Francesco Tullio Altan
Francesco Tullio Altan (b. 1942) is an Italian cartoonist, scriptwriter and satirist. Having graduated from architecture studies, he embarked on a career as a cartoonist for children, later becoming the creator of Pimpa and Kamillo Kromo as well several other well-known comic strips published in major Italian press titles including Espresso, Panorama and La Repubblica. He is also the author of several parodies of celebrities and the creator of the communist machine operator Cipputi.