Carlo Chendi

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Carlo Chendi
Carlo Chendi, 2013.jpg
Carlo Chendi, May 2013
BornAngelo Carlo Chendi
(1933-07-10)July 10, 1933

Angelo Carlo Chendi (born July 10, 1933) is an Italian cartoonist.

Since 1952, Carlo Chendi has written hundreds of stories with characters from Disney.

Early life[edit]

He moved at a young age from Ferrara, Rapallo, in Liguria' where he started his career as a cartoonist.


He became one of the pillars of the so-called school of Rapallo, along with Maestro Luciano Bottaro and his friend Giorgio Rebuffi, with whom he founded in 1968 the group Bierrecì (acronym of Bottaro, Rebuffi, Chendi) without, however, stop working with the Mondadori in the realization of Disney stories.

His career took place between the area of Tigullio and Milan, where he participated, among other things, the creation of the magazine King of Spades, the first of Studio Bierrecì, and implementation of traditional Italian of Great Disney Feature his series was one of his most famous and appreciated, in collaboration with Luciano Bottaro. With Bottaro he began the great saga of Rebo, the tyrant of Saturn .


In 1996 he received the Yellow Kid as the best author.

In 1994 he won the prize Cover Silver from the Walt Disney Company.

In 2001 he won the prize UGiancu for best screenwriter.

Important Disney inventions include dell'extraterrestre Ok Quack and detective Umperio Bogarto (both designed by Giorgio Cavazzano), the secret identity of Donald Duck "agent QQ7" (the story Mission Bob Fingher had acclaim Disney Americana), and the duet between Pippo and Witch Hazel.

In 2010 he won the Prix Papersera award.


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