Barrio Logan

Fourth annual Chicano-Con celebrates Latino voices

Fourth annual Chicano-Con celebrates Latino voices

Two miles south of the bustling San Diego Comic-Con resides another geeked-up event highlighting Latino voices: Chicano-Con.

For the fourth year, Border X Brewing in Barrio Logan will host this Latino-centered event spanning four days. 

David Favela, a co-owner of Border X Brewing, was an avid comic book reader who learned English through reading the picturesque publications. His fascination with the culture persisted but he found it difficult to gain access into the convention in downtown. 

"If it’s hard for me to get into Comic-Con, it must be extremely hard for kids in the barrio or their parents to get them in," said...

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