Zé povinho

“Zé Povinho” is a character that originally represented a very specific class of uneducated, underprivileged “saloios” (peasants), used in a sarcastic manner to criticize those in power politically, economically and culturally. Created and christened by Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (1846-1905), to many extents the “father” of Portuguese comics, the character appeared in 1875 in a [...]