Edgardo Dell'Acqua learned the finer points of the comics profession from Antonio Rubino. He created comics for Paperino and collaborated on L'Audace magazine, where he illustrated 'L'Aquila del Mare' and 'Il Cavaliere dell'Aria'. In the post war period of his career he created his most famous character, crime-fighter Gim Toro. Dell'Acqua worked for magazines like Il Vittorioso, Il Corriere dei Piccoli and Il Giorno dei Ragazzi. From 1965, he illustrated several episodes of 'Diabolik' and the first issues of 'Messalina'.