Francisco Darnís, Jabato generation

Francisco Darnís, Jabato generation

Darnís drawing. Photo: Silvia Darnís Francisco Darnís, Jabato generation I think that the most interesting chapters in the biographies of the authors are those that come directly from the memories and voices of the people who lived with them. I met Silvia Darnís a few … Read more

When advertising was drawn

When advertising was drawn

1950 Clarion radio advertisement When advertising was drawn I remember seeing in Barcelona, and other cities, those huge canvases with incredible paintings hanging from the doors of cinemas announcing the latest premiere. Those were times when cartoonists were not yet afraid of photography or any … Read more

8 million dollars drawing cartoons, in 1933

8 million dollars drawing cartoons, in 1933

  A lucky group of some 200 press cartoonists earned between 200 and 1000 dollars a day, these artists moved in an industry that generated 8 million dollars… from 1933. Some of them could earn up to 7000 dollars a week, these numbers are even … Read more

Comics of the Spanish Civil War, Children and Propaganda 1936-1939

Comics of the Spanish Civil War, Children and Propaganda 1936-1939

Note the “subliminal” relationship between “red” and murderer as children’s reading. Some images of Spanish Civil War comics from the exhibition, Children and Propaganda 1936-1939. Publications for children that had no sex but did call for violence at the top of their voices, including evangelism. … Read more

Juan Valdez v. Mike Peters

Juan Valdez v. Mike Peters

Juan Valdez v Mike Peters lawsuit object cartoon Cartoon 1 Mother Goose: Mmm, fresh Colombian coffee in the morning. Ralph: You know there’s a big crime syndicate in Colombia… Cartoon 2 Ralph: So, when they say there’s a little bit of Juan Valdez in every … Read more