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Romano Scarpa


Born
in Venice, Italy
September 27, 1927

Died
April 23, 2005

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Romano Scarpa was an Italian cartoonist and one of the most famous creators of Disney comics of the 20th century.
Born in Venice in 1927, since an early age Scarpa developed a love for American animation and comic strips, most notably Floyd Gottfredson's work on Mickey Mouse.
Following an attempt to establish an animation studio early in his career, in 1953 Scarpa became an artist for the digest Topolino, the Italian weekly magazine producing Disney comics. Starting from 1956, he also wrote a number of memorable stories, usually featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge. He kept drawing, and sometimes writing, stories for Topolino till the 90's, sporadically going back to do some work in animation. Scarpa lived his last years in
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