Scout Comics is launching a Latinx comics imprint, Chispa Comics, in partnership with Mucho Mas Media. The new imprint kicked off with Attack at Acapulco: A Black Demon Tale,
an action series that draws on Mexican mythology, and will also include a horror anthology and four other series that will launch in 2022.
David Bowles (Clockwork Curandera) and Hector Rodriguez III (El Peso Hero) are the Co-Publishers of the imprint. The CEO is Javier Chapa (Blue Miracle), and the Creative Director is Phillip Braun.
Scout had copies of an ashcan of Attack at Acapulco: A Black Demon Tale
at their booth at New York Comic Con. The upcoming titles are The Fantastic Flame,
co-written by Alex Segura (Star Wars—Poe Dameron: Free Fall
) and Chantel Acevedo (The Distant Marvels
) with artist Richard Ortiz (DC Bombshells, Southside Serpents
); Thanks! -Romina
by Giulie Speziani (Cash & Carrie
); Dial “F” for Foodie,
a limited series by Aaron Duran (writer of La Brujeria
and host of the Geek in the City podcast); Mashbone & Grifty
by Oscar Garza and Rolando Esquivel, creators of the all-ages comic Lemon Pepper Huggz
; and the horror anthology Catrina’s Caravan,
edited by Bowles and Rodriguez.
In addition to Chispa Comics, Scout has a horror imprint, Black Caravan; a children’s division, Scoot; and a toy division, Tracker Toys, which will make action figures based on the publisher’s IP. Mucho Mas Media is a multimedia company based in Los Angeles.
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