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DIABOLIK & EVA KANT by Giuseppe Palumbo - Illustration


42 x 30 cm (16.54 x 11.81 in.)
The typical Astorina logo with a nice dedication.
The preliminary sketched version.
The final version with more contrast on the blacks.


Commission realized in June 2020.


Signed by the artist with a dedication on the back of the art.


Awesome commission (30 x 42 cm) that portrays Diabolik and his partner in crime Eva Kant, our favorite couple of thiefs. A beautiful piece of art in which Palumbo by his typical elegant and decorative line and a great inking work proves his ability and his talent as an illustrator as a graphic designer. Many thanks to Giuseppe for his disposability and for another stunning art piece.

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About Giuseppe Palumbo

Giuseppe Palumbo is an acclaimed Italian comic book artist. After his studies in Archeology, he began his career working for the Reporter newspaper and in 1984 he published the book 'Sul dorso di Atlante'. By 1986 he drew the adventures of the masochist superhero 'Ramarro' for Tempi Supplementari of the publishing house Primo Carnera in Milan. He subsequently contributed to Frigidaire, Nuvola Bianca, Dolce Vita, Fuego and Mondo Mongo. From 1990, he was a lecturer at the School of Comics in Milan. He additionally worked for advertising agencies, and created new 'Ramarro' stories with Daniele Brolli as well as 'Miracoli' with Massimo Semerano for the cyberpunk magazine Cyborg. In 1994, he joined the Bonelli art team to work on 'Martin Mystère' stories. He also developed several mini-series for Phoenix Enterprise from 1994, including 'Cut', 'Jumbo' and 'Tosca la Mosca'. In 2001, he illustrated a remake of the first 'Diabolik' story by Alfredo Castelli, published by Astrorina. He has subsequently worked on new 'Diabolik' stories. Text (c) Lambiek