We’re thrilled that our first release—Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn by Hugo Pratt—is nominated for an Eisner Award in the Best U.S. Edition of Foreign Material category. Go, Corto!
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An exhibit of Hugo Pratt original art is at the Society of Illustrators in New York City. Check it out! Running through June 13, 2015. Sponsored in part by EuroComics/IDW Publishing.
Hey, Corto Maltese fans. Don’t wait for the hardcovers. Although we previously announced concurrent hardcover editions, you’ve spoken and we listen. To avoid confusion, we’ve will release all 12 quality trade paperbacks first. Come 2017, we’ll announce the new plans!
The first printing of UNDER THE SIGN OF CAPRICORN has officially sold out in three months. Don’t worry, folks — a second printing is already underway. Meanwhile, the next book — BEYOND THE WINDY ISLES — is going to press next week!
Library Journal just reviewed our first CORTO book: “Classic adventure comics for adults, enjoyable but with depth. Strongly recommended.”
Here’s a sample page by Rubén Pellejero from the Dieter Lumpen collection.
Incredible as it may seem, Carlos Giménez can draw twenty panels on a page and STILL keep it interesting, going from tight close-ups to long shots. An amazing example from Paracuellos!
Hugo Pratt’s cover art for the Corto Maltese album Les Celtiques was one of the big ticket items at Sotheby’s auction of comics art on March 15. Pratt’s art sold for a whopping $343,000.00!