Benito Jacovitti

Benito Jacovitti (March 19, 1923 - December 3, 1997) was born in Termoli, Italy. In 1956 he began working for the newspaper Il Giormo, where Cocco Bill was born. Ten years later he join Il Corriere dei Piccoli.

Cocco Bill #2 (1958) ITA reprinted versionCocco Bill #02:
"Cocco Bill e gli Apaciones"

Format:
© 1958. Signature in variable places, not on every page [JAC 58]. Page numbering in the right lower corner (big white figures without background). 30 pgs.

Reprint changes (page altering):
[1962 VERS.]: Possible page numbering erased. Also the year from signature erased. There is at least two additional text boxes replacing something. Also some of frame inbetweens are odd wide; possible compensating some of frame placing which ought to reach higher than two strips in the original version.
[2007 REPRINT]: See FIN.
FIN: Similar to the Italian reprint (2007). Looks like story was restored from the original art plates.

Prints:

Synopsis:
Apaches resques a dying Cocco Bill. His horse believes his master is dead. Soon Cocco ends up to fight with Apaches. Some villians tires to get advanced of Cocco's death. There is also a herd of cows.

Characters:
Cocco Bill; Trottalemme (here without name); Rocky Bebe; Tirly Ton; Ciarleston (Gang Boss); Thomas Burlett (Pastoralist); Vecchio Ramon (an old Apache); Perdon (Apache Chief); Bob Tapete (Cowboy); Zoccly (Smith); Piter Zing (Cowboy); Occhio di Manzo (Sioux Chief); Slim (Cowboy); Bob (Cowboy); Luis (Cowboy)

[* Opening page excerpt from the Italian edition]

Jacovitti prints

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