Mr. Spic Goes to Washington

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In the face of social inequalities, sometimes strength for mobilization can be found through laughter. It is this ethos that Ilan Stavans employs in this politically minded graphic novel. Weaving humor with social commentary, Stavans tells a tale of a Latino man taking Los Angeles' mayoral office by storm -- and refusing to stop there. Illustrated throughout by Roberto Weil, the story follows the life and political development of Mr. Spic -- Samuel Patricio Inocencio Cardenas -- as he upends the political machine by owning ...

Mr. Spic Goes to Washington 2008, Soft Skull Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781593761981

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