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Encyclopedia > Bruno Premiani

Bruno Premiani (1907-1984) was an illustrator known for his work for several comic book publishers, particularly DC Comics. An illustrator is a graphic artist who specializes in enhancing written text by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... DC Comics is one of the largest American companies in comic book and related media publishing. ...

Born in Trieste, Italy in 1907, Premiani emigrated to Argentina in 1930. There he drew for the newspaper Critica and Patoruzu. In the United States, he drew most notably the original incarnations of the Doom Patrol in 1963 and the Teen Titans in 1964, both series being cult favourites that have survived in one form or another since their original creation for the DC Comics universe. He is also cited as the original artist for the first adventures of Cave Carson, a spelunker/geologist and adventurer also part of DC's fictional pantheon since 1960, and is among the first published Tomahawk artists. His work for the American market dates as far back as 1937 in the pages of Detective Comics. Trieste (Italian: Trieste; Slovenian and Croatian: Trst; German: Triest; Hungarian: Trieszt; Latin: Tergeste; Serbian: Трст or Trst) is a city and port in northeastern Italy right on the border with Slovenia. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article contains a trivia section. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Teen Titans redirects here. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... DC Comics is one of the largest American companies in comic book and related media publishing. ... Cave Carson (real name Calvin Carson) is a fictional character that appeared in stories published by DC Comics. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Tomahawk is a comic book character whose adventures were published by DC Comics during the 1950s and 1960s in his own comics series. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Cover of Detective Comics #27 (May 1939). ...

He died in Buenos Aires, Argentina in September 1984. For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Comic creator: Bruno Premiani (478 words)
Bruno Premiani was an Italian Anti-fascist with a passion for history, who became a successful comic book artist in Argentina and the United States.
From 1921 to 1925, Premiani studied at the high school of arts and crafts in Trieste, which was a part of Italy by now.
In the meantime, the Italian government kept track of Premiani's anti-fascist activities for the Crítica daily, and stated that Premiani was to be arrested when he got back to Italy.
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Premiani’s life was long a mystery to admirers in the US, who saw his subtle draftsmanship as a welcome relief to the bombastic superhero drawings that have come to represent comic books.
Giordano Bruno Premiani was born to Francesco Premiani and Antonia Sambo.
Premiani’s touch, as always, brought a sense of class and historical accuracy to the character though sharing the character with Fred Ray, history buff artist without par, meant he would be in good company.
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