The Art of Sergio Toppi (1932-2012)

Sharaz-deSergio Toppi was a Milanese comic artist and illustrator, a pioneer in his field. Many comic artists list him as a great influence, including Wolverine artist Simone Bianchi, Walter Simonson, Denys Cowan, and Ashley Wood.

He began his career in advertising in the 1960’s, but become known as the creator of Collezionista and for illustrating a number of historical and adventure story collections.

Toppi passed away at the age of 79 on August 21, 2012.

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