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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Arrangement Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Comics, Zines, and Graphic Novels

2016 Additions

Posters

The Benson Latin American Collection

Libros Latinos Latino Comics Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Libros Latinos
Title: Latino Comics Collection
Dates (Bulk): 1992-2015
Abstract: A collection of Latino comics and graphic novels acquired from San Francisco-based bookseller Libros Latinos. The collection includes comic books, zines, graphic novels, posters, and ephemera.
Accession No.: 2012-20
Extent: 4 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

San Francisco bookseller Libros Latinos was founded in 1973.

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Scope and Contents Note

A collection of Latino comics and graphic novels acquired from bookseller Libros Latinos in 2012. The collection includes comic books, zines, graphic novels, posters, and ephemera. Comic artists include José Cabrera, Jaime Crespo, Rafael Navarro, Javier Hernandez, and Octavio Rodriguez, among others.

Periodic additions to the collection are ongoing. Other additions are noted in the inventory.

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Arrangement Note

The Libros Latinos Latino Comics Collection is organized alphabetically by author.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Libros Latinos Latino Comics Collection is classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Subjects
Hispanic Americans--Comic books, strips, etc.
Mexican American--Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects (Organizations)
Libros Latinos (Firm)
Other Names
Cabrera, José.
Crespo, Jaime, 1961-
Hernandez, Javier, 1966-
Gonzalez, Crystal.
Navarro, Rafael, 1967-
Rodriguez, Octavio.
Serrano, Alberto (Tito na Rua)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Libros Latinos Latino Comics Collection, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Purchase.

Accession numbers: 2012-20, 2014-05, 2016-03

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Box and Folder Inventory

Comics, Zines, and Graphic Novels

Box Folder
1 1 Itemized list from Libros Latinos, 2012
2 Acevedo, Mario. Killing the Cobra: Chinatown Trollop, IDW Publishing, 2010
3 Andersen, Brian. Friend of Dorothy, issues 1-2. Story by Brian Andersen, art by Neftali Centeno, letters/colors by Falencia Woods. CBG Comics, 2010
4 Andersen, Brian and Celina Hernandez. Reignbow and Dee-Va, issues 1-3. CBG Comics, 2008
5 Aushenker, Michael. Original Syndicate Press:
Futuresh CK: El Gato, 2002
The Nine Lives of El Gato, Crime Mangler #1, 1995
The Nine Loves of El Gato, Crime Mangler, 2003
Gumby's Gang Starring Pokey, 2010
6 Barfo, Paul. Missing Fingers Press:
Cancer Lottery, 2012
Sabotage Manual, undated
Taqueria of Death, undated
Cabrera, José. Crying Macho Man Collection, Up and Over Publishing, and Cartoon Flophouse:
See also: Posters.
7 Crying Macho Man, issues 1-4, Cartoon Flophouse, Los Angeles, 2010
8 The Crying Macho Man Big Joke Book, Up and Over Publishing, 2011
Crying Macho Man presents Macho and the Gang, Up and Over Publishing, 2011
9 The Premiere Crying Macho Man Collection: Prime Cut, Up and Over Publishing, 2007
The Second Crying Macho Man Collection: You So Loco, Up and Over Publishing, 2008
10 Crying Macho Man card and sticker, circa 2000s
11 Calderon, Luis. Space Johny Noir, B.A.E. Noir, 2011
Crespo, Jaime. Zine Collection:
Last Slice: The Best of the Last Slice Strips, Corn Tortilla Press, 2011
Slices: Selected Favorites from the Weekly Strip Slice O'Life, La Calaca Press, 2008
Sueño Loco, Corn Tortilla Press, undated
Throb, 2012
Tortilla, issues 1-3, La Calaca Press, 2008
13 Los Four and Friends. Tales from the Barrio, undated
14 Fraction, Matt. 30 Days of Night: Juarez, IDW Publishing, 2009
Art by Ben Templesmith.
15 Fox, Justin. Spooks Ville: The Bone Jangles Cases, No. 1, High Tower Comics, 2008
Created and illustrated by John C. Narcomey, Jr.
Box Folder
2 1 Gamboa, Gabrielle. Zine Collection:
? and the Mysterians, undated
Chris Montez: Teenage Rockstar, undated
Miss Lonely Hearts 1-2, 2011
2 Garcia, Rudy.Julia Cruz: Evolution Cop, Atomic Icon, Inc., 2003
3 Gerard, Ruben, and Espinoza, Max.Ally: Battles on the Homefront, Crossbreed Press, 1998
4 Gomez, S. Anthony.Lozt: In a Dream, undated
Gonzalez, Crystal:
5 In the Dark, issues 1-2, 2010-2012
6 Trash & Clash mini issue #1, 2012
Heath, Jennifer.
7 El Repelente (Or, the 2012 Antics of Anabela), 2009
Super Colón: Admiral of the Ocean Sea, 1992
Hernandez, Javier:
8 The Coma, and The Art of The Coma, Los Comex, 2011
9 Comic Pop!, and The Comic Pop Sketchbook, Los Comex, 2010, 2012
10 Man-Swamp, Xomix Comix, 2009
11 Manga Muerto; El Muerto Mishmash; and Weapon Tex-Mex Vs. El Muerto, Los Comex, 2004-2011
Box Folder
3 1 El Muerto Collector Box, Los Comex, 2012
2 Jaxon. Jaxon's Illustrated Tales 1: Spanish Texas, FTR Publishing, 1984
3 The Kids of Widney High: Beyond the Sky's Limit, issue 1, Atomic Base Entertainment, 2009
4 Lanao, Mario T., Cristian Garcia, and Keith Agcoaili. Reluctant Zero #1, Vagabond Comics, 2011
5 Leaños, John Jota. Imperial Silence: Una Ópera Muerta, A Dead Opera in Four Animated Acts, Burning Wagon Productions, 2008
[1 DVD]
6 Lopez, Tony. Alpha Korps No. 1, Diversity Comics, 1996
7 Lujan, Jim. Liquor Store Logic: The Animated Art of Jim Lujan, undated
8 Mayorga Amaya, Liz. Zine Collection, Spunky Cat Comix:
A Caxcan Guerrilla Takes Over the Awkward Girl, 2011
Inked, 2012
Monstrous Love Stories, undated
Outgrowing Plastic Dolls, 2010
The Pigeon Queen, 2011
Virere Ardendo!, 2011
Mendoza, Rodolfo.
See oversized: Posters.
Box Folder
3 9 Montes de Oca, Ramon. USMZ No. 1, Zombie0311, undated
Box
4 Narcomey, John.
1 Ghostface, Vol. 1, High Tower Comics, 2010
Pulp Fun: A Collection of Shorts & Gags From '05-'07, 2011
2 Navarro, Chris.Chicano Superstar, 1-2, 2004
Navarro, Rafael:
3 Eye Candy: A Rafael Navarro Sketch Book, 2012
Guns A'Blazin'!, #1, 2013
Written by Mike Wellman
The New Adventures of The Human Fly, #1 2013
By Michael Aushenker
4 Lucha Noir: the Complete Rafael Navarro in From Parts Unknown, 2006
5 Sonambulo in Ghost of a Chance, Ninth Circle Studios, 2002
Sonambulo in Mexican Stand-Off, parts 1 and 3, 2004, 2006
6 Sonambulo in Sleep of the Just, 2001
Sonambulo Lives!, 2009
Sonambulo's Strange Tales, 2000
Ofloda Mostro.
7 A Collection of Comics and Illustrations, 2009-2010
Fear the Boob Tube, 2013
Shortcut, 2012
Oropeza, Anthony.
See also: Posters.
8 Amigoman: El Vengador Latino/The Latin Avenger, 3 issues:
Hola, Soy Amigoman/Hello, I Am Amigoman, 2009
Amigoman Vs. Frankenstein, 2012
A Preview of Amigoman, The Origin Part Dos, 2012
Ortega, Dave.
See oversized: Posters.
Box Folder
4 9 Parada, Daniel. Zotz: Serpent and Shield, issue 1, 2011
10 Portillo, Jaime "Jimmy":
Gabriel: The Bloody Edition, Jimmy Daze Comics, 2008
Hell Paso: The Story of Dallas Stoudenmire, Jimmy Daze Comics, 2010-2011
The Railroad Killer, Jimmy Daze Comics, 2009
11 Ramirez, Christian, and Robert J. Holmes.Americana Book One: Brotherhood of Misfortune, Winestone Entertainment, 2006
12 Rivera, Jules. Misfortune High, 2013
13 Rodriguez, Erik.Hispanic Batman: The Collected Archives Vol. 1, Royal Flush Magazine, 2010
Box
5 Rodriguez, Fernando. Delilia Images:
1 Adelita/Tales of Aztlan: The Legend of La Llorona, Delilia Images, 2003
2 Aztec of the City, Vol. 1 No. 2, Vol. 3 No. 2, 1993 (2012)
Rodriguez, Graciela. Not Your Friend Comic Books:
3 Lunatic Fringe, issue 1, 2010
Includes pin.
4 Spadra, issue 1, 2010
Includes pin.
5 Rodriguez, Isis (illustrator), and Alfi Lopez (writer). Niñaji, issue 1 "The Resurrection," issue 2 "Our Urban Heroes," and issue 3, "The Evolution of the Gringo," 2012-2013
Rodriguez, Octavio:
6 Ciudad, issues 1-2, 2011-2012
7 The Adventures of Plat & Dave, 2008
'Cano Scribbles 1-5, 2, 2007
New Beginnings..., 2009
8 Rosado, Rafael, and Jorge Aquirre. Giants Beware!: Heroes Come in All Sizes, First Second, 2012
9 Ross, Steve.Chesty Sanchez Vol. 1-2, and Super Special No. 1, Antarctic Press, 1995-1996, 1999
10 Serrano, Alberto (aka Tito na Rua):
Street Comics, Vol. 1, 2011
Zé Ninguém e o Cãa Viralata, no. 1-2, 2011
Postcard and stickers, 2011
11 Shapiro, Marc. Fame: Selena Gomez, Blue Water Comics, 2011
Art by Alex Lopez.
12 Tompkins, Walter A.The Border Eagle: A Trig Trenton Story, 1938
Illustrated by Joe Naef; published by Saalfield Publishing Company.
Box Folder
6 1 Trillo, Carlos. Chicanos Vol. 1-2, IDW Publishing, 2006-2007
Art by Eduardo Risso.
2 Vaqueros Indomitos presenta Frontera Violenta
791. Tres Vidas, 1999 November 01
793. Viaje Sin Retorno, 1999 November 15
867. Zopilotes de la Frontera, 2001 April 16
869. Mujeres Peligrosas, 2001 Abril 30
1206. La Huida, 2010
1213. ¡Esclavitud!, 2010
1485. Billy Tres Dedos, 2010
3 Wagner, Doug. ICE: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Vol. 1-4 plus Free Comic Book Day issue, 12-Gauge Comics, 2011
Art by Jose Holder.
4 Williamson, Chris. Ferric Press:
Ferrous Bloom #1, 2012
Pencils by Carlos Gomez; Colors by Martin Hernandez Tena.
Gevaudan Chapter 1: La Bȇte, 2012
Pencils by Emonic Gonzales; Colors by Martin M. Hernandez Tena; Letters by Chemix.
5 Wishnia, Leah. The Cactus Queen, Part One: La Frontera, 2012
6 Various.Childhood Heroes, Trickster, 2013
Stories by: Scott Morse, Winona Nelson, Octavio Rodriguez, Johathan Kuo, Megan Dong, Austin Madison, Vi-Dieu Nguyen, Everett Downing, Carrie Liao, Jeff Pidgeon, Bobby Rubio, and John Hoffman.
Pinups by: Josh Cooley, Guy Davis, Trevor Jimenez, Warwick Johnson-Cadwell, Derek Thompson, Jill Thompson, Gleb Sanchez-Lobashov, and John Nevarez.

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2016 Additions

Box Folder
6 7 Alvarez, David. Yenny (#1-4, 7) Alias Comics, 2005, 2006
8 Aragones, Sergio. Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead, Dark Horse Comics, 1998
9 City Terrace. Sal Si Puedes Volume IV, 2000s
10 Dessaint, Kelly. Piltdownlad #1: The Guero Chingon Stories, 2011, 2012
11 Dominguez, Richard. Sketchbook, Azteca Productions, 2004
12 Flores, Joe. The Comic Bug, 2014
TRIBE Comics. Art by Joel Rivas.
13 Gonzo, J. La Mano del Destino (Vol. I #1-4 of 6), Castle & Key Publication, 2011, 2013, 2015
Gröss, Daerick.
14 Murcielaga/She-Bat (#1-3), 1992-1993
Box Folder
7 1 Murcielaga/She-Bat (#8-11), 2010-2011
2 Murcielaga/She-Bat (#12-15), 2011, 2014-2015

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Posters

Box Folder
8 1 Cabrera, José:
Crying Macho Man Poster Comic Strips, Cartoon Flophouse, 2007
[8 posters]
Official Poster for the Latino Comics Expo, 2012
[1 poster]
Poster set produced for the Latino Comics Expo, 2012
[5 posters]
2 Hernandez, Javier:
1. "Jacob & Joaquin: The Wandering Jew and Catholic Boy"
2. "Contract for Life"
3. "To Be Continued"
4. "Spider-Calaca"
5. "Andromeda X7X"
6. "Baticalaca"
3 Mendoza, Rodolfo. Poster for Eagle Knight Comic, Romer's Comic, 2012
4 Oropeza, Anthony. Amigoman, The Latin Avenger poster collection
[10 poster prints]
5 Ortega, Dave:
Abuela y los Dead Mexicans, 2011
Insurrectos, funded by a Fellowship Finalist Award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2012

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