Spanish cartoonist, Forges, Died at 76


Antonio Fraguas de Pablo, better known as Forges was born on 17 January 1942 and died 22 February 2018.

He was a Spanish graphic humorist.

De Pablo artistic name was based on the translation to Catalan of the word “fraguas”.

De Pablo has directed two films (País S.A., 1975, and El bengador Gusticiero y su pastelera madre, 1977) and four humor series on television, El Muliñandupelicascarabajo (1968), Nosotros (1969) and 24 horas aquí (1976), on TVE; and Deforme semanal (1991), on Telemadrid with his brother José María Fraguas.

While working on the radio, he has takenpart in programs such as Protagonistas, by Luis del Olmo and La Ventana by Javier Sardá and Gemma Nierga, and before his death he did it in No es un día cualquiera, by RNE, with Pepa Fernández.

In addition, in 2014 he presented and directed the television program Pecadores impequeibols in La 2 de TVE.

De Pablo died on February 22, 2018 in Madrid, a victim of pancreatic cancer.

He passed away at 76 years old.