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Monday, October 12, 2020

Quino, The Creator of Mafalda ("BASTA!") RIP


Putting "Basta" in the SolderSmoke search box yields many blog posts.  The cry of ENOUGH! from six year-old Mafalda has been part of the podcast for many years and is now part of the SolderSmoke lexicon.   

https://soldersmoke.blogspot.com/search?q=Basta

We don't do a lot of obits on this blog (we try to keep it all upbeat) but the passing of Mafalda's creator Quino is news that many of you may have missed, and that I think merits mention here.  This link has a nice 3 minute report from NPR: 

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/04/920038792/mafalda-cartoonist-quino-dies-at-88

Adios Quino. Gracias por todo. 


1 comment:

  1. I hope Quino would approve: I've introduced Mafalda's cry of BASTA! to a facebook group protesting the injustice of a Government agency here in NZ (that has defecated on me, my wife and our grand-family of 5.

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