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.
© 1965. Signature always on the first strip, except on pg 8 on the last and on pgs 13 & 16 on the second strip [JAC 65/66]. Page numbering with dice. 33 pgs.
Usually stories are signed with "Jac" and two last digits of the drawing year only. On pg 21 you can see entire year, "1966".
Reprint changes (page altering):
- Giorno dei Ragazzi #34 (1965) to #15 (1966).
- Jacovitti Magazine #4 (1994*). 33 pgs. B&W.
- Il giorno di Cocco Bill (2009). 27 pgs. Color.
Cocco Bill get mixed himself between cavalry and Indian war. Some individuals try to sabotage the truth and Kuknass Brothers are also drawn into it.
Cocco Bill; Brunz Barabarunz; Sceriffo Mod Blinkton; Cavallo Pazzo; Kuknass Brothers; Sergente Gionny Kaprùla; Capitano Benny Duxman.
[* Opening page excerpt from the Italian reprinted edition]
- The original Cocco Bill
- The original Zorro Kid
- The other originals
- Jacovitti in Brazil
- Jacovitti in Finland
- Jacovitti in France
- Jacovitti in Germany
- Jacovitti in Greece
- Jacovitti in Hungary
- Jacovitti in the Netherlands
- Jacovitti in Norway
- Jacovitti in Spain
- Jacovitti in Sweden
- Jacovitti in Yugoslavia
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Created: August 30, 2010. Modified: April 28, 2012.