Ascanio Adalberto Martinez
|Ascanio Adalberto Martinez|
|Born:||October 4, 1938|
|Nationality:||Argentina / Spanish|
Ascanio Adalberto Martinez is an Argentine comics artist and illustrator.
Self-taught and un-paid Ascanio starts his work in 1959 with "Sueño de muerte" (Dream of Death) which appeared in "Corso Pete". In 1962 he made made cartoons like "El billete de Lotería" from a screenplay by Peter Mazzino in "Bala de Plata" and "X-9". He also drew various artwork, covers and even photo novels.
Early 60 he started working for Editorial Lainez (EDMAL) with: El Canadiense, Cruz Peralta, el nutriero (El Gorrión), Phillip Clark, detective de Chicago and others. His stories was published in various comic books as: El Gorrión, Puño Fuerte, Impacto, Fuego, Mandrake and El Fantasma in which he also drew several covers.