Gus Arriola passed away

Gordo, by Gus ArriolaIl cartoonist Gustavo Montano (Gus) Arriola, creatore di Gordo, č morto il 2 febbraio 2008. Era nato in Arizona il 17 luglio 1917. Lavorņ alla sua famosa striscia di ambientazione messicana fino al 1985.

 "Cartoonist Gus Arriola, whose long-running "Gordo" was one of the first syndicated comic strips to celebrate Hispanic culture, died Saturday following a lengthy illness, according to his publicist. He was 90 years old. Arriola, who had suffered from Parkinson's disease for some time, died at home in Carmel Saturday with his wife, Mary Frances, by his side, according to publicist Alan Richman. Arriola, who was born in Arizona but of Mexican-American descent, started drawing "Gordo" in 1941 and his strip... " Full article: MercuryNews.

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