La Borinqueña

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New La Borinqueña Exhibit in San Juan, Puerto Rico Aims to Educate & Unite the Diaspora

As soon as I stepped through the door of Chocobar Cortés late in June 2021, I was met by a wall plastered with an image of the indy superhero La Borinqueña, created by Nuyorican graphic novelist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, it was...
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La Borinqueña Joins Superheroes Exhibit at the Smithsonian

Virginia Isaad
Puerto Rican comic book superhero La Borinqueña’s costume was added to the Superheroes exhibition at The Smithsonian in Washington D.C. this month. Puerto Rican graphic novelist and Marvel writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez created the comic book character in 2016 and she made...
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La Borinqueña: A Female, Puerto Rican Superhero

Damaly Gonzalez
Inspired by all the strong women in his life, Puerto Rican Marvel writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez created the comic La Borinqueña. The superhero—a Columbia University undergraduate student named Marisol studying Earth and Environmental Science—is an Afro-Boricua born and raised in Williamsburg,...