Disney comics artist Luciano Bottaro dies, aged 75

Posted on November 26th 2006 in Artists, Disney comics

Talented Italian Disney comics artist Luciano Bottaro died on 25 November at the age of 75. He was considered one of the most important Italian humor cartoonists. His first Disney story for the Italian editor was “Paperino e le onorificenze” written by Alberto Testa and published in 1952. Besides his work with the Disney’s characters, he also worked on other magazines, creating a lot of his own characters, and in 1958 he founded the Bierreci Studios with Carlo Chendi and Giorgio Rebuffi.

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