General Admission:  $10.00

Students & Seniors: $7.00

MOLAA Memeber & Children under 12 years: FREE

FREE admission to the Museum & Expo  Sunday 11/12

2017 Program Guide

Saturday November 11th Program


11:30 AM



Queer Comics Taking Over The World!

With Jules Rivera and Kris Barz Menonca Moderated by Josh Trujillo, writer of ADVENTURE TIME and RICKAND MORTY comics, as well as contributor to the Eisner-winning anthology LOVE IS LOVE.


12:30 PM



Los Bros Hernandez and the Art of Comic Book Storytelling

Mario, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez discuss their groundbreaking work on the legendary

comic book series LOVE AND ROCKETS. Moderated by Professor Frederick Aldama,

University Distinguished Scholar at The Ohio State University and writer/editor of

over two dozen books.



1:00 PM



Mini Comics Workshop

Learn to draw mini-comics the Lowriders in Space way - with ballpoint pens! Join Cathy Camper, award-winning author of LOWRIDERS IN SPACE  and LOWRIDER TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH for this workshop. Supplies included, families and all ages welcome, and it’s free! Held in the Arts & Crafts room located in the Museum’s front lobby.


1:30 PM



Jim Lujan presents CHERRIES IN THE SNOW

Filmmaker Jim Lujan (co-writer/co-director of REVENGEANCE with  iconic filmmaker Bill Plympton) screens his 80s old-school freestyle disco mini-epic. Recommended for teens and adults.


2:30 PM



Let’s Make Comics: The Secrets of Self-Publishing

 A roundtable discussion on the pitfalls and freedom of publishing your own webcomics, zines, comics and graphic novels. With Isabel Ann Castro, Suemi Guerra, Jarrod Perez, Javier Solorzano, and Ambrose Quintanilla. Moderated by cartoonist & Latino Comics Expo co-founder Javier Hernandez


3:00 PM



The El Verde Show

The family friendly superhero play returns with a new reading of their popular stage show. El Verde fights for Truth, Justice and the Mexican American Way! Written by Anthony Aguilar and directed by Alejandra Cisneros.


4:30 PM



Wacom Tablet Raffle!

 Tickets purchased throughout the day at the Latino Comics Expo table. Winners must be present during the drawings. One winner per tablet. (Intuos Draw and Intuos 3D)

Sunday November 12th Program


11:30 AM



Transfrontera Futurism

A conversation with filmmaker Alex Rivera”. The director of the Sundance award-winning  SLEEP DEALER talks with Latino comics scholar Frederick Aldama about Latino futurism and sci-fi.


12:30 PM


1:30 PM





Para Los Niños- Kids Comics!

A lively discussion on creating comics and books for the youth market. With Jose Cabrera, Cathy Camper, Eric Esquivel, Jean Munson and Carlos Saldaña. Moderated by Frederick Aldama





Latina Power!

Our yearly panel on Latina empowerment through the medium of comics. With Vicko Alvaraz, Melina Chavarria , Barbra Dillon, Natasha Hernandez, and Liz Mayorga. Moderated by one of the hosts of the COMADRES Y COMICS podcast Kristin Parraz.


2:30 PM



Show Me Your Papers: The Political Cartoons of Lalo Alcaraz

Prolific political cartoonist and daily newspaper comic strip artist Lalo Alcaraz shares his earliest and latest work, including his recent adventures in Hollywood. Lalo will screen clips from Fox TV’s BORDERTOWN and Pixar’s COCO.