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García, Enrique: "The Industry and Aesthetics of Latina/o Comic Books." In: The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture. Hrsg. v. Frederick Luis Aldama. (Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions.) London, New York: Routledge, 2016, S. 101–109. 
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Resource type: Book Article
Languages: English
BibTeX citation key: Garcia2016
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Categories: General
Keywords: Aesthetics, Digitalization, Ethnicity, Latin America, USA
Creators: Aldama, García
Publisher: Routledge (London, New York)
Collection: The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture
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“Enrique García’s chapter turns us to yet another area where Latina/os are making significant creative headway: comic books. After making important distinctions between U.S. Latina/o and Latin American comic book cultures, he goes on to analyse how they create counter narratives to the Anglo-dominant mainstream. In a careful analysis of alternative and mainstream comics by and about U.S. Latina/os, García opens our eyes to the complex textures of Latinidad offered by this visual-verbal storytelling format. García ends by gesturing toward the emancipatory possibilities of digital comic creation (the Comixology app, for instance) and consumption (internet and iPad devices, for instance) of visual-verbally constructed stories that continue to do the work of unsettling fixed categories of nation, community, ethnicity, race, and gender.” (Introduction)
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