martes, 29 de septiembre de 2015

September 29: The Argentine cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, better known by his pen name or pseudonym “Quino” publishes the "comic strip" with the name of Mafalda in 1964.

Quino and Mafalda

Quino was an Argentine cartoonist who drew a middle-class girl from Argentina and expressed his thoughts through her on the real situations of the late twentieth and early 21st century.

Joaquin Salvador Lavado Badger published his cartoonist drawings in Argentina, from 1964 to 1973. Mafalda features a 6-year-old girl, who depicts the Argentinian middle class and progressive youth.

Mafalda starred as a girl of progressive middle class expressing her thoughts in terms of the Latin American reality, world peace, and young thinking against establishment, society, family and even politics.

Publication of Mafalda was so successful that it was translated into more than 30 languages, expressing uneasiness with the surrounding world left by their parents.