‘La Borinqueña’ Returns

At long last, the second issue of Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez’s La Borinqueña is finally available. Coming on the heels of the release of Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuilding Puerto Rico, a benefit anthology that I had the pleasure to be a part of1, Miranda-Rodriguez returns to continue the ongoing saga of Marisol Rios De La Luz and her super alter-ego.

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Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez on Why We Need ‘Ricanstruction’

On Hard NOC Life, we continue Ricanstruction week on The Nerds of Color as Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez joins the show to talk about the origins of the anthology.

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EXCLUSIVE: Another ‘Ricanstruction’ Preview

After Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez unveiled the Puerto Rico benefit anthology Ricanstruction at the New York Times, we also revealed art from one of the stories written by Hamilton star Javier Muñoz. Today, I’ll be exclusively sharing art from another Ricanstruction short story. This time, it’s my own story — illustrated by artist Glenn Urieta — called “A Yellow Sky.”

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EXCLUSIVE: Preview Javier Muñoz’s Story from ‘Ricanstruction’

Earlier today, the New York Times revealed a secret project I’ve been sitting on for the last several months. I had the pleasure to serve as an Assistant Editor on Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuilding Puerto Rico, an anthology produced by La Borinqueña creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez. On the sixth month anniversary of Hurricane Maria, it was announced that the publication of Ricanstruction will benefit ongoing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

On the heels of the announcement of the book, I can reveal exclusively here on the NOC an excerpt from the story “Song of El Coquí” written by Hamilton star Javier Muñoz with art by Sabrina Cintron!

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Making ‘Puerto Rico Strong’

Out in comic shops this week is Puerto Rico Strong, a new anthology from Lion Forge Comics created to aid in the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. On Hard NOC Life, we speak to one of the book’s co-editors, and fellow NOC, Desiree Rodrguez.

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