This young girl with a bushy dark hair, the only child of a middle-class Argentine family until the arrival of her young brother Guille (who was brought by a stork from Paris as any other Argentine child), is called Mafalda and lives in Buenos Aires. Her personality: she is curious, naughty and very intelligent. Date of birth: 1963 due to a series of circumstances.
Young draftsman Quino invented this character for an advertising campaign of a manufacturer of electrical appliances who wanted the character to have a name with two letters of the trademark: M and A. Quino called her Mafalda and made her a rebellious child. Eventually, the advertising project never became a reality.