The Benson Latin American Collection

U.S. Latinx Zine and Graphic Novel Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Benson Latin American Collection
Title: U.S. Latinx Zines and Graphic Novel Collection
Dates: 1984-2019
Abstract: A collection of Latinx zines and graphic novels acquired from 2017 to the present. The collection includes zines, comic books, graphic novels, and poetry chapbooks.
Accession No.: 2019-02
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Language: English, Spanish
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

A collection of Latinx zines and graphic novels acquired from multiple zine fests and comic cons in Texas, New Mexico, and New York as well as through online purchases. Among the artists featured are St. Sucia, Muchacha Fanzine, Colectiva Cósmica, Breena Nuñez, Stephanie Rodriguez, and Kat Fajardo. Chapbooks and Indigenous artists included as well. The collection is arranged alphabetically by the title of the zine. Authors and dates are provided when known. Themes vary widely, though some of the more common ones include Latina feminism, LGBTQIA+ rights and representation, mental health, identity formation, and counter-discourse.

Periodic additions to the collection are ongoing.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

Subjects
Mexican American--Comic books, strips, etc.
Hispanic Americans--Comic books, strips, etc.
Zines.
Hispanic Americans--Chapbooks.

Related Material

Puro Chingón Collective Records, 2012-2014.

Libros Latinos Latino Comics Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: U.S. Latinx Zine and Graphic Novel Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Purchase.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Daniel Arbino, 2019.

Additions

Further materials are expected for this collection.


Box and Folder Inventory

2019 Additions, 1984-2019

Box
1 A, 2002, 2014, 2017-2018
1 A Day with Walt (Greg Espinoza), 2002
A Mexican Count of Days: Xiuhpowalli Chikwaze Tochtli (Kurly Tlapoyawa), 2018
A New Love (Julia Arredondo, Nando Espinosa Herrera, and Paul Schmidt), 2017
A Punk Rock Poem called Huevos Rancheros (Anthony "The Poet" Flores), 2014
A Taco Christmas Story: A Poem (Anthony "The Poet" Flores), 2017
A Tucker Toon Omnibus (Dus T), 2017
Abrazos de la Colonia (Antonio Rodriguez), 2017
Accomplices not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex, 2014
The Actual Take Off! (Margot Terc)
Afro-Latin@ (Schwarz Rund)
2 Alive You Took Them: Searching for the Ayotzinapa 43 (Andalusia Knoll Soloff and Xavier Corro)
Altar (Itzel Alejandra)
Art, Activism, and Community (Suzy González), 2014
Art Girl Dreams (Colectiva Cósmica)
Asdzáá Warrior Fest, 2017
Asdzáá Warrior Fest, 2nd Annual, 2018
A.W.O.L. Ausente sin permiso (Elvira Carrizal-Dukes and Ronnie Dukes), 2017
Ayampe Manabí - Ecuador Vol. II (TrueQué Residencia Artística), 2017
B, 2009, 2014-2018
3 Bailongos: Tus bandas favoritas en tu rancho, Vol. 1 (Mercado Merch)
¡Bandida! Vol. 1 (Kat Fajardo), 2016
Being Half Guatemalan (Breena Nuñez), 2018
Bésame que me siento sola (Jotita de Amor)
Bodily Memory (Leticia A. Urrieta), 2017
Boys Lie (The Bettys), 2016
Buds on Books, Vol. 1 (Brenda Montaño)
4 Burrito Adventurer: 201st Squadron WWII Mexican Expeditionary Air Force (Carlos Saldaña), 2009
Burrito Adventurer: U.F.O. Abduction (Carlos Saldaña), 2014
Burrito Adventurer: Captain Tourista Conquistador (Carlos Saldaña), 2015
Burrito Horror Hi-Jinx: Dracula's Account (Carlos Saldaña), 2016
Burrito Horror Hi-Jinx: Creature's Black Lagoon Account (Carlos Saldaña), 2017
C, 1984, 2014-2015, 2017-2018
5 Caldo (Cristóbal Guerra), 2017
Carnes (Mercado Merch)
Cell Series (Itzel Alejandra)
Center of my Heart (Breena Nuñez)
Chicanas Deslenguadas: Vivir en la Frontera (Gloria Anzaldúa)
Chicana Feminism (Suzy González)
Las Chicas Fregonas (Caminos), 2017
Chifladazine Vol. 1 (Claudia Delfina Cardona), 2014
Chiflad@zine Vol. 2 (Claudia Delfina Cardona), 2015
Chiflada Zine Vol. 3 (Claudia Delfina Cardona)
The Chillonx Chronicles (Nik Moreno)
6 La ciénaga, No. 1 (Spyderwoman), 1984
El Cinto: King of the Ring! No. 1 (Jose Garcia), 2017
El Cinto: King of the Ring! No. 2 (Jose Garcia), 2017
El Cinto: King of the Ring! No. 3 (Jose Garcia), 2017
El Cinto: King of the Ring! No. 4 (Jose Garcia), 2018
El Cinto: King of the Ring! No. 5 (Jose Garcia), 2018
El Cinto: King of the Ring! No. 6 (Jose Garcia), 2018
Clear as Black (Adriana Monsalve), 2014
7 Codex Valtierra (English) (Oscar (Xiu) Ramirez and Emmanuel Valtierra), 2017
Box Folder
2 1 Codex Valtierra (Spanish) (Oscar (Xiu) Ramirez and Emmanuel Valtierra), 2017
2 Collectors, No. 1 (Eddie Deangelini and Kristen Parraz), 2013
Collectors, No. 2 (Eddie Deangelini and Kristen Parraz), 2014
Collectors, No. 3 (Eddie Deangelini and Kristen Parraz), 2015
Collectors en fuego! No. 1 (Eddie Deangelini and Kristen Parraz), 2017
Cósmica, Volume 2 (Colectiva Cósmica)
Cósmica Quotes (Colectiva Cósmica)
3 The Collided Parallelity (Andrea "Andi" Rivas)
Colocha-head (Breena Nuñez)
Come back kid! (Carlos Aguilar), 2012
Comida con cuidado (Luz Cruz), 2017
Comida santa (Gianna Rendon)
Corpus Zine No. 1 (Julia Arredondo), 2014
Crossed Wires: Compiled Works (Marcel Mateus Gonzales), 2017
Crystal Zine (Colectiva Cósmica)
Curandera Sweetie (Rebecca Artemisa)
D, 2013, 2016-2017
4 Dance Party (Stephanie Rodriguez), 2016
Daze of the Dead (Javier Hernandez), 2017
Dear Sentida (Breena Nuñez)
Dear Sentida Issue 2 (Breena Nuñez), 2017
Decolonizing P@renting (Se'mana Thompson and Maria Teresa Carmier), 2017
Desvalijando objetos (y más cosas) desde 1986 (Valentina Alvarado), 2013
El Diablo y usted vol. II: La vida sabrosa de Jesús (Gabriela Torres-Ferrer), 2017
E
4 East Oakland: Tierra de Lucha y Limones (Brenda Montaño)
Los efectos de machismo en América Latina (Yovanna Roa-Reyes)
Enim
F, 2009, 2011-2012, 2015-2017
5 Farifo (Cristóbal Guerra), 2016
Feel you, dog (Yeiry Guevara), 2017
Femme frontera (Adriana Monsalve and Arlene Mejorado)
Finding Gloria: Nos/otras (heather bowlan, elle gray, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Fabiola Sandoval, ire'ne lara silva, Veronica Gomez, Celeste de Luna, Kamala Platt, Noemi Martinez)
6 Frankenstein Jonze No. 1 (Carlos Aguilar), 2017
Frida Kahlo Reads Shakespeare (Victoria DeLeon), 2016
From the Series The Life and Times of Butch Dykes: Chavela Vargas (Eloisa Aquino), 2009
From the Series The Life and Times of Butch Dykes: Filmmakers (Eloisa Aquino), 2016
From the Series The Life and Times of Butch Dykes: Gladys Bentley (Eloisa Aquino), 2009
From the Series The Life and Times of Butch Dykes: Gloria Anzaldúa (Eloisa Aquino), 2015
From the Series The Life and Times of Butch Dykes: Judith Butler (Eloisa Aquino), 2012
From the Series The Life and Times of Butch Dykes: Martina Navratilova (Eloisa Aquino), 2011
G, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2017-2018
7 Gasolina No. 1 (Sean Mackiewicz, Niko Walter, Mat Lopes), 2017
Gasolina No. 2 (Sean Mackiewicz, Niko Walter, Mat Lopes), 2017
The Gentrification of Chicago (Rebel Betty Arte), 2018
Girl Power! (Brenda Montaño), 2015
Los Globos Artivistas (Noura Tafeche), 2017
Goddess Vol. 1 (Colectiva Cósmica)
Gringa! (Kat Fajardo), 2015
Grl Paradise (The Bettys)
Grow Some Shit: A Houseplant Zine (Victoria DeLeon)
Grow Some Shit: A Succulent/Cactus Zine (Victoria DeLeon)
Grow Some Shit: An Herb Zine (Victoria DeLeon), 2017
Growing up Salvadoran (Yeiry Guevara)
Guide to Being Alone (Julia Arredondo), 2012
Guide to Being Broke and Fabulous (Julia Arredondo), 2015
Box
3 H, 2016-2018
1 Háshk'éii ásdzáá No. 1 (Becki Jones), 2016
Hairy, Not So Scary (Janice Quiles-Reyes), 2018
Hell's Pass (Ray Ramos), 2016
Hero Twins No. 1 (Dale Deforest), 2017
La Horchata Arts Magazine: Primavera (Veronica Aracely Melendez and Kimberly M. Benavides), 2018
La Horchata Arts Magazine: Verano (Veronica Aracely Melendez and Kimberly M. Benavides), 2018
How to Mend a Broken Heart (Stephanie Rodriguez), 2016
I, 2016, 2018
2 I Used to Live Here (Adriana Monsalve), 2016
Indigenous Superhero Sketchbook 2 (Greg Ruth, Jeffrey Veregge, Jonathan Nelson, Shaun Beyale, Ron Joseph, Jon Proudstar, Eric Wilder, Dale Deforest, Weshoyot Alvitre, Jackie Moon, Lalo Alcaraz, Timothy Truman, Joseph Maldonado, Jay Odjick, Mia Casesa, Elizabeth Lapensée, Jim Terry, Arigon Starr, Maria Wolf Lopez)
Interstellar Bruja Vol. 1 (Rios de la Luz), 2018
Interstellar Bruja Vol. 2 (Rios de la Luz), 2018
it grows where i water it (Margot Terc)
It's Just a Little Crush (Stephane Rodriguez), 2016
J, 2003
3 Jamás te olvidaré (Stephanie Segura and Cristóbal Guerra)
John Dear, Vol. 1 (Monica Garcia)
John Dear, Vol. 2 (Monica Garcia)
Julia Cruz: Evolution Cop, No. 0 (Rudy Garcia), 2003
K, 2017
4 Kawhi (Anthony The Poet Flores), 2017
Killing Fields Journal: Anthology (T Rivera-Dundas and JFK Randhawa)
L, 2016-2018
4 The Legend of Polloman: A visit from El Ratón de los Dientes (Gonzalo Alvarez), 2018
Liberación (Nik Moreno), 2017
Lil Guys (Andrea "Andi" Rivas)
Lil' Shorties (Stephanie Rodriguez), 2016
Look Inside the Cages (Brenda Montaño), 2018
Louder than Bombas: A Zines Rasquache Creation on Raza, Morrissey and the Smiths (Brenda Montaño)
Love, Optimized (Ernesto D. Morales and Shelly Ronen), 2016
La Lucha Sigue (Stephanie Segura), 2017
M, 2012-2016, 2018
5 The Magic Glasses No. 1 (Melina Chavarria), 2018
La Mama Vida: Re-membering Motherhood (Brenda Montaño)
Manitas (Colectiva Cósmica)
Más Amor, Por Favor (Mujeristas Collective)
Masa-mericanos (Mercado Merch), 2016
Mashbone and Grifty No. 0 (Oscar Garza and Rolando Esquivel)
Mashbone and Grifty No. 1 (Oscar Garza and Rolando Esquivel)
Mashbone and Grifty No. 2 (Oscar Garza and Rolando Esquivel)
6 Melvin No. 1: Trauma (Dus T.), 2018
Miserable Bitch (Yolie4u)
Mixed Up! A zine about mixed race queer and feminist experience (Lee Naught, Lil Lefkowitz, and Lior Hadar)
Moderna (Natasha I. Hernandez)
Morena: A Callejera Story (Breena Nuñez Peralta), 2018
7 Muchacha No. 3 (Daisy Salinas), 2012
Muchacha No. 4: The Funny Female Issue (Daisy Salinas), 2012
Muchacha No. 5: Brown Queen (Daisy Salinas), 2013
Muchacha No. 6: The Case of the San Antonio Four and Other Legal Injustices (Daisy Salinas), 2013
Muchacha No. 7: The Coalition Edition (Daisy Salinas), 2013
Muchacha No. 8: Nuestros Cuerpos/Our Bodies (Daisy Salinas), 2013
Muchacha No. 9: Body Positivity (Daisy Salinas), 2014
Muchacha No. 10: Celebrando Selena (Daisy Salinas), 2015
Muchacha No. 11: POC Solidarity (Daisy Salinas)
Muchacha No. 12: Decolonize Travel (Daisy Salinas)
La muerte y Edgar Allan Poe
Mujer (Anthony "The Poet" Flores)
Mujer (Natalie Hernandez)
Mujer en revolución (Rebel Betty Arte)
Mujeristas Collective No. 1 (Mujeristas Collective)
My Spelled Out Strong Opinions (Suzy González), 2015
Box
4 N, 2016-2017
1 No One Has Dreamt This Yet No. 1 (Cristóbal Guerra)
Nopalita: Interior Monologue No. 1 (Maritza Torres), 2017
Not My Fucking President (Stephanie Segura), 2016
O, 2018
1 Ojos de Raíz (Brenda Montaño)
The Only Time My Father Was Not There (Anthony "The Poet" Flores)
The Origins of Luna (Angela Borges), 2018
P, 2016-2017
2 'Pal Norte Vol. 1 (Mercado Merch)
Panocha Power (Brenda Montaño)
Perros de rancho (Mercado Merch)
El Peso Hero (Hector Rodriguez III), 2016
3 Pink Things Vol. 3 (Sarah Sickles), 2017
Potato and Monstro Mess Arounds Presents La Chula Scrapbook (Gianna Rendon)
Potato and Monstro Mess Arounds Presents Monstro Goes to the Doctor (Gianna Rendon)
Potato and Monstro Mess Arounds Presents Signs your Doctor is an Idiot (Gianna Rendon)
Potato and Monstro Mess Arounds Presents What to do when your Doctor is an Idiot (Gianna Rendon)
Polyphony No. 1 (Teresa Diaz Nerio)
La Pulga (Arlene Mejorado), 2017
El Punk No Es Blanco: Brief History of Latinxs en Punk
R, 2011, 2016-2017
4 La Raza Anthology: Unidos y Fuertes (Kat Fajardo and Pablo Castro), 2017
5 Red Skies at Night (Matthew Lyons, Stephanie McMillan, Shaka Zulu, N'Tanya Lee, Steve Williams, Joaquin Cienfuegos), 2016
Reinas: Latinxs on TV (Alanis Alvarez), 2016
Resilience. Integrity. Presence (R.I.P) No. 1 (Nothing About Us Without Us)
Rhin the God (Abraham Hernandez)
Rise Fall Repeat No. 1 (Isidro "De La Luna" Fox), 2011
Rosa Salvaje (Jotita de Amor)
S, 1992, 2005, 2012, 2015-2019
6 Sana Sana (Doris Hernandez Meza), 2019
The Savior (Yeiry Guevara), 2017
Science Ghost No. 2 (Carlos Aguilar), 2012
Science Ghost No. 3 (Carlos Aguilar), 2015
Science Ghost No. 4 (Carlos Aguilar), 2015
Science Ghost No. 5 (Carlos Aguilar), 2017
Se trata de una decadencia mental y moral, antes que material, aunque también debe ser material (Pablo Guardiola), 2016
¿Serio Zine?: The Haunt of Colonization, Season Two, Issue Two (Luz Magdaleno and Alvaro Zavala), 2015
Sisterverse No. 1: Retorno de Saturno/Saturn's Return (Daisy Salinas and Prudence True)
Sixkiller No. 1 (Lee Francis 4), 2018
The South Texas Experience (Noemi Martinez), 2005
Spiritual and Different No. 1 (Breena Nuñez), 2018
7 St. Sucia Issue I: La Primera (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue II: Dos Mundos (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez), 2015
St. Sucia Issue III: La Dama (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez), 2015
St. Sucia Issue IV: Cuatros Caminos (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue V: Cinco Sentidos (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue VI: Primavera de la Vida (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez), 2016
8 St. Sucia Issue VII: Lonjas, Legs, y Labios (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue VIII: Sangre y Agua (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue IX: Aquí y Ahora (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue X: Mi Cuerpo, Mi Futuro (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue XI: Leer, Revisar, Responder (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez)
St. Sucia Issue XII: Pop Cultura (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez), 2018
St. Sucia Issue XIII: Inmigrante (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez), 2018
St. Sucia Issue XIV: Soy (Isabel Ann Castro and Natasha I. Hernandez), 2019
9 Stay Still (Vanessa Diaz), 2015
Stories from the Boogie Down (Stephanie Rodriguez), 2018
SuperColón: Admiral of the Ocean Sea (Jennifer Heath), 1992
Superpower (Margot Terc)
Box
5 T, 2005, 2016-2017
1 Tacos: Tasty Little Poems (Anthony "The Poet" Flores)
Tejana Trilogy: Ruby Reds, Big Birds y Burra: Burra: The Donkey Lady de San Antonio (Marisela Barrera), 2017
Tejana Trilogy: Ruby Reds, Big Birds y Burra: Chacha is Home (Marisela Barrera), 2017
Tejana Trilogy: Ruby Reds, Big Birds y Burra: La Ruby Red: The Tex-Mex Spinster (Marisela Barrera), 2017
Tejas/Texas
This Fire Has to Stay Burning Vol. 1 (Luna Rio)
This Is It (I'm Showing Up) (Margot Terc)
This Zine Is Full of Ink Drawings (Carlos Aguilar), 2016
To My Loving Boyfriend (Anhelo Escalante), 2017
Tough Mary No. 1 (The Bettys), 2017
2 Tribal Force No. 1 (Jon Proudstar), 2017
Tropical Fantasy (Kyle Richardson), 2016
Turnover: A Collection of HIV Prevention Comics (Jaime Cortez), 2005
2U 4Rm Me: A Love Letter (Brenda Montaño)
U, 2015-2016
3 Unabashed (Nikki Cuellar and Lucy)
Una Voz (One Voice) (Jonathan Gaitán)
Untitled (La Reconquista)
Untitled (Stephanie Segura), 2015
Untitled (Stephanie Segura), 2016
V, 2007, 2017
3 El Valiente No. 1 (Ray Ramos), 2007
Vegan-Feminist Perspectives (Suzy González)
Voices of Birth Workers of Color (Brenda Montaño)
Vos Cipota (Yeiry Guevara), 2017
W, 2018
4 Weedy (Rebecca Artemisa)
What else is there to say? (Margot Terc)
When Freedom Becomes a Responsibility: Collecting Stories of Xican@ Resistance in Colorado (Brenda Montaño)
Why Disabled People are Magic (Nik Moreno)
Why You Are Cachimbonx (Breena Nuñez), 2018
Work Vibes (Margot Terc)
X
4 Xicana Vegan No. 1 (Suzy González)
Xicanistas and Punkeristas Say it Loud! (Brenda Montaño)
Y, 2015-2018
5 Yac Attack Vol. II
La Yerbera (English) (La Liga), 2017
La Yerbera (Spanish) (La Liga), 2017
La Yerberita (Spanish) (La Liga)
6 Yes, Ma'am Issue 8: In Yo Face (Suzy González and Elle Minter), 2015
Yes, Ma'am Issue 9: I need a map to get us outta this town (Suzy González and Elle Minter), 2016
Yes, Ma'am Issue 10: The Vegan Issue (Suzy González and Elle Minter), 2016
Yes, Ma'am Issue 11: The Body Issue (Suzy González and Elle Minter)
Yes, Ma'am Issue 12: The Dream Issue (Suzy González and Elle Minter), 2018
Yes, Ma'am Microzine of Microaggressions Vol. 1 (Suzy González and Elle Minter)
Yes, Ma'am Microzine of Microaggressions Vol. 2 (Suzy González and Elle Minter)
You Say You Love Me, But, I Wish You Wouldn't (Mateus Gonzales), 2016
Z, 2011, 2013, 2016
7 ZOTZ: Serpent and Shield No. 1 (Daniel Parada), 2011
ZOTZ: Serpent and Shield No. 2 (Daniel Parada), 2013
ZOTZ: Serpent and Shield No. 3 (Daniel Parada), 2016