hugo pratt

Today in Comics History: A Tribute to Hugo Pratt
On this day in 1927, Hugo Pratt was born. This was a boon to a great many people.

The people who knew and loved him, of course. Those who benefited from his contributions to his community, the economy, and so forth. But notably, too, a more diffuse population: those who love to look. Those who love…
Exclusive Preview: IDW's Corto: Under The Sign Of Capricorn
Of all the comics that I've always wanted to learn more about but never had the chance to actually read, Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese is at the top of the list. The long-running Italian adventure hero has been a massive influence on some of my favorite creators, but it's never been full…
New Corto Maltese Comics From Canales & Pellejero
It never rains but it pours. Hot on the heels of the news that IDW will be publishing the whole of Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese in English for the first time, publishers Casterman have announced that Blacksad writer Juan Diaz Canales and Spanish artist Ruben Pellejero have been tapped to author …
IDW To Publish Hugo Pratt's 'Corto Maltese' In English
If you're not familiar with Italian cartoonist Hugo Pratt's sailor and adventurer Corto Maltese, it's likely because you're reading this in English.

Though Pratt is widely regarded as one of the pioneers of comics as literature, releasing the first Corto Maltese story, "The…
Best Art Ever (This Week)
 
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, as well as the special qualities of comic book storytelling, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great pinups, fan art and other illustrations on s…
Best Art Ever (This Week) - 09.13.13
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great images on sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and seemingly infinite art blogs that we’ve created Best A…