Writers Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez have the tree-like superhero Groot mistaken for a ceiba by an Afro-Puerto Rican grandmother in New York’s Lower East Side.
Netflix’s upcoming series directed by Baz Luhrmann will present the sights and sounds of the Bronx during the formative 1970s.
“Piñero’s tales of ‘hood life,’ ‘ghettocide’ and ‘gangster living’ are disturbing but beautiful because they are laced with sincerity.”
She may not talk much of her experiences as an immigrant, but her lyrics and persona reveal an immigrant mentality.
DMC editor-in-chief Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez discusses their latest crime fighter, and why it’s important for kids of color to see themselves reflected in comics.