Ballad of the Salt Sea by Hugo Pratt (1967)
Ballad of the Salt Sea by Hugo Pratt (1967)

Italian Comics: Fifty years of graphic novels

Museo di Roma in Trastevere

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February 27, 2016


April 24, 2016

The exhibition Fumetto Italiano: Cinquant’anni di romanzi disegnati (Italian Comics: Fifty years of graphic novels) at Museo di Roma in Trastevere gives an overview of Italian comic strips that for their quality of the text can be considered novels.

The overview starts with Ballad of the Salt Sea from 1967 by Hugo Pratt, the first appearance of the character Corto Maltese, and continues with other masterpieces like Sharaz-De by Sergio Toppi, Fires by Lorenzo Mattotti, and Max Fridman by Vittorio Giardino.

The exhibition covers 40 different graphic novels, displaying over 300 original drawings.

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