This Book, The First Of Twelve Volumes, Launches The Definitive English Language Edition Of Hugo Pratt S Masterpiece, Presented In The Original Oversized BW Format And With New Translations Made From Pratt S Original Italian Scripts Frank Miller Calls Pratt One Of The True Masters Of Comic Art Long Before The Term Graphic Novel Entered The Popular Lexicon Ten Years Before Will Eisner S A Contract With God Hugo Pratt Pioneered The Long Form Drawn Literature Story Corto Maltese Set The Standard For All Adult Adventure Comics In Europe By The Mid 1970s, Corto Was The Continent S Most Popular Series And Hugo Pratt The World S Leading Graphic Novelist Hugo Pratt S Peripatetic Sailor Was Featured In A Series Of Twenty Nine Stories The Adventures Of This Modern Ulysses Are Set During The First Thirty Years Of The 20th Century In Such Exotic Locales As Pratt S Native Venice, The Steppes Of Manchuria, The Caribbean Islands, The Danakil Deserts, The Forests, And The Waves Of The Pacific EuroComics Is Working Closely With Patrizia Zanotti, Pratt S Long Time Collaborator, To Present The Complete Corto Maltese In A Series Of Twelve Quality Trade Paperbacks In Pratt S Original Oversized BW Format Corto Maltese Under The Sign Of Capricorn Collects The First Six Inter Connected Short Stories Pratt Created In France In The Early 1970s The Secret Of Tristan Bantam, Rendez Vous In Bahia, Sureshot Samba, The Brazilian Eagle, So Much For Gentlemen Of Fortune, And The Seagull S Fault.
Hugo 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.More on Hugo Pratts work
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- 20 October 2017 Hugo Pratt