What happens when comics nerds grow up? We should all wish they turn into Tod. Where some might have held at 12 years old, Tod instead took his heroes with him, exploring the trouble of aging supervillains, the superheroes married to them, and all their doting proteges. All that, and a cat with a predilection for the roof of his Tercel.
Damien’s first collection (ever, to our knowledge) initiated a career-long obsession with seeing Albuquerque receives its due. Poems about state political history, the importance of lying grandparents, love and Chicano culture create a confident weave of the Duke City, native son to loving mother.
Meghan was taking the Southwest slam world by storm, and we were there to document it in a book.