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Antonio Prohias

 (1921 - 1998)
Antonio Prohias was active/lived in United States.  Antonio Prohias is known for comic strip.

Biography   Antonio Prohias


Antonio Prohias (b.1921 / d.1998)

Antonio Prohias was born in Cienfuego, Cuba on January 17, 1921.

Prohias, at an early age, became interested in drawing.  During the 1950s, many of his drawing appeared in political magazines in Cuba, making fun of Castro.  However, this  made Prohias many enemies due to his political views and making his life difficult.

Prohias fled the country on May 1, 1960 just before Castro seized control of the countie's presses to avoid being arrested.  With very little money, Prohias arrive in the United States.  He began searching for magazines to show his work.

Prohias sent in a short cartoon in 1961 to MAD Magazine.  MAD ran the cartoon in the January, 19   ...  Displaying 750 of 1231 characters.

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Mad #60 "Spy vs. Spy" Page Original Art (EC, 1961)
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First Spy vs Spy Submissions to Mad Magazine Original Art (1960)
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