Pepe Orellana was a Chilean comics artist, who was mainly active during the 1960s and early 1970s. He contributed covers and interior art to many publications of Editorial Zig Zag, like Rocket, Mizomba El Intocable and Guerra. He began his career assisting Abel Romero on the daily strips 'Desfiladeros' and 'Gastón Neira' for El Mercurio. He eventually took over these strips completely. He additionally took assignments in the advertising field.