Enio Legisamòn (his last name is also written as Leguizamón) was born in Santiago del Estero. He studied at the Pan-American School of Arts in Buenos Aires, together with Alberto Breccia. After obtaining his degree in 1958, he went to work for the publishing houses Nómina and Yago. For the latter, he illustrated the series 'Misterix', that was originally drawn by Paul Campani. In 1962, he joined the publishing house Columba, and he also worked for the Charlton Comics Group in the USA. At Columba, he created the character 'Sam Malone' with text by Guillermo Saccomanno, and he continued the 'Bull Rocket' series in cooperation with Gustavo Trigo and with scripts by Héctor Germán Oesterheld.
Gente del Blanco
In 1974, Legisamòn created the crime series 'Chinatown' with scriptwriter by Ray Collins for Ediciones Record. He continued his collaboration with Collins at Columba, where they launched the series 'A Quemarropa'. Between 1980 to 1995, he created the saga 'Gente de Blanco' for the Columba magazine Intervalo. He continued to work for the publisher throughout the 1990s with series like 'La Estatua', 'Little Italy' (1991) and 'Johnny y Mick', all published in Nippur Mágnum.
He cooperated with Eura Editoriale from 1988 to 1997, illustrating series like 'Perro y Gato', 'Detective Jr.', 'Doppelkiller' and 'La Sagrada Familia'. He worked for the Italian publisher Bonelli from 1999, where he illustrated episodes of the series 'Julia'.