Meet Rius, whose legacy lives on

English 13/08/2017 14:43 Newsroom Mexico City EL UNIVERSAL in English Actualizada 14:47

Rius left us the "Bible of the caricature", according to college Boligán

He worked in the weekly children's supplement by EL UNIVERSAL called "Mi Mundo" (My World) in 1977, for 31 consecutive Sundays (Newspaper library EL UNIVERSAL)

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Rius was famous for his comic books "Los Agachados" (The Submissives) and "Supermachos", where he explored the social issues of Mexico (Taken from EL UNIVERSAL TV)

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In "Supermachos", the protagonist was Juan Calzónzin, a very knowledgeable indigenous man who was well-versed in philosophy and global politics (File photo/EL UNIVERSAL and AMAZON)

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Rius was a critic of political systems and society, and his legacy has become part of Mexican history (File photo/EL UNIVERSAL)

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"There is much to see in his work, much to analyze. He left us the task of questioning the world we live in," said Ángel Boligán during an interview.