Antonio Terenghi

Antonio Terenghi
Born (1921-10-31)31 October 1921
Alano di Piave
Died 26 October 2014(2014-10-26) (aged 92)
Occupation comics artist

Antonio Terenghi (31 October 1921 – 26 October 2014) was an Italian comics artist.

Born in Alano di Piave, Province of Belluno to a humble family, at young age Terenghi moved with his family to Milan, where he started working as an apprentice for a grocer and a blacksmith.[1] He began drawing comics at eight years as an autodidact.[1] Among his best known characters, Pedrito el Drito, one of the most enduring characters in the history of Italian comics, and the bizarre Tarzanetto.[2][3] He continued to produce strips up to 85 years old.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 Maurizio Bonassina (10 April 2014). "Terenghi, il papà di Pedrito el Drito". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  2. Gianni Bono. Guida al fumetto italiano. Epierre, 2003. pp. 1453, 1873–1874.
  3. Luca Boschi (26 October 2014). "Antonio Terenghi, Un Maestro!". Il Sole 24 Ore. Retrieved 26 October 2014.

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