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Frederick Aldama


Frederick Luis Aldama is the Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English and University Distinguished Scholar at the Ohio State University. An expert on Latinx popular culture, Aldama is the author, co-author and editor of 29 books, including "Long Stories Cut Short: Fictions from the Borderlands," "Your Brain on Latino Comics: From Gus Arriola to Los Bros Hernandez" and "The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez."

His new book is "Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics."

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Books:
Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics
Nuestras Raices
University of Arizona Press
July 2017
ISBN 9780816537082
232 pages
$22.95, INSTORE
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Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics offers the first thorough exploration of Latino/a superheroes in mainstream comic books, TV shows, and movies--Provided by publisher.

Long Stories Cut Short: Fictions from the Borderlands
Nuestras Raices
University of Arizona Press
February 2017
ISBN 9780816533978
208 pages
$19.95, INSTOCK
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"Frederick Luis Aldama and graphic artists from Mapache Studios give shape to ugly truths in the most honest way, creating new perceptions, thoughts, and feelings about life in the borderlands of the Amaericas. More/less

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