How Cuba’s Greatest Cartoonist Fled From Castro and Created ‘Spy vs. Spy’

I’ve always been a fan of Spy vs. Spy, the Cold War era wordless comic about two opposing agents trying to foil and/or kill each other. The slapstick, the subtle satire, and–of course–the abstract character design. I never knew the creator was actually a Cuban political refugee accused of espionage himself!

One day a Cuban illustrator walked unannounced into the MAD Magazine offices, and the rest is history.

Source: How Cuba’s Greatest Cartoonist Fled From Castro and Created ‘Spy vs. Spy’ | Atlas Obscura

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