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Carlo Jacono, Città Controluce: Monk - Original Cover
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Città Controluce: Monk

Original Cover
1966
Acrylic
30.5 x 40.5 cm (12.01 x 15.94 in.)
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Couverture originale du roman policier de Stephen Frances, publié par Mondadori dans la série "Il Giallo Mondadori" n. 888, 6 février 1966. (titre original "La faute à nos étoiles", 1964)
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About Carlo Jacono

Carlo Jacono was born in Milan on 7th March 1929, and it was in Milan where he went on to graduate in Fine Art at the Bréra School of Art. During his life he painted more than 3,000 covers covering all aspects of popular culture, including film posters and Pulp novels (the ever popular Italian 'Giallo' - the generic name given to police and crime novels whose earlier titles boasted yellow covers). In the 1960's he was working for the Dami Art Agency and had the opportuntity of supplying artwork to the Fleetway group. The cover on the left comes from the Fleetway Super Library (Stupendous Series No. 9) and features the Steel Claw.