More obscure names here. Olimpico is the only mask I recognize, but this is likely an earlier incarnation of the more recent star.
Scored several vintage lotería card sheets recently. I’ll put up 10 or so close-up images at a time for the next several weeks. No reliable way to know when they were done, but I’m guessing from the roster they are sometime … Continued
Saturday August 17th at the Latino Comics Expo in Long Beach, CA, I ran the best panel I’ve ever done or been involved with. Entitled “Bring on The Lucha Heroes: 60 Years of Mexican Masked Wrestlers in Comics” it consisted of a half-hour … Continued
Born from the multi-media traditions of Tiger Mask, Ultimo Dragon is launching a series of graphic novels that lend a time-spanning mythos to his distinctive mask. I love the Shadow/Spider pulp-era incarnation of Dragon! Our pal Dan Madigan of Mondo Lucha-a-Go-Go fame … Continued
These inch-high stickers are on that puffy cheap vinyl common to dime and quarter capsule machines, Cracker-Jack prizes, etc. What I love is that the art actually looks like it was rendered at an inch tall, rather than a larger … Continued
I don’t know who it was who outbid me on this last month on eBay, but congrats to whoever it was…
While putting together the latest book, I realized twenty pages could have been dedicated to the horror institution that is “El Monje Loco” — part Cryptkeeper, part Zacherley, star of radio, newspaper strips, comic books, film and TV going on … Continued
This time it’s something I did use in the book, albeit in the pink and orange scheme. Here’s the much less psychadellic original line art for those of you who want something to color on your own. A confession here … Continued