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Sergio Aragonés

Knowledge Identifier: +Sergio_Aragones


Sergio Aragones

Cartoonist and writer best known for his contributions to Mad Magazine and creator of the comic book Groo the Wanderer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1937.

Countries: United States (64%), Philippines (18%), Sweden (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Mark Evanier, Jerry Lewis, Al Feldstein

Linked to: Mad, Donner Party, Marvel Comics, University of Mexico




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Sergio Aragonés was born in 1937 add something


He made his first professional sale in 1954 when a high school classmate submitted his work to a magazine without telling Aragonés add something


According to the artist, he arrived in New York in 1962 with nothing but 20 dollars and his portfolio of drawings add something


In 1962, Aragonés moved to the United States add something


However, Aragonés has provided marginals for every issue of "Mad" since 1963 except one add something


"Mad" editor Al Feldstein and publisher Bill Gaines liked what they saw, and Aragonés became a contributor to the magazine in 1963 add something


In 1967, he began writing and illustrating full stories for various DC Comics titles, including "Angel and the Ape", "Inferior Five", "Young Romance", the company's Jerry Lewis comic book, and for various horror anthologies add something


Aragonés had created the humorous barbarian comic book "Groo the Wanderer" with Mark Evanier in the late 1970s, but the character did not appear in print until 1982 add something


Woodstock - In April 1970, "Mad" magazine published a poem by Frank Jacobs and illustrated by Sergio Aragonés titled "I Remember, I Remember The Wondrous Woodstock Music Fair" that parodies the traffic jams and the challenges of getting close enough to actually hear the music


On 2 December 1982, Marty Feldman died from a heart attack in a hotel room in Mexico City add something


" In 1985 he was awarded the Adamson Award for Best International Comic-Strip or Comic Book work in Sweden add something


He received the National Cartoonist Society Comic Book Award for 1986, their Humor Comic Book Award for 1973, 1974, and 1976, their Magazine and Book Illustration Award for 1989, their Special Features Award for 1977, their Gag Cartoon Award for 1983, and their Reuben Award in 1996 for his work on "Mad" and "Groo the Wanderer add something


He won the Harvey Award Special Award for Humor in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2001 add something


In 1992 he became the first Mexican ever to win the Eisner Award for his work in "Groo the Wanderer", along Mark Evanier add something


In 2002, writer Mark Evanier estimated that Aragonés had written and drawn more than 12,000 gag cartoons for "Mad" alone add something


In 2003 he was awarded La Plumilla de Plata in Mexico add something


In 2009, an exhibition, "Mad About Sergio", was held at the Ojai Valley Museum add something


With the publication of the 500th issue in 2009, Aragonés' work had appeared in 424 issues of "Mad", second only to Al Jaffee add something


He appeared as his own preserved head in the 99th episode of "Futurama" hosting the only "Actual Comic Book Booth" at Comic Con 2010 add something


Mad (magazine) - In 2010, Sergio Aragones said, "Mad is written by people who never thought 'Okay, I'm going to write for kids,' or 'I'm going to write for adults


He won the Icon award from Comic-Con International in 2016 add something