There’s definitely something that draws a convention attendee to a booth with a poster of a guitar-playing humanoid with a taco for a head. Put that together with the name Punk Taco and it’s intriguing. Add a win for 2019’s Ringo for the Best Kid’s Comic or Graphic Novel and it’s downright impossible not to want to figure out how this thing was made! So that’s just what I did, chatting with co-creator Adam Wallenta about the origins of Punk Taco and what it was like to share a Ringo with his elementary-aged co-creator.

By Eric Mesa

Eric was an avid comic reader in the late 1990s. He then took a hiatus from comic reading until 2011 when he dove head-first back into comics. Back in the 90s Eric only read Marvel comics although he loved Batman: The Animated Series. After a 2 year dalliance (2011-2013) with Marvel and DC, Eric now almost exclusively reads Image Comics.

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