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A Santafesino cartoonist on Netflix

The old guard, by cartoonist Leandro Fernández, will be released by the streaming giant. The Santafesino could be awarded in the “comic oscars”.


The top work of a cartoonist from Santa Fe province came to Netflix. This is The old guard, a fantastic creation by Leandro Fernández, native artist of Granadero Baigorria. The artist had already participated in works for great comicmonsters, such as Marvel and DC Comics .

Fernández, 47, decided to devote himself to comic in one of the most difficult moments: the 90s. In the preboom era of the internet, the cartoonist hit doors of the best studios in the world. Literally. He found out the addresses of the most important comics creators in Europe and the United States, and he fell with his work. They were years of saving to seek to devote to his passion.

When you have a lot of talent and perseverance, things happen. The remarkable capacity of this artist placed him, more and more, towards the center of the production of the great comics of our time. The punisher andWolverine are just examples of works in which he participated.

The work of which he is co-author will compete in the Eisner Awards, known as “The Oscar of the Comics”.

The old guard

The cartoonist Santafesino created this comic together with screenwriter Greg Rucka, for the American label Image. The film, which was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, has as its main figure the famous Charlize Theron. The cast also includes Chiwetel Ejiofor.


The story is about a group of mercenaries who have lived for centuries under the shadows, saving the world. But when rookie Nile joins the group, they'll have to save humanity. of a new threat, which tries to steal their abilities to survive on a devastating weapon. The undercover team of mercenaries has in common a mysterious inability to die. They've struggled to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when they are recruited to take on an emergency mission, their extraordinary abilities are exposed. Andy and Nile, the newest soldier to join their ranks, must help the group remove the Publication Date: 01/06/2020

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By: Luisina 01 June, 2020

Muy interesante!! El talento santafesino siempre a la vanguardia

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