From June 15 to November 17, 2021
Pulgarcito magazine was one of the longest-lived in the history of Spanish comics, remaining in the memory of many generations. In its pages they published some of the most prominent local comic strip cartoonists and the most popular characters of the Spanish humor comic of all time were born.
In 2021 it will be 100 years since its appearance. Pulgarcito was born in 1921 in a growing market for children’s publications, surviving until 1939. In December 1946, published by Editorial Bruguera, it would begin its most remembered stage, ending in 1981. At the same time, the title Pulgarcito also appeared in other magazines which were published between 1949 and 1987.
We will talk about all this in the exhibition 100 years of Pulgarcito. We will talk about its history, its authors, ita characters, we can enjoy its covers, pages from its main series, some originals from its creators. Among its authors, it is worth highlighting among many others: Cifré, Conti, Escobar, Eugenio Giner, Ibáñez, Iranzo, Jorge, Martz Schmidt, Nadal, Peñarroya, Raf, Segura or Vázquez.
Tribulete, el inspector Dan, la familia Pepe, Carpanta, don Pío, Zipi y Zape, doña Urraca, las hermanas Gilda, Carioco, Pascual, el doctor Cataplasma, Rigoberto Picaporte, Mortadelo y Filemón and Olegario, among others, await you in this sense but passionate tribute to Pulgarcito.