Postcard Corto Maltese, Mythology (14x14cm)
Postcard of Corto Maltese, Mythology. Illustrated by Hugo Pratt. 14x14cm.
Corto Maltese is a series of adventure comics, named after the character Corto Maltese, an adventurous sailor. It was created by the Italian comic book creator Hugo Pratt in 1967. The comics are highly praised as some of the most artistic and literary graphic novels ever written and have been translated into numerous languages and adapted into several animated films.
The series features Corto Maltese, an enigmatic sea captain who lives in the first three decades of the 20th century. Born in Valletta on the island of Malta on 10 July 1887, the son of a sailor from Cornwall, and a gypsy from Seville, Corto is a British national.
In his adventures full of real-world references, Corto has often crossed with real historical characters like the American author Jack London, the American outlaw Butch Cassidy, the German Word War I flying ace Red Baron, and many others.
Hugo Eugenio Pratt was an Italian comic book creator who was known for combining strong storytelling with extensive historical research on works such as Corto Maltese. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 2005.
- Corto Maltese
- Type of products
- CC Editions
- © Cong SA, Hugo Pratt
- Release date
- Dimensions L x w x h (cm)
- 14.00 x 0.10 x 14.00
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