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Cristy C. Road
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"Cristy C. Road is a "bad ass." She has a list of published work that leaves me awed and inspired."--Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day
"Road's writing has long brought to vivid life the experiences of a queer-identified Latina punk rocker."--"Bitch" magazine
At its core, "Spit and Passion" is about the transformative moment when music crashes into a stifling adolescent bedroom and saves you. Suddenly, you belong. At twelve years old, Cristy C. Road is struggling to balance tradition in a Cuban Catholic family with her newfound queer identity, and begins a chronic obsession with the punk band Green Day. In this stunning graphic biography, Road renders the clash between her rich inner world of fantasy and the numbing suburban conformity she is surrounded by. She finds solace in the closet--where she lets her deep excitement about punk rock foment, and finds in that angst and euphoria a path to self-acceptance.
Cristy C. Road is a twenty-nine-year-old Cuban American artist and writer from Miami; she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. She has reached cult status for work that captures the beauty of the imperfect. Her career began with "Greenzine," a punk rock zine, which she made for ten years. She has since published "Indestructible," an illustrated novel about high school; "Distance Makes the Heart Grow Sick," a postcard book; and "Bad Habits," an illustrated love story about self-destruction and healing. She has also illustrated countless record album covers, book covers, political organization propaganda, and magazine articles.
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