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Hugo Eugenio Pratt (June 15, 1927 – August 20, 1995) was an Italian comic book creator who was known for combining strong storytelling with extensive historical research on works such as Corto Maltese. [1]

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Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Alberto Breccia

Alberto Breccia (April 15, 1919 – November 10, 1993) was an Uruguay-born Argentine cartoonist.

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Alberto Ongaro

Alberto Ongaro (22 August 1925 – 23 March 2018), also known by his pseudonym Alfredo Nogara, was an Italian journalist, writer and comics writer.

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Amazon basin

The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries.

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Angoulême International Comics Festival

The Angoulême International Comics Festival (Festival international de la bande dessinée d'Angoulême) is the second largest comics festival in Europe after the Lucca Comics & Games in Italy, and the third biggest in the world after Lucca Comics & Games and the Comiket of Japan.

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Angoulême International Comics Festival Media award

This media award was presented at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.

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Angoulême International Comics Festival Prize for Best Album

The Prize for Best Album (Prix du meilleur album), also known as the Golden Wildcat (Fauve d'Or), is awarded to comics authors at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.

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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Asso di Picche

Asso di Picche was an Italian comic series featuring an eponymous masked crime fighter who combats an international crime syndicate known as the Band of Panthers - the action occurs all over the world, but chiefly in a dark, melancholic version of San Francisco.

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Benito Mussolini

Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (29 July 1883 – 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician and journalist who was the leader of the National Fascist Party (Partito Nazionale Fascista, PNF).

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Boris Karloff

William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor who was primarily known for his roles in horror films.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.

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Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancer and colon cancer, is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine).

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Corriere dei Piccoli

The Corriere dei Piccoli (Italian for "Courier of the Little Ones"), later renamed Corriere dei Ragazzi ("Children’s Courier") and nicknamed Corrierino ("Little Courier"), was a weekly magazine for children published in Italy from 1908 to 1995.

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Corto Maltese

Corto Maltese is a series of adventure comics, named after the character Corto Maltese, an adventurous sailor.

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Damiano Damiani

Damiano Damiani (23 July 1922 – 7 March 2013) was an Italian screenwriter, film director, actor and writer.

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Dino Battaglia

Dino Battaglia (1 August 1923 – 4 October 1983) was an Italian comic artist, noted for a distinctive and expressive style, best known for his visual adaptations of classic novels.

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Dire Dawa

Dire Dawa (ድሬ ዳዋ, Dirre Dhawaa, lit. "Place of Remedy", Dir Dhabe, meaning "where Dir hit his spear into the ground", ديري داوا) is one of two chartered cities (astedader akabibi) in Ethiopia (the other being the capital, Addis Ababa).

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Editorial Frontera

Editorial Frontera was an Argentine publisher of comic books, which lasted from 1956 to 1961.

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Eisner Award

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly shortened to the Eisner Awards, are prizes given for creative achievement in American comic books, sometimes referred to as the comics industry's equivalent of the Oscar Awards.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Ernie Pike

Ernie Pike is a comics series written by Héctor Germán Oesterheld and originally drawn by Hugo Pratt, starring a World War II and Korean War reporter.

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Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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Fernando Carcupino

Fernando Carcupino (23 July 1922 – 22 March 2003) was an Italian painter, illustrator and comics artist.

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Fleetway Publications

Fleetway Publications was a magazine publishing company based in London.

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Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga, formerly Fort Carillon, is a large 18th-century star fort built by the French at a narrows near the south end of Lake Champlain, in northern New York, in the United States.

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Fort Wheeling

Fort Wheeling, or simply Wheeling, is the title of a comics series set in colonial North America, by Italian comics creator Hugo Pratt.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Francisco Solano López (comics)

Francisco Solano López (October 26, 1928 – August 12, 2011) was an Argentine comics artist.

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Glossary of comics terminology

developed specialized terminology.

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Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême

The Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême is a lifetime achievement award given annually during the Angoulême International Comics Festival to a comics author.

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Grandvaux is a former municipality in the Swiss canton of Vaud, located in the district of Lavaux-Oron.

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Héctor Germán Oesterheld

Héctor Germán Oesterheld, also known as his common abbreviation HGO (born July 23, 1919; disappeared and presumed dead 1977), was an Argentine journalist and writer of graphic novels and comics.

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Herman Melville

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.

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Italian comics

Italian comics are known in Italy as fumetto, plural form fumetti.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jack London

John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney; January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist.

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James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851) was an American writer of the first half of the 19th century.

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James Oliver Curwood

James Oliver "Jim" Curwood (June 12, 1878 – August 13, 1927) was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist.

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Jesuit Joe

Jesuit Joe is a mysterious character who appears in the eponymous story of Italian comics creator Hugo Pratt.

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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

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Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "parallel/corresponding," or "received tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.

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Kenneth Roberts (author)

Kenneth Lewis Roberts (December 8, 1885 – July 21, 1957) was an American writer of historical novels.

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Kidnapped (novel)

Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lucca Comics & Games

Lucca Comics & Games is an annual comic book and gaming convention in Lucca, Tuscany, traditionally held at the end of October.

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Lyman Young

Lyman W. Young (October 20, 1893 – February 12, 1984) was an American cartoonist who created the strip Tim Tyler's Luck.

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Mario Faustinelli

Mario Faustinelli (November 8, 1924 – July 31, 2006) was an Italian comic book artist and editor.

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Marranos were Jews living in the Iberian Peninsula who converted or were forced to convert to Christianity during the Middle Ages yet continued to practice Judaism in secret.

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Mato Grosso

Mato Grosso (– lit. "Thick Bushes") is one of the states of Brazil, the third-largest by area, located in the western part of the country.

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Max & Moritz Prize

The Max & Moritz Prize is a prize for comic books, comic strips, and other similar materials which has been awarded at each of the biennial International Comics Shows of Erlangen since 1984.

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Milo Manara

Maurilio Manara (born September 12, 1945), known professionally as Milo Manara, is an Italian comic book writer and artist.

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Milton Caniff

Milton Arthur Paul "Milt" Caniff (February 28, 1907 – April 3, 1988) was an American cartoonist famous for the Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon comic strips.

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Pif Gadget

Pif Gadget was a French comic magazine for children that ran from 1969 to 1993 and 2004 to 2009.

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Prix Saint-Michel

The Prix Saint-Michel is a series of comic awards presented by the city of Brussels, with a focus on Franco-Belgian comics.

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Rimini (Rémin; Ariminum) is a city of about 150,000 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy and capital city of the Province of Rimini.

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer.

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San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con International is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California, United States.

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Sequential art

In comics studies, sequential art is a term proposed by comics artist Will EisnerWill Eisner, Comics and Sequential Art, Poorhouse Press, 1990 (1st ed.: 1985), p. 5.

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Sergeant Kirk

Sergeant Kirk or Sgt.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold".

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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Will Eisner

William Erwin "Will" Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an American cartoonist, writer, and entrepreneur.

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World war

A world war, is a large-scale war involving many of the countries of the world or many of the most powerful and populous ones.

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Zane Grey

Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author and dentist best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier.

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