Preview La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo From Image/Top Cow

by Olly MacNamee

La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo is a new original graphic novel by writer Henry Barajas, artist J. Gonzo and letterer Bernardo Brice, from Image Comics/Top Cow, telling the story of Ramon Jaurigue’s recollection of his life and the roll he played in co-founding the Mexican, American, Yaqui, and Others (M.A.Y.O.) organization and the personal fallout that occurred as a result. A very niche title, I would imagine, but looking at the preview, a well presented book, and something a bit different too. It’ll be out Wednesday, November 13, so do ask your LCBS to order you a copy.

La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo is based on the oral history of Ramon Jaurigue, an orphan and WWII veteran who co-founded the Mexican, American, Yaqui, and Others (M.A.Y.O.) organization, which successfully lobbied the Tucson City Council to improve living and working conditions for members of the Pascua Yaqui tribe—paving the way to their federal recognition. Meanwhile, Ramon’s home life suffered as his focus was pulled from his family to the wider community, and from domesticity to the adrenaline of the campaign

Olly MacNamee

A unashamed DC Comics fan and sometime teacher for over 20 years! I got lucky and found the escape hatch. Now, I just read and write about comics all day long. Co-host of the ICE-Cast podcast and one third of the brains behind Birmingham's street art and graffiti festival High Vis Fest.

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