Tag: Ray Lago

  • Daisy Ruiz’s illustrated South Bronx tale

    Daisy Ruiz’s illustrated South Bronx tale

    Daisy Ruiz, Illustration ’16, has released her first book, “Gordita: Built Like This.” In this illustrated long-form comic, a Chicana Bronx teen is bullied for not being curvy, but is helped by friends and mentors. The plot mirrors the author’s own middle school experiences and offers lots of good advice to victims and to folks…

  • FIT Faculty Remember Stan Lee

    FIT Faculty Remember Stan Lee

    Tributes for comic book writer, editor and publisher Stan Lee flooded social media following news of his passing earlier this month. Lee was responsible, says the The Economist, for turning “a low-rent pulp art form into a pop-culture powerhouse.” Prof. Ray Lago’s Spidey Pin-up for Marvel Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Hulk, the Avengers, Iron Man,…