Ricardo García Lopez K-Hito (Ricardo García Lopez K-Hito)

Ricardo García Lopez K-Hito

Journalist, cartoonist and author. Born in Villanueva del Arzobispo, he worked as a post office employee but he soon started to contribute with the pseudonym of K-Hito to humour publications in Spain and France. In 1927 he founded the magazine of humour “Gutiérrez”, named after one of his characters, where he brought together a number of authors such as Jardiel, Mihura, Tono and Neville. The comic strip magazine “Macaco” followed and in 1932 he created the first animated cartoons ever produced in Spain.In 1940 he founded and became the editor of the general interest magazine “Dígame” where he wrote the bullfighting review for four decades. Between 1948 and 1954 he published a number of books written on a humorous note, except the one dedicated to the tragic death of the bullfighter Manolete. He died of a cardiac arrest. (bio by: Manuel Comerma)

Born

  • April, 03, 1890
  • Spain

Died

  • January, 01, 1984
  • Spain

Cemetery

  • Cementerio de la Almudena
  • Madrid
  • Spain

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