Monday, September 20

José Luis Durán

comics, el hombre araña, Entretenimiento, José Luis Durán, Marvel comics, Spider-Man

The curious “Mexicanized” origin of Spider-Man | Digital Trends Spanish

It took 49 years for Peter Parker, the amazing Spider-Man, to meet his replacement, the African-American of Puerto Rican descent Miles Morales, who incidentally emerged from events as varied as the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States . But long before Miles Morales became the contemporary face of Spider-Man, nearly half a century ago, Peter Parker emerged for more banal issues, like creating a superhero who would connect with a teenage audience. The story is well known. After all, there are not a few popularity counts that place Spidey ahead or just behind Superman and Batman, who appeared some 30 years earlier. Marvel had heroes like the Human Torch and the patriotic Captain America, and while the comics were popular with young audiences, Stan Lee and Steve Di...