Syndicated comic Baldo, created by Hector Cantú and Carlos Castellanos, is joining a campaign to raise awareness for the dangers of diabetes. In a series of comic strips that began yesterday Baldo learns that his father has diabetes. Baldo, who thought he brought on his father’s ill-health by worrying him with his antics, comes to his father’s aid with support to help him exercise more and his sister, Gracie, encourages the family to eat healthier.
Baldo is the creation of Hector Cantú and Carlos Castellanos, and the first nationally syndicated comic strip featuring a Hispanic family. Baldo is seen in more than 200 U.S. newspapers, telling the story of 15-year-old Baldo Bermudez, his caring father Sergio, eight-year-old sister Gracie, and great aunt (Tía) Carmen. Learn more at Baldocomics.com.
(comic strip © Baldo Partnership)