from Il Monello, by Aldo Torchio

Aldo Torchio was born in Cremona. He attended the Leone XIII school in Milan and began drawing for Italian educational publications in 1948. Between 1951 and 1953 he worked for Cino Del Duca in Paris, and illustrated comic versions of famous novels for the French market. In Italy, he drew covers and comic stories for Domenica del Corriere and Grand Hotel.

Verso L'Ignoto by Aldo Torchio (1949)
Verso L' Ignoto (Albi dell'Intrepido, 1949)

In 1951, he took over art duties on 'Il Cavaliere Ideale' from Alvaro Mairani in Il Intrepido. He was succeeded by Gino Pallotti. Also for Intrepido, he drew covers as well as 'Bufalo Bill' (1956) and for Intrepido Sport, he made 'Jene 2' in 1991. In the 1980s he drew comics for Il Monello.

Jene, by Aldo Torchio (1991)
Jene 2 (Intrepido Sport, 1991)

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