La Perdida A self-proclaimed "crunchy ethnic wannabe," Carla leaves the United States to explore her Latin American roots, but her expat experiment quickly heads south. Graphic Goal… 2006-03-07 Fiction Pantheon
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La Perdida (2006)

Details Release Date: Mar 07, 2006; Writer: Jessica Abel; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Pantheon

A self-proclaimed ''crunchy ethnic wannabe,'' Carla leaves the United States to explore her Latin American roots, but her expat experiment quickly heads south.

Graphic Goal
Jessica Abel brings the culture and chaos of Mexico City to life with expressive black-and-white illustrations and witty Spanglish dialogue.

Comix Effect
La Perdida is a sharp cautionary tale about the perils of shady friends and slippery cultural footing.

Originally posted Mar 31, 2006 Published in issue #871 Apr 07, 2006 Order article reprints