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Comic Creator

Corky Trinidad

Francisco Flores Trinidad Jr.

(26 May 1939, The Philippines - 13 February 2009, USA)  United States

Corky Trinidad

Zeus by Corky Trinidad

Corky Trinidad was an American cartoonist and comic artist of Filipino origins. He was the editorial cartoonist with the Honolulu Star-Bulletin since 1969, and was known was his heavy criticism of Hawaiian politicians and the Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Several of his cartoons regarding the subject were collected in the 1986 book 'Marcos: The Rise and Fall of a Regime'.

His comic 'Nguyen Charlie' appeared in the army magazine Stars & Stripes. He also made the syndicated comic strips 'Zeus' (1979) and 'Aloha Eden', both showing his passion for ancient mythology. Trinidad's work was furthermore published in the International Herald Tribune, the Danish daily Politiken, the Buenos Aires Herald, the Manila Chronicle and the British magazine Punch. Trinidad also taught cartooning at the University of Hawaii. He passed away from pancreatic cancer in February 2009.

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