Hector Rodríguez was an Argentine artist, specialized in sport themes. He drew for magazines like Racing and Mundo Deportivo and the dailies Crítica and Democracia. He additionally drew for PBT and Caras y Caretas. His best known character was 'El Nuevo Rico', which he created in the 1930s. In the early 1970s he illustrated the biographical soccer series 'Idolos del Fútbal' in D'Artagnan and El Tony.