Javier Cruz Winnik began his career selling his drawings at comic cons and landed an opportunity to do sketchcards for UpperDeck! Seeing no stories about Puerto Ricans in the school he worked at, he self-published a book, titled "A Reason to Smile!" which stars a little Puerto Rican girl from NYC, showing the positive side of Puerto Ricans in Pop Culture. He's since created 3 books with 2 on the way, all funded on Kickstarter, and has gone on to sell over 3,000 copies! He has since created stories for Puerto Rico Strong (LionForge) and Ricanstruction (Somos Arte/DC).
Connect with Javier:https://www.thecurv.com/ https://twitter.com/thalearningcurv https://www.facebook.com/thecurv https://www.instagram.com/thelearningcurv/
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