at the store Mission: Comics & Art, one of the first places where he distributed his work.

Mission Cartoonists Share Work at Latino Comics Expo

Liz Mayorga had been interested in cartoons since she was a child, but it wasn’t until her last semester in college that she read the comics that changed her life. She was a senior at UC Berkeley when her Chicano Studies professor recommended a comic book series by Jaime Hernandez, “Locas,” with punk-rock stories populated by quirky young Chicanas. “I had...

Panorama Arrives, Yats Departs

Few headlines warrant an outburst from me, but the Eater’s scoop that Yat’s New Orleans Original Po Boys is moving to the Bayview brought out a despaired “Noooo!” It’s great the fried seafood and fried turkey slinging eatery will be able to move into a dedicated storefront, but 4800 Third Street is so far away. Get some before they move...