Bartolozzi’s Pinnochio

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Salvador Bartolozzi (1882 – 1950) was one of the most important Spanish comic artists from the 1920s. With his several famous characters, such as the ‘Pipo y Pipa’ and his free adaptation of Collodi’s ‘Pinocho y Chapete’, Bartolozzi counts as an innovator of the Spanish comic strip. Bartolozzi went to Paris, where he stayed for six years. After his return, he joined the publishing house Calleja. Bartolozzi collaborated with several juvenile magazines, such as Pinocho, Macaco and Chiquilín.

[Image and quote found here, via Everlasting Blort.]

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4 Responses to “Bartolozzi’s Pinnochio”

  1. planetross Says:

    This is just weird … but I like it for some reason.
    Little bag men making sausage shadows.
    … or are those very bad banana costumes?

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    plane– I liked it because it was so odd, but there’s too much Freudian innuendo packed in that picture for me. Kinda like a nightmare Ernie Bushmiller’s “Nancy” might have.

  3. Tony Says:

    It’s kinda nightmare inspiring. The attack of the killer bagmen

  4. Bunk Strutts Says:

    The Eve of the Night of the Hassenpfeffer.

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