Antonio Lupatelli was an Italian children's book illustrator and author, best known under his pen name Tony Wolf. Early in his career, he has also worked as a comics artist. In his home country he worked for Il Corriere dei Piccoli, where his best known comics series was 'Ciccio Sprai' (1974-1975). He was one of the Italians working for the British publishing company Fleetway, where his text comics appeared in their children's weeklies and annuals. Lupatelli was among several artists to illustrate the comics series 'Freddie Frog' and 'Fun in Toyland'. In Italy he is however best remembered for his many book illustrations starring animals, gnomes, dragons, elves and other fairy tale characters. Among his other pseudonyms are Oda Taro, L'Alpino and Antony Moore.