Conexión San Ángelo/ Staff report

DALLAS, TX – The first ever, Texas Latino Comic Con is coming to the Latino Cultural Arts Center, 2600 Live Oak Street in Dallas, Texas on July 29th. In collaboration with the Cultural Center, this comic convention is a first of its kind in Texas, highlighting Latino artists, writers and creators in the comic book community. The convention will feature local artistic talent, a Latino character centered cosplay contest, and special guests. The event is free and open to the public.

One of the scheduled guests is the creator of El Peso Hero, Hector Rodriguez. El Peso Hero has been one of the most internationally talked about Latino superheroes in decades. With modern social issues such as immigration, human trafficking and institutional corruption, El Peso has garnered attention and praise from the Latino community while featured on Univision, CNN, Telemundo, CW, La Reforma. It won the prestigious Emmy Award for best news story by Univision news anchor, Angel Pedrero; it also won an award by the Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Another guest is Eliamaria M. Crawford, originally of San Angelo, Texas. Crawford drew comics for her high school paper, the Campus Corral. Eventually Crawford wrote the book, "Humans Really Irritate Me."

Other scheduled guests include: Hector Cantu, Hector Rodriguez and Sam De La Rosa.

FIM on Texas Latino Comic Con visit the website: www.riobravocomics.comic

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