Comics’ Own Martyr: Héctor Oesterheld’s Life and Death

Picture of Oesterheld and artist Felix Saborido’s poster from the October 1983 edition of Feriado Nacional.
Hora Cero promotional material, various artists.
The Oesterheld family. Photograph by Emilio Fermin Mignone.
The Eternaut (Fantagraphics, 2015), art by Francisco Solano Lopez.
Oesterheld with Hora Cero. CVAA (Centro Virtual de Arte Argentina).
The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo in the 1980s. Horacio Villalobos/Corbis/Getty Images.
Oesterheld and family. Photograph by Martín M. Oesterheld.
The Life of Che, art by Enrique and Alberto Breccia. Cover from Kirk Magazine edition.
Junta on patrol in 1976. Photograph by Eduardo Di Baia/AP.
The Eternaut (Fantagraphics, 2015), art by Francisco Solano Lopez.
Lt. Jorge Rafael, coup leader, and other junta members. EPA / Prensa Latina Images.
The Eternaut (Fantagraphics, 2015), art by Francisco Solano Lopez.
The Oesterheld-Sanchez house, a historical landmark. Espacio Memoria.

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CJ Standal

CJ Standal

Former teacher, current writer/publisher and worker in healthcare software. Lifelong nerd, especially comics. Find out more at cjstandalproductions.com.