“Barras El Comic” is an independently comic out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, entirely hand drawn and written by artist Emilio Utrera. The project began in October of 2013 telling stories of the violent relationships between the organized fan groups of Argentina known as Barras Bravas.
The goal of the magazines is to celebrate, and understand the passion for a football team. The energy fans feel together united under one flag, and more than the violent caricatures Urtera depicts. Football fans are often demonized and criminalized, and the goal of Barras El Comic is to play on this stereotype, turning our perceptions into larger than life characters.
Here is a sampling of his work: