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A New Corto Maltese, For October 2015

Corto Maltese was created by Hugo Pratt in 1967. A marine adventure, it starred a sea captain dealing with smugglers, pirates, war and conflict in the early twentieth century. With bags of awards, critical acclaim and sales, the final story …

Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese – A Pop Culture Hound Goes To Malta

Chris Thompson writes for Bleeding Cool; My love affair with Hugo Pratt‘s Corto Maltese really took hold on my most recent trip to Italy. Although beloved by the French, Pratt was an Italian who spent his formative years in Venice. …

The Universe Addresses A Comic Store Owner Over Corto Maltese

Brisa Robinson from Rizzoli has replied to Big Planet Comics’ open letter over the quality of the Corto Maltese publication The Ballad Of The Salt Sea. It reads; Rizzoli and our Universe imprint have a history of republishing classic works …

Comic Store Owners Address The Universe Over Corto Maltese

Jared Smith, Peter Casazza, Greg Bennett and Joel Pollack of Big Planet Comics have written this letter to Universe/Rizzoli, the new publishers in English of the classic Corto Maltese volume by Hugo Pratt, The Ballad Of The Salt Sea. And …

Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese Back In Print After Fifteen Years

The Corto Maltese series by Hugo Pratt were last in print in English in the USA in the nineteen eighties. Telling the story of a complex sea adventurer, storytelling techniques and styles were an influence to many, including Frank Miller, …