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 #23 (1969)Cocco Bill #23:

© 1969. Signature at the end of each page [JAC 69]. No page numbering. 10 pgs.

Reprint changes (page altering):
FIN: Pages 6 and 7 are in wrong order.
NL: The opening page partly redrawn. Logo removed and redrawn more art on left and a bit to the right; Cocco Bill more center of the new full page width frame.
YSL2: Size of Strip: 110x305 cm (!). Format (general): narrow half column stocks – heavily edited, frames rearranged, some frames dropped, some redrawn bigger, some shrunken, sometimes even some frames tilted in 90 degrees.


Bad guys with wigs make Indians to dig out their tomahawks. Chicken-Eye as an opposite of Cocco Bill.

Cocco Bill; Trottalemme; Occhio di pollo; Bove Radente; Cane Respinto; Treccia Giovanni; Flopty Burga; Gran Becco D'Asino; Grog; Bob la Mossa.

[* Opening page excerpt from the Finnish edition]

Jacovitti prints

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