Montag, 07. August 1950
João Zero (born August 7, 1950, in São Paulo) is a Brazilian cartoonist and illustrator journalist. He was the son of an old family newsstand owner from Italy. Zero Was born in São Paulo, in the area called "Bixiga" Bela Vista, on August 7, 1950. His paternal grandfather was Italian Polignano a Mare and his maternal grandfather was Japanese from Hiroshima. He started drawing in a serious way in a newspaper called "Movimento" in the 1970s, together with the twin brothers Chico and Paulo Caruso, Angeli, Bruno Liberati, Jayme Leao, Alcy, Laerte, Jota, Maringoni, Geandre and Luis Ge. These people used to sit by a big wooden table in one of the writing offices of the newspaper to wait for the texts to be illustrated.