Quino was named Doctor Honoris Causa

Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejon, humorist and cartoonist, better known as Quino, was named yesterday Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Buenos Aires. At the same event an acknowledgment diploma was awarded to the D la Flor Editions, editorial house responsible for publishing...

Quino, the creator of Mafalda, turns 82

Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, better known as Quino, turns today 82. Born in July 17, 1932 in Mendoza, Argentina, in 1945 he enters the School of Fine Arts of that city, motivated by his uncle. In 1954 he published his first page of comics in the weekly “Esto es”, so...

Quino received the Prince of Asturias award

Joaquín Salvador Lavado, Argentine scriptwriter and cartoonist, better known as Quino, received on Wednesday the Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities 2014. Quino, creator of the cartoon strip Mafalda, a girl who does not like soup and is concerned for the...

At 81 years old, `Quino´ celebrates 50 years of Mafalda

Quino told the Efe agency amid the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Mafalda, that this is a `another drawing´. `I’m like a carpenter who makes furniture, and Mafalda is furniture that came out well, nice, but for me is still a piece of furniture, and I do this for the...

Quino confesses that his eyes did not allow him to continue drawing

Argentine writer and humor cartoonist, Joaquin Salvador Lavado, known worldwide as Quino, announced that he has stopped drawing because of difficulties in his vision. “I want to keep drawing but  my eyes does not let me,” he confessed during an interview with Mexican...

Quino celebrates his 81 years of life

The Latin America’s most iconic cartoonist turns 81, and we remember him with a small report of his life. Son of Spanish immigrants, Joaquín Salvador Lavado was born in Mendoza, Argentina during the military dictatorship in 1932. Inmediatly his family nicknamed him Quino,...