No Messing with Rupert, by Oscar Zarate
'No Messing With Rupert'. 

Oscar Zárate is an Argentine comic art. He has been an admirer of artists like Hugo Pratt, Milton Caniff, Frank Robbins and Bob Schoenke since his youth. He decided to become a comic artist. He studied architecture and worked in advertisement before he left Argentina and moved to Europe. Zarate illustrated some children's books and made the comic adaptations 'Lenin for Beginners', 'Freud for Beginners', and 'Faustus'. After creating some short stories for several European magazines like Crisis! (stories by Carlos Sampayo), Zárate made the popular comic 'A Small Killing' with writer Alan Moore. This book won them an Eisner Award (1994). 

Zárate was one of several cartoonists to make a contribution to 'Spitting Image. The Giant Komic Book' (Pyramid Book Ltd & Octopus Publishing Group, 1988), a comic book based on the satirical puppet TV show 'Spitting Image' by Peter Fluck and Roger Law.

comic art by Oscar Zarate
Comic art by Oscar Zárate.

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