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Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection
MSS.2015.06.05  
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Arrangement
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Processing Information
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2015.06.05
    Physical Description: 2 boxes (1.7 linear feet)
    Physical Description: 1 flat file drawers
    Date (inclusive): 1990-2016
    Abstract: The Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection consists of comic books, zines, and posters that were written, illustrated, and in some instances, published by Chicano and Latino artists. With the exception of Michael Aushenker, prominent author of the series ‘The Nine Lives of El Gato’, the Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection is primarily comprised of comic books by Latino artists. Comic book collaborations between well-known Latino artists such as Rafael Navarro and non-Hispanic authors such as Mike Wellman are included in the collection. Other prominent artists represented in the Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection include Octavio Rodriguez, Crystal Gonzalez, the Hernandez brothers, Mario, Gilbert, and Javier, J. Gonzo, and Carlos Saldaña.
    Language of Material: Languages represented in the collection: English and Spanish.

    Preferred Citation

    Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection, MSS-2015-06-05, San Jose State University Library, Special Collections & Archives.

    Arrangement

    This collection has been arranged into two series: Series I. Comic Books and Series II. Posters.

    Scope and Contents

    The Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection consists of comic books, zines, and posters that were written, illustrated, and in some cases, published by Chicano and Latino artists. With the exception of Michael Aushenker, prominent author of the series 'The Nine Lives of El Gato', and other non-Hispanic comic book artists, the collection is primarily representative of Latino artists. Comic book collaborations between well-known Latino artists such as Rafael Navarro and non-Hispanic authors such as Mike Wellman are included in the collection. Other prominent artists represented in the Chicano Latino Comic Books Collection include Octavio Rodriguez, Crystal Gonzalez, the Hernandez brothers, Mario, Gilbert, and Javier, J. Gonzo, and Carlos Saldaña. The primary language used throughout the collection is English, however, Spanish words and phrases can often be found interspersed in the titles and stories of the comic books and zines.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
    Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files from or derived from these collections is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Natalie Sanchez, June 2015. Additional accrual rehousing completed, and finding aid updated, by Rita Wang, October 2016.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The items in this collection were donated to the Special Collections by Kathryn Blackmer Reyes from the Cultural Heritage Center at the San Jose State University.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hispanic Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
    Comic books, strips, etc.
    Blackmer Reyes, Kathryn
    Alvarez, Vicko
    Aushenker, Michael, 1969-
    Briones, Candy
    Cabrera, Jose
    Calderon, Luis
    Camper, Cathy
    Cantú, Hector
    Castellanos, Carlos
    Crespo, Jaime
    Davis, Lauren
    de Peña, Fernando
    Dominguez, Richard
    Gamboa, Gabrielle
    Gamboa, Jandro
    García, Eric J.
    Gonzalez, Crystal
    Gonzalez, Raul
    Gonzo, J.
    Hernandez, Gilbert
    Hernandez, Javier, 1966-
    Hernandez, Jaime
    Hernandez, Mario, 1953-
    Lanao, Mario T.
    Lizana, Lorenzo
    Mayorga, Liz
    Montijo, Rhode
    Montaño, Brenda
    Narcomey, John
    Navarro, Rafael, 1967-
    Oropeza, Anthony
    Ortega, Dave
    Osollo, Nathaniel
    Parada, Daniel
    Parker II, Johnny
    Portillo, Jaime
    Rivera, Jules
    Rodríguez, Fernando, 1971-
    Rodriguez, Grasiela
    Rodriguez, Isis
    Rodriguez, Octavio
    Saldaña, Carlos
    Vargas, Rodrigo
    Velasquez, Wade
    Victor, Philip
    Wellman, Mike