Being raised in matriarchies, Kayden Phoenix 's heroes were always females. From her mom who taught her she can do anything, to her Great Aunt, whom she remembers always running up to first to pay her respects, females were always at the forefront.
Being heavily influenced by her family, especially her close cousins who served in the Marines, Kayden wanted to create a superhero that protects her country, even if it means going against her own government to do so.
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This is Kayden's 2nd of 5 Latina superheroes in the A La Brava Universe. The first being JALISCO
Eva Cabrera is a Mexican vegan comic artist; nominated for the GLAAD Award and the Will Eisner Award.
Since childhood Eva has been fascinated by telling stories through drawings. Little by little she developed as a female artist within the industry of her country, which has been very important for her to represent the creative women in Mexico. Together, with her friend, Claudia Aguirre, they founded Boudika Comics to inspire new creative women.
Gloria Felix is a Mexican Illustrator and Visual Development artist living in LA.
Born and raised in Uruapan, Michoacan, the strong women in her family and her culture are some of her biggest inspirations when it comes to creating art. As a women of color, she believes it's extremely important to show representation in all sorts of media and to fight for equal rights for everyone.
Sandra Romero is a first generation Mexican-American Graphic Designer based in the Central Valley of California.
Growing up, she was drawn to powerful female role models in cartoons and media. Sandra values her relationship and friendship with her mother. Following her mother's advice, she pursued higher education to be able to work on art, graphics, and projects with female leads in hopes of inspiring and providing little girls with confident and determined role models to look up to.