*Latino Voices

A History of Latino Press, Radio, and Comics in the United States
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A History of Latino Comics: "The Underground"

Moderated by Latino Comics Expo Co-Founder , Ricardo Padilla & Artist Jaime Crespo, the audience will get a sneak peek at the origins of the Underground Comix scene of the 1960s-70s, and how it stimulated the Latino comics movement. From hanging out with Spain Rodriguez and MAD's Sergio Aragones, we will see how the new creativity and freedom of the 60s and 70s, ushered in the golden age of Latino comics.

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative produced by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA), is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square.

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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