Flip, by Armando Salas

Armando Salas Martinez was born in Galicia, Spain in 1946. He studied drawing as well as banking, and got himself a job at a bank which allowed him to create comics and cartoons in his spare time. Salas has made comics in several genres, from erotic comics to newspaper strips. In 1967 he started his professional comics career with magazine Diez Minutos and fanzine Comics Camp, Comics In. For the latter he created 'Saturday', a parody on 'Sunday' by Victor de la Fuente. His ironic style soon landed him a job in the staff of newspaper El Correo Gallego, at the same time contributing to Pueblo, Doblon and Todo Television (where he made 'Don Teleneco'). In 1972, he started working for newspaper Ferrol Diario.

comic art by Armando Salas
published in newspaper "Diario de Ferrol"

Armando Salas created the famous series 'El Eden' (later named 'Adan') for comic magazine El Globo. Other series by Salas are 'Jauja', 'Colas', 'La Bruja Merlina' (1981), 'Flip' (1982), 'Mayurí' (1992), 'Kiko' (1995) and 'Maruja' (1995). In the 1990s, Salas contributed his work to magazines Telenovela and Comicguia. Nowadays, he is publishing a daily strip in newspapers Diario de Ferrol, El Correo Gallego, Diario de Arousa and El Ideal Gallego.

Flip, by Armando Salas

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