Saturday, September 1, 2012

Sergio Toppi 1932-2012


The great Italian comics artist and illustrator Sergio Toppi passed away several weeks ago. Posting the following artworks is a way to remember him.









8 comments:

  1. Arrivederci signor Toppi. A truly talented man, a great influence for many.

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  2. In the same year we lost Moebius and Toppi... so sad :(

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  3. I've been looking around for a while to see if he had a book of his collected work but can't seem to find anything. Anybody know of one?

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  4. There are this one http://www.amazon.it/Sergio-Toppi-segno-della-storia/dp/8896197090/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346589381&sr=1-2), this one http://www.amazon.it/Al-di-l%C3%A0-del-West/dp/8873901794/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346589381&sr=1-6 and this (not available on Amazon but possibly elsewhere) http://www.amazon.it/Sergio-Toppi-nero-bianco-eccezioni/dp/888782732X/ref=sr_1_39?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346589590&sr=1-39

    All 3 are in Italian.

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  5. I'm not familiar with his work. But the way he used form and boxed his work outside of the conventional square canvas is inspiring.

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  6. Didn't know his work, but looks like it have been a great influence for Simon Bisley, don't you think?
    Great artist.

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  7. Stuart Ng has a number of Sergio Toppi books available:

    http://stuartngbooks.com/?subcats=Y&status=A&pshort=Y&pfull=Y&pname=Y&pkeywords=Y&search_performed=Y&cid=0&q=sergio+toppi&x=0&y=0&dispatch=products.search

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  8. It's sad Dibumac but it's so, that's how life goes you wouldn't know when our time comes he left a precious legacy with his art, He Was lucky for being able to do that till the end. RIP Master

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