Llamame Iggy (Call Me Iggy, Spanish Language Edition) (Paperback)

Llamame Iggy (Call Me Iggy, Spanish Language Edition) By Jorge Aguirre, Rafael Rosado (Illustrator), Fernando Lujan Gomez (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jorge Aguirre, Rafael Rosado (Illustrator), Fernando Lujan Gomez (Translated by)
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The Spanish edition of Call Me Iggy, a young adult graphic novel about a Colombian American teen who gets help from his grandfather's ghost to win over his crush.

Iggy lo tenía todo tan fácil.

Ignacio “Iggy” García es un adolescente Colombiano-Americano nacido en Ohio que vive encantado de la vida. Su mundo da un gran giro luego de tropezar con Marisol (y su cafecito) en la escuela, Entre la escuela, el trabajo, su familia y una batalla cada vez más difícil para conseguir sus documentos de residencia permanente, Marisol anda muy ocupada para fijarse siquiera en Iggy.

Mientras Iggy se estresa por ver cómo hacer para que Marisol se interese en él, su abuelo viene a socorrerlo. Pero, no solo está muerto su abuelo, sino que además él le da pésimos consejos de amor. Los peores. Con su abuelo entrometiendose, la vida de Iggy empieza empieza a desmoronarse mientras él toma un nuevo camino de autodescubrimiento.

Iggy had it so easy.

Ignacio “Iggy” Garcia is an Ohio-born Colombian American teen living his best life. After bumping into Marisol (and her coffee) at school, Iggy’s world is spun around. But Marisol has too much going on to be bothered with the likes of Iggy. She has school, work, family, and the uphill battle of getting her legal papers.

As Iggy stresses over how to get Marisol to like him, his grandfather comes to the rescue. The thing is, not only is his abuelito dead, but he also gives terrible love advice. The worst. And so, with his ghost abuelito’s meddling, Iggy’s life begins to unravel as he sets off on a journey of self-discovery.

About the Author

Jorge Aguirre is an author and two-time Emmy-nominated animation writer. He co-created and wrote the graphic novel series, The CHRONICLES OF CLAUDETTE. The New York Times called the first book in the series, GIANTS BEWARE, a “Rollicking fun story.” It also received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was a nominee for a Texas Bluebonnet Award. He wrote the book, CALL ME IGGY, and is working on its sequel. He’s also writing a new graphic novel series, MONSTER LOCKER, with art by Andrés Vera Martínez. His animation work includes co-creating Disney Junior's GOLDIE & BEAR. He's the Head Writer and Co-EP for the PBS Kids/Fred Rogers Production show ALMA'S WAY. A Colombian-American born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Jorge calls the great state of New Jersey home.

Born in Puerto Rico and based in Columbus, Ohio, Rafael Rosado is a seasoned writer, director and storyboard artist for the animation industry. He began his career at Character Builders in Columbus, Ohio as an assistant animator. He quickly worked his way up to become a character designer, storyboard artist and commercial director. During his tenure there he worked on such shows as Fox's Emmy Award-winning Life With Louie, HBO's Happily Ever After and Fox's Where in The World Is Carmen San Diego.

After leaving Character Builders in 1994, Rafael went to work for Warner Brothers Animation, storyboarding on Pinky and The Brain and Emmy nominated Animaniacs, for which he also wrote two episodes.

He was the recruited by the newly-founded Sony Television Animation division, where he worked on eleven shows including directing episodes of CBS's Project GeeKeR and NBC's Sammy. He was promoted to Supervising Director on Extreme Ghostbusters and Producer on Men In Black: The Animated Series.

After 5 years honing his skills in Los Angeles, Rafael moved back to Ohio to raise his family. He is now one of the most highly sought-after storyboard artists, working for major studios such as Warner Brothers, The Walt Disney Company, Sony, Universal and the Cartoon Network. Highly diverse, he has storyboarded on action, comedy and pre-school shows, shows as diverse as Boondocks, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Batman, The Venture Brothers and Curious George.

Rafael's first graphic novel, Giants Beware!, was published by First Second Books in early 2012. His short film The Tortured Clown was acquired by and featured on the Sundance Channel.

Fernando Lujan Gomez es un intérprete y traductor independiente colombiano-estadounidense nacido en la ciudad de Nueva York, NY. Ha escrito sobre los triunfos y las luchas de la población inmigrante de Nueva York para la sección The New New Yorkers, cubrió eventos y novedades de la música latina para la sección Latin Beat – ambas del periódico New York Newsday, y tambien colaboro en la revista La Hoja de Medellin en Colombia.

Fernando Lujan Gomez is a Colombian-American Freelance Interpreter and Translator born in New York City, NY.He has written regarding the triumphs and struggles of New York's new immigrant population for NY Newsday's The New New Yorkers section, covered Latin Music reviews and events for NY Newsday's Latin Beat Column and contributed feature articles for the Colombian publication, La Hoja de Medellín.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250911018
ISBN-10: 125091101X
Publisher: First Second
Publication Date: February 18th, 2025
Pages: 256
Language: Spanish