Born today Mario Cubbino
Mario Cubbino (14 January 1930 – 2 May 2007) began his career assisting Enzo Dufflocq Magni on the series ‘Pantera Bionda’ in 1952. Two years later, he illustrated ‘Nat Del Santa Cruz’ at the publishing house Tristano Torelli and he joined the art studios of Rinaldo Dami. At this studios, Cubbino illustrated several girls comics for the British Amalgamated Press, such as ‘My Friend Sara’ and ‘Shirley’. He eventually moved to London, where he continued to work until 1963. Back in Italy, he returned at Torelli with the series ‘Roy Dallas’ and ‘Pecos Bill’. Cubbino drew the erotic comic ‘Zip e Jungla’, followed by ‘Wallenstein il Mostro’ and ‘Karzan’, in the 1970s.