Ricanstruction: Reminiscing & Rebuiliding Puerto Rico is an anthology featuring contributions from writers and artists from the comic book industry like Gail Simone, Greg Pak, Reginald Hudlin, Denys Cowan, Tony Daniel, Ken Lashley, Bill Sienkiewicz, Yanick Paquette, Gabby Rivera, Will Rosado, Jorge Jimenez, Mike Allred, Chris Sotomayor, to Puerto Rican and Latinx celebrities like Rosario Dawson, Rubén Blades, Javier Muñoz, Sonia Manzano and over 100 more. Produced and also featuring stories written by Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, this anthology teams up his original character LA BORINQUEÑA with some of the most iconic comic book heroes of all time from DC COMICS: Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Aquaman, The Flash and many others. Original stories also take us to the past to explore the beautiful history of PUERTO RICO as well as tales that envision a stronger and rebuilt island. 100% of the proceeds from this anthology will go to the continued work to help over 3 million Americans living in Puerto Rico, providing solar-powered lamps, food, clothing and so much more. These short stories remind us all that the true power of being a hero is inside each of us. When we come together as a united people, we will never be defeated! ¡El pueblo unido jamas sera vencido!
Thanks to DC for generously giving our studio, Somos Arte, permission to use some of DC’s iconic characters in original stories for this anthology, whose proceeds Somos Arte will contribute towards the continued hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
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Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the Creative Director and owner of his own Brooklyn-based production and creative services studio, Somos Arte. With close to 20 years of experience, Edgardo has delivered exemplary services in graphic design for both digital and print for such clients as Atlantic Records, Columbia University, Sony Pictures and Marvel. Under the leadership of our Creative Director Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, our studio provides graphic novel production, web design/development, branding, key artwork and video production. In addition, Edgardo is a curator of art exhibitions having already produced three original art exhibitions based on Marvel comics.
Edgardo continues to be recognized widely for his work on CNN, The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR and numerous other media outlets as a graphic novelist having already produced his creator owned project, the critically acclaimed La Borinqueña. In addition he has produced graphic novels under the Darryl Makes Comics imprint which he co-owns with Darryl DMC McDaniels (from RUN DMC), and the comic book series Freak written by Emmy award winning writer John Leguizamo. He has also written for Marvel Comics critically acclaimed anthology Guardians of the Galaxy: Tales of the Cosmos.
Somos Arte creates bold logos based on the core values you want your brand to be associated with. Along with your new logo we will provide you with a style guide with palettes and fonts. Finally, based on your needs we will also provide you with stationary design, other materials you may require and printing.Read More
This fall he debuted the comic book series Freak, a collaboration with the award winning actor and writer John Leguizamo. He is also co-founder of the publishing company Darryl Makes Comics with his business partner, Darryl DMC McDaniels and this fall released their third graphic novel DMC #3.Read More
We have extensive experience ranging from designing smaller sites to large content driven websites. We can outfit your website with a small content management system (CMS) or a fully integrated Drupal system depending on the size of your project.Read More
Visually captivating, uniquely designed, and original art is produced for every client. Key artwork is created for events, ads, marketing collateral, video productions, and album artwork.Read More
Our full range of production services can provide you with the quality video you are looking for. We can shoot, edit and provide animated graphic design that compliments your brand. Our crew can come to you or we can book a location. With a roster of talented artists we can provide you with everything from voiceover talent to copywriters for your viral, behind the scene, event, documentary or narrative work.Read More
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is a visionary curator with that has produced art exhibitions for photographic, folkloric and commercial art. He successfully curated the first solo art show for Joe Quesada, the Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Entertainment (www.Santerians.com). With Somos Arte, Edgardo can provide your gallery or museum with the full production that our studio delivers.Read More
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the Creative Director and owner of his own Brooklyn-based production studio, Somos Arte. With close to 20 years of experience, our clients love his vibrant, enticing and engaging design sensibilities.
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