Sergio Aragonés

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Birthday
6, 1937
Birthplace
Valencia, Spain
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Valencia, Spain

About

Created the comic book Groo the Wanderer and provided work for Mad Magazine. An award, 'The Sergio,' was named after him and is given by the Comic Art Professional Society.

Before Fame

As a child, in Mexico, he would often get paid by classmates to complete the drawings for homework assignments.

Trivia

In 1992, he was the first Mexican man to win an Eisner Award. It was for his work Groo the Wanderer.

Family Life

After being born in Spain, his family moved to France and then Mexico, where he grew up.

Associated With

By the 500th issue of Mad Magazine in 2009, Aragones was second to Al Jaffee in contributions to the magazine (424 issues to 451 issues).