PAST EVENTS ARCHIVE
PAST Winter EVENTS
LATINOS IN COMICS
Ray felix Curates:Latinos in Comics Exhibit @ Poe Park
Ray Felix , founder of Bronx Heroes Comic Con, returns to Poe Park on Feb.24- Mar. 31st, 2015 with a unique showcase which focuses on Latino Super Heroes and the artists and authors from around the world who create them. Bronx Heroes conducts these community based events as part of promoting literacy and educational enrichment through the reading of comics and graphic novels.
LATINOS IN COMICS MONTHLY
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS.
2/ 28: Opens to public Tuesday -Saturday
8 am to 4pm. Daily "Zorro" screenings from the golden age serials to the contemporary silver screen.
3/ 7: Artist Opening Reception
12 to 3pm.
Panel Discussion: 2pm to 3 pm.
Benjamin Melendez is the legendary
founder of the Ghetto Brothers who initiated
the 1971 gang truce that led to the creation of hip hop in the South Bronx. His life is now turned into a graphic novel. In a conversation with author, Julian Voloj, Melendez discusses growing up in the South Bronx, the events that led
to the gang truce, and how it feels to have his life illustrated in a graphic novel.
3/ 14: Women in Comics panel
1 to 3 pm.
Join Regine Sawyer in her panel discussion celebrating
Womens history month and women’s contributions in comics, film, animation, cosplay and publishing.
3/ 21: Art and Portfolio review. Morning 8 to12am
Young adults and teens can bring artwork to be reviewed by comic book and illustrator professionals.
3/21: Latino in Comics Panel. Afternoon 1 to 2:30 pm.
Meet the contributors to the Latinos in Comics exhibit in this informative Q and A about comics, the industry and how diversity in comics has changed over the last four decades.
3/ 28: Comic Workshop How to draw
the Bronx Heroes Way.
Ray Felix and Chris Duckett teach teens
and young adults how to draw dynamic figures.
"Transitions" The first Solo exhibit of Artist, Ray Felix @ Bronx Community College.
"Transitions" is a collection of Ray Felix's latest comic art and Abstract Paintings. Ray Felix comic work ranges from various levels of human psyche and its attachment to the physical plain. It's Dark, gritty and guttural. Works include pages from: A World Without Super Heroes", "Enter:The Roach" and his newest book "World War Heroes". On the other side of the tracks is "Quintessential" Ray Felix's series of Abstract works. These works as a whole deal with the spiritual and emotional levels of Felix's subconscious. The colors which are layered recycled paint reflect his detachment from the human plain and his attempt to reach the singularity of inner spiritual peace. All works are produced on recycled canvas and recycled paint. The exhibit runs from Sept.24th to October 25th on the BCC campus. Mon-Thurs, 9am to 3pm. and Saturday October 19th from 11 to 6pm.
Miguel Guerra is an artist, writer and comic book creator. He publishes comics and graphic novels, illustrates custom comic book covers for kids - Super Kid Heroes - and offers commissioned art (covers, illustrations, avatars, t-shirts, etc). Along with his co-creator and co-writer Suzy Dias, the two began publishing their own short stories, comics and graphic novels in 2006. Miguel and Suzy’s short stories have been featured in Heavy Metal (magazine):
• Bedbugs (July 2007)
• Insomnia (Jan. 2010)
• A Lonely Cry in Space (May 2010)
Alitha E. Martinez- artist
Alitha is a diverse comic artist and inker who has worked on a variety of comic book titles which range from selected issues of "Dc's new 52- Batgirl", Marvel's Iron Man ,Thor, Graphic Illustrators "My Boyfriend is a Monster" series and Twisted Journey's # 12 " Kung Fu Masters". Alitha also illustrates and writes her own self published Manga series, "Yume and Ever" and is currently freelancing with Archie Comics/ Red Circle, illustrating "The Crusades".
N. Steven Harris
Pictures from the Exhibit
CELEBRATE NATIONAL FREE COMIC BOOK DAY WITH BRONX HEROES.
A SPECIAL THANKS TO DIAMOND DISTRIBUTORS FOR DONATING FREE COMIC BOOK DAY BOOKS.
ANDREW FREEDMAN HOME
1125 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10452
today! bronx heroes will be at kcc 7!!
Click the image to go to kids comic con's official site!
Comics Portfolio review @
Ray felix Curates: Living In Sequence Exhibit @ Poe Park
Living In Sequence
On View through the months of February -March 8th, 2013. Living in Sequence is a comic book exhibition, celebrating the birth of comics which took place in Poe Park. Focusing on the Bob Kane, Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson, who were influenced by Edgar Alan Poe's writings. Together the team artists and writers created Batman, Robin and the Joker on a park bench in Poe Park. The Living in Sequence show will feature golden age and contemporary comic book artists from the Bronx demonstrating how the American art form of comics still thrives in our borough still today. Artists works on display: Shawn Atkinson, Chris Duckett, Trevor Von Eeden, Will Eisner, Ray Felix, Feliq, Dmitry Gubin, Hal Foster, N. Steve Harris, Irwin Hasen, Jack Kirby, Carl Kent, Alitha E. Martinez, Regine Sawyer, Alex Rivera, Jerry Robinson, Vanessa Verduga and Roberto Williams.
Free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013.
Holy Bat Films!
Celebrate the birth of the Bat with a Saturday afternoon!
Join us in our retrospective of Batman in the Cinema. On view will be Batman serials from the 1940's and the classic Adam West and Burt Ward "Batman" movie, based on the hit TV 1960's show. We'll also be viewing the best episodes of "Batman the Animated series" (1995- 2000).
October 27th, 2012.
Bronx Heroes Comic Con is awarded Grants to help spread its mission.
Bronx Heroes is awarded grants from the Dept. of Cultural affairs, NYSCA, and the Small Business Development Center. Bronx Heroes Comic Con is committed towards utilizing education, literacy and job opportunities through panels, workshops related to the Comics art form.
February 18th, 2012.
Black Comic Book Day from 12 to 3pm.
Join Ray Felix and Trevor Von Eeden for a sneak preview of their latest creation:"Black Power".
Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd. (Between 124th and 125th Streets). New York, NY 10027. Tel: 212-665-7400.
Highlights from Black Comic book Day!
Check out the great Photos and interviews by one of our most loyal supporters. We love him and you know him: Crazy Al Cayne at CAC-TV!!!
I HAVE TO GIVE A GREAT BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE FANS AND CREATORS WHO CAME OUT TO SUPPORT BLACK COMIC BOOK DAY AND JERRY CRAFT FOR THE EVENT EXIST IN NEW YORK CITY!
BRONX HEROES COMIC CON
Saturday, Nov. 19th @ Hostos Community College- "Noviembre"
Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)Bronx.
NYAs part of Comitee Noviembre at the Longwood Art Gallery, Ray Felix, creator of Bronx Heroes Comic Convention, "Bronx Heroes Comic", and "A World Without SuperHeroes", will instruct this free workshop that includes hands-on drawing exercises. During the workshop he will analyze the role history and his Puerto Rican-Columbian heritage has played influencing his comic and character Runaway Slave. In this workshop Felix will show students how historical research can lead to compelling character design and inspiration.
This workshop is brought to you by the Longwood Art Gallery, a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts.
Click here to register for the drawing workshop!
Our Voices: Writing and Teaching Afro-Latin@ Perspectives.
Ray Felix, will talk about his comic Runaway Slave while being a guest on the panel:
Our Voices: Writing and Teaching Afro-Latin@ Perspectives.
During the Afro Latin@s Now! Festival
Saturday, November 5, 2:00pm-3:30pm
@ El Museo De Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Afro-Latin@ published writers of fiction, poetry, and prose discuss why and how they approach race and ethnicity in their work. What can Black Latin@ writers do to raise awareness of our issues through youth literature and in the schools? What is involved in the creation of accurate portrayals of Afro-Latin@s and their personal and social challenges? What aspects of Afro-Latin@ literary work generates the most lively responses among diverse reading audiences?
AFRO-LATIN@S NOW!Saturday, November 5, 201112:00 pm - 5:30 pmEl Taller
ADMISSION TO THIS PROGRAM IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC. To register for the entire 3-day conference and get additional information, visit: www.afrolatinoforum.org