READ THE TERRIBLE TWELVES VIA TAPASTIC!

READ THE TERRIBLE TWELVES VIA TAPASTIC!
A YA fantasy by Emily Devenport and Ernest Hogan

Friday, September 28, 2012

CHICANONAUTICA MEETS FEDERICO SCHAFFLER





The latest Chicanonautica, over at La Bloga, documents my meeting with Mexican science fiction writer Federico Schaffler, and how we're going to write a story that exploits the weirdness generating from the U.S. Mexico border, and Arizona. In celebration of our quixotic project, here's some variations on the theme:

Down in Mexico, the street does find it's own uses for technology, and art, and gets stark, raving sci-fi:


Up norte, Chicano mad scientists do the same:


And to a lot of gringos, Mexico is just a whole lot of monster movie stuff:


They also see Borderlandia as an expansion of a Brave New Third World:


Meanwhile, others are trying to cook up their own transborder utopias:


Yes, amigos, crossing borders is easy – and fun! You should try it sometime:

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