Comic Creator

Gaspar González Díaz

Gaspar, Gasparito

(b. 24 July 1938, Cuba)  Cuba

Gaspar  González Díaz

Chicho Duranon by Gaspar Gonzalez

Gaspar González Díaz was born in Manzanillo in the south of Cuba. He attended the Garcés Art Academy, where his classmates gave him the nickname Gasparito. He began his career in 1956 with an advertising agency. After the Cuban Revolution of 1959, he ventured into the world of television together with Manuel Acevedo Laborde, Palmieri, Manuel Lamar and Fresquito Fresquet. The team produced animated films like 'El Loro Granjero', 'El Cofre' and 'Cuidemos nuestras flores'.

González is best-known for creating 'Chuncha' in 1965. The old lady starred in comic strips that were published in publications like Muñequitos and the daily El Muñe, but most notably in a series of animated cartoons. Gaspar also drew 'Musulungo' for Ediciones en Colores, and was part of Fidel Morales' team of ©Linéa magazine. He worked with Lillo on the comic strip 'Chicho Durañón' in Mello.

Chuncha by Gaspar Gonzalez

Last updated: 2014-04-19

Series and books by Gaspar González Díaz 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.