Migra Mouse: Political Cartoons on Immigration

Migra Mouse: Political Cartoons on Immigration

by Lalo Alcaraz
     
 

Through humorous and poignant stories based on the author’s childhood as the son of Mexicans living on the United States/Mexico border, Leave it to Beaner explores themes of immigration, biculturalism and the inevitable reverse-assimilation of America.

Along with side-stops detailing the history of Chicanos, Mexican-Americans, Mexicanos, Latinos,

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Overview

Through humorous and poignant stories based on the author’s childhood as the son of Mexicans living on the United States/Mexico border, Leave it to Beaner explores themes of immigration, biculturalism and the inevitable reverse-assimilation of America.

Along with side-stops detailing the history of Chicanos, Mexican-Americans, Mexicanos, Latinos, Hispanics, the border, Mexican -wrestling, La Migra, mass deportations and mucho mucho mas, Leave it to Beaner promises to entertain and maybe make you think.

Lalo Alcaraz is a Los Angeles-based political artist who has drawn editorial cartoons for the L.A. Weekly since 1992. He is the creator of the first nationally syndicated Latino-themed daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha.” Alcaraz illustrated Latino USA: A Cartoon History, published in 2000 by Harper Collins.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971920620
Publisher:
Akashic Books
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Lalo Alcaraz is an L.A.-based political cartoonist who has drawn editorial cartoons for the L.A. Weekly since 1992 and is the creator of the first nationally syndicated Latino-themed political daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha." Lalo illustrated "Latino USA: A Cartoon History," published in 2000 by Harper Collins. Lalo Alcaraz is an L.A.-based political cartoonist who has drawn editorial cartoons for the L.A. Weekly since 1992 and is the creator of the first nationally syndicated Latino-themed political daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha." Lalo illustrated "Latino USA: A Cartoon History," published in 2000 by Harper Collins.

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