“It hit me about a year ago: I want to help others with their mental health issues. I’ve gotten the basics down on how to live with mental illness, but I know not everyone does.” –Kurt Morris
“My dad had a Xerox machine at his work when he got a promotion. I was like, “I gotta get my butt on that thing.” I was so psyched.” –Kathleen Hanna
“Loss is such an important part of life. Can you live, can you really, really live, if you haven’t survived?” – Miski Dee Rodriguez, City Mouse
Jaime Hernandez is more than a mere comic book writer or illustrator. He is part of La Familia Hernandez—Jaime (Xaime), Mario, and Gilbert (Beto)—a group of brothers who created the expansive world of Love and Rockets in 1981. It intertwines three separate narratives, one from each brother, across multiple locations within a creative universe still active today.
Puro Pinche Poetry—Gritos del Barrio was created by two long-time Razorcake contributors Ever Velasquez and Nicole Macias and is a platform to celebrate, elevate, and feature local Los Angeles-based, gender-nonconforming individuals, femmes of color writers, and poets.
Readings by Chris Terry, Donna Ramone, Sean Carswell, Jim Ruland, Alma Rosa, Cynthia Guardado, Violeta M. Tablilla-Esquivel, and a performance by PHAG. Photos by Amina Cruz and Jennifer Federico