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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: George Pérez!

posted Sep 15, 2019, 8:03 AM by Vu Nguyen

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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: George Pérez!
By Nestor Rene September 15, 2019 Entertainment News

This is the first installment of our Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight Series! We’re kicking things off with a look at Comic Book legend George Pérez!

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight George Pérez

  • George Pérez is a Writer, Penciller and Inker who has worked in the Comic Book industry for over 40 years.
  • He is from the Bronx and of Puerto Rican descent.
  • Has a very detailed Art-style and is known for doing amazing splash panels featuring many characters.
  • He co-created the White Tiger (the first Puerto Rican superhero in Comics) with Bill Mantlo.
  • He has won several Comic Book industry awards, including the Eagle Award, Inkpot Award and the Jack Kirby Award.
  • He is currently retired, but has worked for both Marvel and DC Comics in the past.
We’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Planet Nestor by highlighting some of the Latino/Latina/LatinX trailblazers in Pop Culture entertainment who have inspired or influenced us!