Mister No by Orestes Suarez Lemus
Mister No (1995)

Cuban comic artist Orestes Suárez Lemus was born in Pinar del Río. He was an electrician and a maintenance worker in a mattress factory before beginning his artistic career with the magazine Pioneros in the late 1970s. He made several illustrations for the magazine, and later also for Pásalo and Zunzún.

Cover art by Orestes Suarez LemusCover art by Orestes Suarez

From 1979, he made his first comics in cooperation with writer Ernesto Padrón Blanco, such as 'Viaje de Exploración a un Extraño Dibujo' and 'Inés, Aldo y Beto en: La emboscada'. Orestes proved to be capable to draw in several styles, varying from realism to grotesque humour and tender children's stories.

Un cuento mudo by Orestes
Un cuento mudo (Pasalo, 1984)

Among his credits are 'Vitralitos. Cada loco con su tema' and 'Camila' in Cómicos (1989-1990), 'Me voy a España' with Ana Nuñez Machín in Pablo (1985) and 'Yakro' in the collection Historietas of Editorial Pablo de la Torriente (1990). In 1995, he drew 'Razza Selvaggia', an episode of 'Mister No' for the Italian publisher Bonelli.

Vitralitos by Orestes Suarez
Vitralitos. Cada loco con su tema

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Last updated: 2014-04-19

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