Pedrito by William de la Torre

William de la Torre was the author of the Mexican comic strip 'Pedrito' ('Little Pedro'), which ran from 1948 to 1955. It was distributed nationwide through a small syndicate and therefore had a smaller circulation than Gus Arriola's 'Gordo'. However, the strip did appear in the USA and Canada. De la Torre's work appeared in the New Yorker between 1948 and 1953. The artist died in early 1955 at the age of 39.

Pedrito by William de la Torre

Last updated: 2012-04-09

Series and books by William De La Torre in stock in the Lambiek Webshop:


Since 1999, Lambiek presents the Comiclopedia as a free service to comic fans from all over the world. The database has expanded to over 12,000 biographies of international comic artists, and also has an extensive Dutch section about comics in the Netherlands.
For 15 years, the site was funded from the resources of our Amsterdam-based shop. However, the current economical circumstances make it difficult for us to maintain this service. At the moment the Comiclopedia's sole editor works for us free of charge, aided by a couple of (international) volunteers.

If you want to help us continue and improve our ever- expanding database, we would appreciate your donation through Paypal.