The Aranjuez train station is built in Neo Mudejar architectural style. It has an elongated rectangular nave and a higher central body. The façade is made of red brick, decorative tiles and stone basement on the ground floor.
The Museum of Humor was inaugurated in 2012 in a building dating back to 1927 that was originally occupied by the German beer brewer Munich. You’ll find some sculptures of beer jars and colorful stained glass windows.
In 1942 they released the only film about the character Patoruzú. It was titled Upa en apuros, and Art Babbitt collaborated in it. Back then, he was the most famous Disney animator.
The character of Patoruzú acquired a symbolic relevance. His image was used as a shield by the Argentinian Air Force and the 800 Argentinian pilots who fought in World War II.
The Paseo de la Historieta was created on July 20th, 2012. Various organizations participated in the project. Among them, the Museum of Humor.
La Chacha is a crucial character in the cartoon of Patoruzú. She’s the woman who raised the main character. La Chacha’s first appearance was in 1936 in a series called Al campo de honor.
The first appearance of the Isidoro Cañones character was in the first adventure of Patoruzú on December 11, 1935. It was published in the newspaper El Mundo.
The character of Larguirucho first appeared in Anteojito magazine where it was titled Las desventuras de Larguirucho. Later he had his own magazine.
One of the famous phrases that best describes the character is when he introduces himself saying: “Pereyra after my mother, Inodoro after my dad who was sanitary”