La Borinqueña! 🇵🇷
A report by Matthew Price for News Ok.
Writer, artist and entrepreneur Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez didn’t see a comic book character that strongly reflected the Puerto Rican heritage of millions of Americans. So he decided to create one.
“La Borinqueña is the story of Marisol Rios de la Luz, who, as a student, sees the world with a passionate curiosity,” he said in an interview with The Oklahoman.
As the superhero La Borinqueña, Marisol can harness the powers of nature to protect Puerto Rico from disasters and calamities.
“My ideal superhero is a woman because when I think of my heritage, my island, she has always been a woman to me,” Miranda-Rodriguez said. “Our national anthem is titled ‘La Borinqueña,’ which literally translates into The Puerto Rican Woman.”
Miranda-Rodriguez is of Puerto Rican descent and lives in New York City.
“I grew up reading comic books, and have always been…
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