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 was finally published in 1989.
Next year brings a new Corto Maltese. Pratt died in 1995, but a new Corto Maltese is lined up from the Spanish team of Juan Díaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero for October next year.
And here’s how he will look…