hugo pratt Archives

Corto Maltese is More Than DC’s Despotic South America Country
Studiocanal, Canal+ & Frank Miller (Sin City, 300, The Dark Knight Returns) are teaming up for a live-action series adaptation of Hugo Pratt's "Corto Maltese" graphic novel series, with Miller set as series creator, writer, and executive producer First reported exclusively by Deadline Hollywood, Jemma Rodgers (The Railway Children Return) and Frank Miller Ink CEO[...]
Corto Maltese is More Than DC’s Despotic South America Country
His naming of "Corto Maltese" was his homage to the comic and its Italian creator Hugo Pratt Pratt's art was as much admired as his storytelling His use of black and white was stark and stylized, communicating a lot with very little, the mark of a master He had stylistic similarities with Alex Roth, another[...]
IDW To Publish Hugo Pratt's The Man From The Great North In English This Month
Later this month, IDW will publish the first English language edition of Italian cartoonist Hugo Pratt's The Man From The Great North, billed as the first english language edition of the book When we first saw the press release, we assumed it was some kind of Wolverine prequel, but it turns out that's not what it's[...]
Cover To The Next Corto Maltese Graphic Novel Revealed, After 20 Years
  French newspaper Le Figaro has landed the cover of the new Corto Maltese graphic novel. The creator of Corto Maltese, Hugo Pratt, died twenty years ago And his marine action adventurer died with him. Until September. When his creation is being revived by Spanish creators Juan Díaz Canales and Ruben Pellejero. The first new graphic novel, Under The Midnight Sun will be released on[...]
A New Corto Maltese, For October 2015
Corto Maltese was created by Hugo Pratt in 1967 A marine adventure, it starred a sea captain dealing with smugglers, pirates, war and conflict in the early twentieth century With bags of awards, critical acclaim and sales, the final story was finally published in 1989. Until now. Next year brings a new Corto Maltese Pratt died in[...]
Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese – A Pop Culture Hound Goes To Malta
Chris Thompson writes for Bleeding Cool; My love affair with Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese really took hold on my most recent trip to Italy Although beloved by the French, Pratt was an Italian who spent his formative years in Venice There are numerous locations from Corto Maltese spread throughout the city, along with guidebooks to help[...]
The Universe Addresses A Comic Store Owner Over Corto Maltese
Sasek This Is… series where facts need to be changed, but we as a publisher always strive to remain true to the artist's original work. Recently, Rizzoli was thrilled to retain the rights to republish Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea To ready this new edition, Rizzoli worked closely with Patrizia Zanotti,[...]
Comic Store Owners Address The Universe Over Corto Maltese
Jared Smith, Peter Casazza, Greg Bennett and Joel Pollack of Big Planet Comics have written this letter to Universe/Rizzoli, the new publishers in English of the classic Corto Maltese volume by Hugo Pratt, The Ballad Of The Salt Sea And they are not happy. This is an open letter we are writing to express our extreme[...]
Hugo Pratt's Corto Maltese Back In Print After Fifteen Years
The Corto Maltese series by Hugo Pratt were last in print in English in the USA in the nineteen eighties Telling the story of a complex sea adventurer, storytelling techniques and styles were an influence to many, including Frank Miller, Mike Mignola and Guy Davis, those volumes published by NBM have been much sought after,[...]