Franco Valussi began his career around 1980, drawing for Il Piccolo and Il Meridiano. He began a collaboration with the Italian Disney publisher Mondadori in 1986. He has illustrated several stories for Topolino with both the 'Duck' and the 'Mouse' characters. In 1989, he illustrated a 'Mickey Mouse' parody on Manzoni's 'I Promessi Topi', called 'I Promessi Topi' (text by Bruno Sarda). He cooperated with Massimo De Vita and Sarda on the 'Mickey Mouse' mini-series 'Alla Ricerca Della Pietra Zodiacale'.