Born today Giuseppe Dalla Santa
Giuseppe Dalla Santa (18 September 1950 – 29 April 2011) was born in Venice, were he also studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. He first comics were published in the magazines LancioStory and Skorpio in 1976/77. Between 1983 and 1985, he cooperated with Miro Missaglia and Caterina Mognato on a western comic for the French publisher Aventures et Voyages.
He also cooperated with the publishing houses Dardo (Super Eroica) and Universo (Intrepido). In 1989, Dalla Santa abandonned the realistic drawing style and became an artist for the Italian production of Disney comics by Mondadori.