- Category : Art-Cartoonist
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Obscuration 1
Joaquín Salvador Lavado, better known by his pen name Quino, is a Argentinian cartoonist. His comic strip Mafalda (which ran from 1964 to 1973) is very popular in Latin America and many parts of Europe. Quino has won many international prizes and honors throughout his career. In 1982 he was chosen Cartoonist of the Year by fellow cartoonists around the world, and has won twice the Konex Platinum Prize for Visual Arts. In March 2014 he was awarded the French Legion of Honour.
Mafalda was used for human rights campaigns in Argentina and abroad, Quino dedicated himself to writing other editorial-style comics. The comics were published in Argentina and abroad. Since 1982, the Argentinian newspaper Clarín has published his cartoons weekly.