Aldo Capitanio was born in Camisano Vicentino in 1952. He studied at the Institute of Art and Crafts of Padua, and started his career in 1972, when he published the story 'Nel Giorno delle Nozze' in magazine Eureka. A year later, he started working for Il Giornalino, creating short comics stories, some with writer Renato Gelardini. In 1980, Aldo Capitanio was employed by publisher Mondadori to draw for the series 'Storia i Fumetti', with text by Enzo Biagi. In 1989, he started his collaboration with the publishing house Bonelli, where he made a few episodes of 'Nick Raider', written by Claude Nizzi, and also worked on 'Tex Willer', for which he received an award in 1995. Aldo Capitanio continued to work for Bonelli until his death in September, 2001.