Born Today Antonio Sciotti
Antonio Sciotti, 25 September 1924 – 7 July 1974, Italy, was a Roman artist affiliated with the Giolitti studios. He drew, among others, the ‘Codename: Barracuda’ series for the I Mio Romanzo series of the publishing house Meroni in the 1960s. He also made a series of ‘Dracula’ stories with Alfredo Castelli for Sansoni Editore in 1969.
He worked for Il Giornalino for many years, up until his death in 1974. Sciotti’s most important character was ‘Dev Bardai’, with text written by Renata Geraldini.