Obituary: Francisco Porrúa

Spanish editor Francisco Porrúa (b.1922) died on December 18. Porrúa founded the Minotauro science fiction press and published Spanish translations of The Lord of the Rings, The Left Hand of Darkness, and The Martian Chronicles. Porrúa was also instrumental in getting Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Cien años de soledad published and recognized.

Obituary: Carlos Trillo

Argentine comic writer Carlos Trillo (b.1943) died on May 8. Trillo is perhaps best known for the comic Cybersix. He also wrote for Clara de noche, Boy Vampire, The Big Hoax, and more. His work won the Yellow Kid Award twice and the Angouleme Award.