Author: Carlos Monsiváis
Size: 18.3 x 26 cm
Publication year: 2009
€28.00 $32.00 MXN350.00
This book gather essays by Carlos Monsiváis, Rafael Barajas el Fisgón, and Francisco Vargas, who approach the work of Gabriel Vargas and Eduardo del Río (Rius) from the perspectives of urban popular culture and the origin and evolution of the Mexican comic strip. The volume includes a list of cartoonists, publications, and secondary literature dedicated to the subject.
We see here how Vargas and Rius join hands with José Guadalupe Posada, Leopoldo Méndez, Hugo Brehme, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Agustín Jiménez, Alfredo Zalce, and Abel Quezada, other artists who have depicted the everyday life of the Mexican people in countryside and city.