“THE POWER OF PUERTO RICAN PRIDE” ….. La Borinqueña!
A report by David Betancourt for the Washington Post.
After announcing his intentions to create an environmentally friendly Puerto Rican superhero as a part of this summer’s Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York, Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, with the collaborative efforts of several Puerto Rican artists, inkers, colorists and editors, introduced his flag-wearing heroine, La Borinqueqa, to comic-book fans Thursday.
Miranda-Rodriguez heavily promoted the comic after news of it debuted in The Washington Post in May, and he recently held celebratory events in New York and in Puerto Rico.
Thursday’s release date of the comic is intended to coincide with the 121st anniversary of the Puerto Rican flag.
At first glance, this comic is very much your standard superhero story, but the power of “La Borinqueqa” is in the details.
The heroine, Marisol Rios De La Luz, greets you on the opening pages, flying in the sky and saving the…
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