José Antonio Fernández Fernández (May 16, 1949 – September 14, 2020), better known as Fer, was a Spanish comic artist.
|Born||José Antonio Fernández Fernández|
16 May 1949
Mansilla de las Mulas, León
|Died||14 September, 2020 (aged 71)|
|Area(s)||comics artist and writer|
He was the main promoter of the Gat Perich International Humor Prize, an award that he received in 2005.
He was born in Mansilla de las Mulas, León. His family moved to Mollet del Vallès from León when he was four years old. He graduated in History and became a teacher.
He started drawing in the magazines Mata Ratos, En Patufet and Oriflama as well as the newspaper La Prensa.
He directed the comics magazine El Papus. In 1982 he created for El Jueves the series Puti-Club, set in a brothel and later the series Historias fermosas about a group of clumsy medieval soldiers.
- ^ Mor el ninotaire Fer, un dels fundadors de El Jueves (in Catalan)
- ^ El dibujante Fer recoge el premio que él mismo creó in elperiodicoextremadura.com (in Spanish)
- ^ José Antonio Fernández ‘Fer’: "Quiero recuperar la seriedad que tuvo El Jueves en otros tiempos" in lanuevacronica.com (in Spanish)