Blasco (Jesús Blasco Monterde), considered one of the masters of Spanish comics, made his comics debut in 1935, working on the Spanish version of the Disney Mickey magazine, then creating 'Cuto', one of his best-known characters, for Boliche. Other early credits include work for Chicos, still working on 'Cuto' and several adventure and science-fiction comics.
|Cuto for Chicos - early work|
More info in Spanish
An incredibly versatile artist, he also drew strips such as The Water Babies and Alice in Wonderland for Once Upon a Time in 1970, before returning to action strips such as Dredger for Action and Invasion for 2000AD in the mid-1970s.
For Europe, he drew Los Guerilleros for Spirou from 1968 and at the end of the 1970s and into the 1980s he and his brothers Alejandro and Adriano worked on Une Bible en Bande Dessinée, followed by Tex Willer and Capitan Trueno with writer Victor Mora, with whom he also made the medieval series Tallafero in 1987.
Jésus Blasco's very productive and influential career ended with his death on 21st October 1995.
• Jesús Blasco Fleetway credit list (by Dave Roach, but in Spanish): http://deskartesmil.blogspot.com/2010/07/jesus-blasco-en-uk-1954-1983.html
• The work of Jesús Blasco: http://www.scholarsresource.com/browse/artist/2142573259?page=1