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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez

Kyung Jeon

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the writer and creator of the critically acclaimed and best-selling graphic novel, "La Borinqueña," which he self-published under his own studio, Somos Arte. Edgardo's debut as a writer for Marvel's anthology, "Guardians of the Galaxy: Tales of the Cosmos," has been received with critical acclaim similar to his initial work with Marvel as curator of two exhibitions Santerians: The Art of Joe Quesada and Marvelous Color. This fall he debuted the comic book series "Freak," a collaboration with the award-winning actor and writer John Leguizamo. He is also co-founder of the publishing company Darryl Makes Comics with his business partner, Darryl DMC McDaniels and this fall released their third graphic novel "DMC #3." Via his studio Somos Arte, he has a client roster that includes Marvel, Columbia University, and Atlantic Records for which he designed the cover for The Hamilton Mixtape and Lin-Manuel Miranda's benefit single for Puerto Rico, Almost Like Praying.

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La Borinqueña
Nuestras Raices
Somos Arte
December 2016
ISBN 9780692789940
Staple Bound

La Borinqueña is a patriotic symbol presented in a classic superhero story. Her powers are drawn from elements and mysticism found on the island of Puerto Rico. More/less

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