Comic Creator

Percy Eaglehurst


(29 April 1922 - 11 July 2013, Chile)  Chile

Percy  Eaglehurst

Pepe Antartico by Percy

Percy Eaglehurst Ramos, also known as simply Percy, was one of the icons of Chilean comics. He is best known as the creator of the famous Chilean comic character 'Pepe Antártico'. Percy was born in Antofagasta as the son of an English engineer and settled in Santiago to study at the University. He contributed to local and regional papers like Pollo Tejada, El Cabrito, Topaze and El Día.

Pepe Antartico by PercyPepe Antartico by Percy

It was in La Última Hora in April 1947 that he first drew his playboy character 'Pepe Antártico'. The comic has been published for over 40 years in the daily La Tercera and has in recent years appeared in La Cuarta. The character has had its own magazine and television adaptation. Percy Eaglehurst continued to draw his character until his death at age 92 in July 2013.

Pepe Antartico by Percy

Laatste update: 2013-07-12

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