Sample Scan:


    Spain Rodriguez Type: Pen Name

Other Names:

  1. Algernon Backwash Type: Pen Name
  2. Manuel Rodriguez Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Manuel Family name: Rodriguez
  3. Spain Type: Pen Name


  1. Algernon Backwash [generic]
  2. Backwash [generic]
  3. M. Spain Rodriguez [generic]
  4. Maxfield Spanapian [generic]
  5. Spain [generic]
  6. SPAIN
  7. SPAIN [lines inside letters]
  8. Spaindroid [generic]


  1. 2013: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Judges’ Choices

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1998: Eisner Award - Best Comics-Related Book
    The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book (1997 series)

Art Influences:

Influences by Spain Rodriguez (b. 1940) were stated by:
  1. Alison Darrow (b. 1951)