luchadores

James Jirat Patradoon Draws Fist-Fighting Luchadores and the Neon Cyberpunk Future [Art]
James Jirat Patradoon Draws Fist-Fighting Luchadores and the Neon Cyberpunk Future [Art]
Mexican masked wrestler Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta, better known as El Santo, was an icon in the ring, but artist José G. Cruz turned him into a superhero with his Santo comics. On film, El Santo would go on to battle mad scientists, witches, zombies and, most famously, those wicked vampire women. Even when lu...
Mexican Pulp Art Covers Amaze With Gorilla Fights, Bee Women, Luchador Longings [Art]
Mexican Pulp Art Covers Amaze With Gorilla Fights, Bee Women, Luchador Longings [Art]
I consider myself a pretty big fan of both masked luchadores and pulp magazine cover art, so you can imagine how excited I was when I found something that combined them. Over at the great Monster Brains Blog, Aeron Alfrey has unearthed a phenomenal collection of Mexican pulp magazine covers, featuring everything from invisible men fighting gorillas to killer robots to the most melodramatic ghosts
‘La Mano Del Destino’ Brings Thrilling Luchador Mysticism To Comics — For Free
‘La Mano Del Destino’ Brings Thrilling Luchador Mysticism To Comics — For Free
If you've been reading ComicsAlliance for a while, then you're probably already aware that I'm a staunch advocate for getting more comics focuses on the amazing world of Mexican professional wrestling. Now, with J. Gonzo's La Mano del Destino from Castle and Key Publications, we've finally gotten the luchador comic I've been waiting for, with an incredible story of mysticism, revenge, and the dre
The 8 Greatest Luchadores in Comics
The 8 Greatest Luchadores in Comics
For the past few years, I've been hoping with all my might that masked Mexican wrestlers would follow the towering success of pirates and zombies to become the next big meme to hit comics, and this week's "Hellboy in Mexico" looks to bring that dream one step closer to reality. Hitting shelves, appropriately enough, on Cinco de Mayo, this comic has promised an El Santo and the Blue Demon