Roberto Suárez Gil was born in Gijón, Asturia, and began his career drawing for the daily La Nueva España in 1948. From the 1950s through the early 1970s he drew series like 'El Capitán Centollo' for Tin-Tan Valentín, 'Tarsilo' and 'Kikelín y Frescolina' in Kikelín, and 'Peluco' and 'Peter Tachuela' in Manuela. He was an occasional contributor to publisher Valenciana magazines in the 1970s and the early 1980s until the publisher folded in 1985. In Jaimito he published the series 'Rufo Mantilla', 'Mister H', 'Al-Patatoe' and 'Petronilo'. In Pumby he published the series 'Los Arqueólogos'.