DMC Comics introduces Puerto Rican Teen Superhero LAK6 to the world

Darry Makes Comics (DMC), the comics company co-created by Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of hip hop group Run-DMC has given the comics community a new superhero, Puerto Rican teen Leticia Lebron AKA LAK6.

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LAK6 is a middle school student by day, helper to series star vigilante DMC (based on McDaniels himself) by night in 1985 New York. According to the HuffPost:

Miranda-Rodriguez described the influences behind LAK6’s Latino roots and how the character took shape, noting that the teen hero was inspired by graffiti artist Lady Pink as well as Iris Morales, a member of the Young Lords activist group. Her foster parents are based on Puerto Rican activists Lolita Lebron and Pedro Albizu Campos.

You can read more about it here, as well as seeing several pages of artwork. You can purchase the comic at the link to DMC Comic above.

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