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ARGENTINA - 16/09 11:51 CET

Mafalda the comic strip turns 50

Mafalda the comic strip turns 50

Brazilian tourists sang ‘Happy Birthday’ in front of a life-sized statue of an eternal six-year-old girl on Monday. But the icon parked on a bench in a middle class Buenos Aires suburb has actually just turned 50. The statue is of Mafalda, a famous comic strip character which took Argentina by storm when she was first…