Daantje Doorsnee (1972, Dutch edition of 'Candido')
José Luis Martin Mena is a Madrilian comic artist and humorist, best known for his silent comic 'Cándído'. In the early 1940s Mena was present in Flechas y Pelayos with series like 'Catapún Chinchón' and 'El Fakir Fernández', and in Maravillas with 'Pocopelo y Don Renato'.
He was a regular contributor to the monthly La Codorniz since 1953, making humorous observations of everyday life. His comic strip 'Cándído' commenced publication in the Madrilian paper ABC in 1970, and has also been syndicated internationally. Mena additionally published in magazines and papers like Boy ('Jim Despiste, Reporter'), Arriba, Balalaika, Blanco y Negro, El Jueves, Can Can, Minicar and Trampolin.