Überblick:Pressestimmen 'An Italian comics masterpiece is coming to America in a big way this year: Under the Sign of Capricorn...' - Publishers Weekly“Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn brings one of the most exciting and original adventure narratives in the world of graphic novels to American shores with the beauty and intelligence of the author intact....The perfect introduction to the character. Corto Maltese is as timeless as Batman or The Man With No Name in the Sergio Leones film series that made Clint Eastwood a star.” -Mark Squirek The New York Journal of Books“An absolute treasure containing outstanding work by an acknowledged master creator one who has long been out of reach of comic book fans... I recommend this to any true fan of comic book storytelling. It's that good.” - Project-Nerd“A stunning package that gives Pratt's creation the respect it deserves...IDW's collection brings Pratt's iconic work to the U.S. without losing any of its heart and soul and readers should quickly seize this opportunity to experience one of the medium's great works.” -A.V. Club“A home run shot that is going to just keep going all the way out of the stadium and into orbit.” - The Scoop Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Hugo Pratt (1927-1995) is considered one of the great graphic novelists in the history of the medium. His strips graphic works and watercolors have been exhibited at the Grand Palais in Paris and the Vittoriano in Rome and a landmark show in 2011 at the Pinacotheque in Paris drew 215000 visitors hailing Pratt as 'the inventor of the literary comic strip.'