Il Giornalino

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A cover of Il Giornalino.

Il Giornalino is an Italian comics magazine published by the Catholic publisher Edizioni San Paolo of Alba, founded in 1924.

During its history, the magazine published the Italian translation of numerous American and European comics series, such as Looney Tunes, The Smurfs, Lucky Luke, Popeye, Hanna & Barbera's characters, Asterix and the Ninja Turtles. It also featured adaptations of famous novel and literary works, including The Betrothed, Robinson Crusoe, Gargantua and Pantagruel, Hamlet and others.

Original characters published on the pages of Il Giornalino include Larry Yuma, Nicoletta, Pinky, Piccolo Dente, Jack Speed, Dodo & Cocco, Rosco & Sonny, and Commissario Spada.

Authors who worked for Il Giornalino include Dino Battaglia, Benito Jacovitti, Sergio Zaniboni, Ferdinando Tacconi, Luciano Bottaro, Franco Caprioli, Sergio Toppi, Tiziano Sclavi, Giorgio Cavazzano, Alfredo Castelli, Lino Landolfi, Daniele Panebarco, Massimo Mattioli, Carlo Peroni.

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