History and profile
During its history, the magazine has 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.
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.
- Simone Castaldi (2010). Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s. Univ. Press of Mississippi. p. 55. ISBN 978-1-60473-777-6. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
- Gianni Bono. "Il Giornalino". Guida al fumetto italiano. Epierre, 2003. pp. 922–932.
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