Javier Hernandez is a cartoonist and independent publisher. He launched his imprint Los Comex in 1998 with his first title EL MUERTO. A live-action adaptation of EL MUERTO was released in 2007, starring Wilmer Valderrama, for which Javier served as Associate Producer. In 2011, he co-founded the Latino Comics Expo, the nation’s first convention dedicated to spotlighting the work of Latino creators in comics and pop culture. Since 2013, he’s been teaching comic book classes, and also lectures on Latino comics at libraries and museums.