Meet the author of LA BORINQUEÑA!
Celebrated Puerto Rican graphic novelist comes to the Bethlehem Area Public Library, September 16th 3pm
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the creator of La Borinqueña, a new and original comic book character that has grown into a cultural phenomenon and a nationally recognized symbol of Puerto Rican patriotism, social justice, and equality for all. Miranda-Rodriguez will be speaking about his work and signing books at the Bethlehem Area Public Library (11 W. Church St) at 3pm on September 16th in an event scheduled to celebrate the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is free of charge and open to audiences of all ages.
Miranda-Rodriguez is a well-known figure in the comic book world. He is the Art Director/Owner at Somos Arte as well as a writer at Marvel Entertainment. He is also the editor-in-chief of “Darryl Makes Comics,” an independent comic book imprint launched in 2014 by Darryl McDaniels of famed hip-hop group, Run-D.M.C.
La Borinqueña is an Afro-Boricua woman who tackles issues rather than villains. “She doesn’t fight crime, per se. She’s a symbol of hope,” says Miranda-Rodriguez.
A book signing will follow the presentation.
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