Gabriel Vargas

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Birthday
5, 1915
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
May 25, 2010 (95)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1915
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
May 25, 2010 (95)

About

Influential Mexican cartoonist of the twentieth century. His award-winning comic strip, La Familia Burrón, premiered in 1937.

Before Fame

At the age of thirteen, he began working as an artist for a Mexico City newspaper called Excélsior.

Trivia

He was the 1983 recipient of the Mexican National Prize in Journalism and the 2003 winner of the Mexican Prize in the Arts and Sciences.

Family Life

He and his more than ten brothers and sisters grew up in Tulancingo and Mexico City.

Associated With

He and Sergio Aragones both penned popular Mexican comics.