Born today Francesco Pescador
Francesco Pescador (Farra d’Alpago 16 October 1914 – Massa, 2 March 2008) was born in Farra d’Alpago, Belluno, and has worked in Italian comics, mostly with scriptwriter Amilcare Medici, since 1944. He was present in the daily Milano-Sera with comics versions of novels and the life of Garibaldi. He created ‘Tony Boy’ for Edizioni Victory with Leonello Martini from 1949 until 1952. He continued to work for Victory with a comical version of ‘Pinocchio’. He was also cover artist for ‘Il Piccolo Sceriffo’, and illustrated school books for La Scuola in Brescia.