Benito Jacovitti (March 19, 1923 - December 3, 1997) was born in Termoli, Italy. In 1939 Jacovitti started working for Il Vittorioso. Starting from 1949, he went on in I Diari Vitt published by A.V.E.In 1956 he began working for the newspaper Il Giorno dei Ragazzi, where Cocco Bill and Tom Ficcanaso were born. Ten years later he join Il Corriere dei Piccoli for which he created Cip l'Arcipoliziotto, Zorry Kid, and Tarallino Tarallà. In 1973 he published Gionni Peppe on the magazine Linus, followed in 1981 by Joe Balordo.
Domenica del Corriere was an Italian weekly newspaper which ran from 1899 to 1989. It came out every Sunday free with the Corriere della Sera, but was also sold separately. It was famous for its cover drawings, and its issues are still collected. [Source: wiki] [Domenica del Corriere home page]
Incl. multiple gag pages ("Pop Jac", "Giusette" and others).
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Samples from issues #5/68 and #7/68. The first one ("Jacorama") from year 1968, issue unknown. [click pict to enlarge]
Domenica del Corriere #5/68
"Popjac [green background]" 1 pg gags. Color. See sample above.
Reprinted in Jacovitti Magazine #16/98.
Samples from issues #8/68, #11/68, #17/68 and #19/68. [click pict to enlarge]
Sample from issue #14/68, #16/68 and #39/68. [click pict to enlarge]
Samples from issues #35/68, #36/68, #38/68 and #46/68. [click pict to enlarge]
Samples from issues #49/68, #1/69, #23/69 and #23/70. [click pict to enlarge]
Samples from Dominica del Corriere #53/68 and Jacovitti Magazine #8/95. [click pict to enlarge]
Domenica del Corriere #53/68
"Bon natale dotto!" 2 pg spread frame. Color. See sample above.
Reprinted in Jacovitti Magazine #8/95.
Samples from issues #6/69, #8/69, #23/69 and #26/69. [click pict to enlarge]
Sample from issue #20/69. [click pict to enlarge]
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