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Roberto Fontanarrosa


Roberto Alfredo Fontanarrosa was an Argentine cartoonist and writer. He was born in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, and he lived and worked there until his death. He was widely known by the affectionate nickname El Negro.

"People would say that I'm comic writer, at most, and that will be true. I don't care too much how people will define me as a writer. I don't want to be a Nobel laureate. It will be enough for me if anyone tells me 'I laughed my ass off with your book.'"

Fontanarrosa began his career writing and drawing comic strips and later branched out into writing narrative with short stories, especially about football (soccer). His better known strips are Inodoro Pereyra, featuring a gaucho and his talking dog Mendieta, and the hitman Boogie el Aceitoso (which came to life as a Dirty Harry parody).

Related websites

La web de Fontanarrosa - Roberto Fontanarrosa - Biografia

Roberto Fontanarrosa

Problemas de salud obligan a Fontanarrosa a dejar de dibujar

Fallecio el Negro Fontanarrosa

Rosario de luto: murio Fontanarrosa

Emotivo adios al Negro Fontanarrosa

Un artista genial, que es un sello del mejor humor argentino

Aplausos y lagrimas en la despedida a Fontanarrosa

El imposible adios a un verdadero grande

Duelo de la Cultura Nacional

La Cultura Nacional de duelo y banderas a media asta por el Negro

Official page

Short biography

Interview about latin football

Biography and work

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