Rome celebrates 70 years of Tex comic

Tex: 70 Anni di un Mito at Mattatoio in Testaccio.

24 May-14 July. The Italian comic series Tex is the subject of an exhibition of drawings, photographs and archive material on the comic's 70th anniversary at the Mattatoio in the Testaccio district of Rome.

Created by writer Gian Luigi Bonelli and illustrator Aurelio Galleppini, the comic series follows the fictional Western-style character of ranger Tex Willer and was first published in 1948.

The comic is among the most popular in Italy and also has a fan base in Brazil, Finland, Norway, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, France, Serbia, Israel and Spain.

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Address Mattatoio, Piazza Orazio Giustiniani, Roma, RM, Italia

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Rome celebrates 70 years of Tex comic

Mattatoio, Piazza Orazio Giustiniani, Roma, RM, Italia