Pecos Bill, by Armando Bonato

The Milanese artist Armando Bonato made his debut in the magazines Il Nuovo Sceriffo and Albi dell'Intrepido in the late 1940s, using the pseudonym Boar. In 1947/48, he illustrated various episodes of 'Ipnos' for Audace/Bonelli. Through the D'Ami agency, he produced artwork for British magazines like Cowboy Picture Library ('Kit Carson'), Western Picture Comics ('Mustang Grey', 'Jim Bridger', 'Buffalo Bill'), Thriller Picture Library ('Battler Britton', 'Spy 13') and Air Ace Picture Library. He also worked for Italian publishers like Alpe, Nerbini and Torelli. From 1966, he was the artist of about 30 episodes of 'Diabolik'. He additionally contributed to Corrier Boy and Gino Sansoni's magazine Horror, and made 'Jolanda De Alamaviva' and 'Kalamity Jane' for Ediperiodici. He retired in the early 1980s.

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