Public Figure Profiles

Manuel Vazquez Gallego

Manuel Vázquez Gallego (1930 in Madrid – 1995 in Barcelona), was a Spanish cartoonist. He was one of the most important artists of Editorial Bruguera.

His family were friends with comedians Wenceslao Fernández Flórez and Enrique Jardiel Poncela, who influenced Vázquez's humor.

Vázquez started to publish in the 1940s in a new magazine. He started to publish in Editorial Bruguera in 1947. He created a lot of characters, for example: Las hermanas Gilda (The Gilda Sisters) (The adventures of two very different sisters), Anacleto, agente secreto (Anacleto, Secret Agent) (A surrealist parody of James Bond), La familia Cebolleta (The Scallion Family) or El tío Vázquez (Uncle Vázquez) (A self- parody)

When Editorial Bruguera disappeared he also joined in adult magazines such as El Papus or Makoki with the alias Sappo. Vázquez died in 1995.

The character of the rooftop debtor in the cartoon 13, Rue del Percebe was based on Vázquez by Francisco Ibáñez.

Ibáñez considered Vázquez the most agile cartoonist, the funniest in Spanish comics.There is a 2010 biopic film based on his life called El gran Vázquez directed by Óscar Aibar and starring Santiago Segura. [1]

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Some of their strengths

Manuel Vazquez Gallego has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Altruistic, Independent, Adventurous, Energetic, Generous, Honest, and Intuitive.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Manuel Vazquez Gallego is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Manuel Vazquez Gallego well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Active and Ambitious

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Manuel Vazquez Gallego as someone who is active, ambitious, bold, and courageous.

A person who is driven and organized, is wise with money, who knows how to tell a good story, likes physical activity, and who loves learning.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Manuel Vazquez Gallego is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is charismatic, compassionate, and understanding, and who is interested in expressing themselves through writing, public speaking, or teaching.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Manuel Vazquez Gallego tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Manuel Vazquez Gallego's challenges

While Manuel Vazquez Gallego has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Manuel Vazquez Gallego can be Impulsive, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Careless, Short-tempered, Aggressive, and Callous.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Manuel Vazquez Gallego's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Impulsive and Aggressive

Manuel Vazquez Gallego is someone who can be impulsive, aggressive, and confrontational, can have difficulty listening to others, be moody and high strung, have conflict with authority figures, be too judgmental of others, and who can be overindulgent and extravagant.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Manuel Vazquez Gallego also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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