Comic Creator

René Mederos

(20 November 1933 - 24 September 1996, Cuba)  Cuba

René  Mederos

Fefo el cuentero. La decisión y el valor by Rene Mederos

Felix René Mederos Pazos was a prominent Cuban poster artist and graphic designer. Born in Sagua la Grande, he began his career in a Havana printshop in 1944. He became chief designer for Cuba's principal TV station in 1959 and from 1964, he designed many posters for the propaganda organization Intercommunications and the Department of Revolutionary Orientation. He travelled to Vietnam to paint scenes of the war in 1969, and is also known for his series of "vallas" (12-sheet billboards) on the history of the Cuban Revolution, and his mural series on Che Guevara. In 1990 he made the comic story 'Fefo el cuentero. La decisión y el valor' in cooperation with Manolo Pérez Alfaro for Cómicos. The artist died of cancer in Havana in 1996.

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Last updated: 2014-04-19

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