Giovan Battista Carpi
(1927 - 1997)
Giovan Battista Carpi was active/lived in Italy. Giovan Carpi is known for Comic illustration.
Biography Giovan Battista Carpi
Giovan Battista Carpi (November 16, 1927 - March 8, 1999) was an Italian comics artist. He was born and died in Genoa.
Carpi worked mainly for Disney comics, mostly on books featuring Donald Duck and Scrooge McDuck, although he occasionally drew Mickey Mouse as well. He created Paperinik with Guido Martina. He also created other well-known comic characters for Edizioni Bianconi, as Geppo, Nonna Abelarda and Soldino.
As the German-language Duckipedia notes, "His love for historical fashions and costumes predisposed Carpi for Disney parodies of world literature, such as Paperino principe di Dunimarca, a parody of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, or Il mistero dei cande
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