The Italian polyvalent artist - musician, screenwriter and artist, Luca Tito Faraci will be a guest at the Fourth Comic book Weekend Festival organized by Herceg Novi Comic festival (HSF) in collaboration with the Italian Embassy and JUK Herceg Fest, and within this year's jubilee 50th Edition of Mimosa Festival.
This year's comic weekend will be held from February 14th to 16th and is dedicated to the Italian cultural strip phenomenon Tex Willer, who celebrates 70 years.
From 2007 until today, he has made several dozens of issues, as well as two maxi editions, one of the most famous comic book heroes - legendary Tex, and beside him, another guest at the comics weekend is the great Italian artist Walter Venturi. This phenomenal artist was the guest of the 12th edition of Herceg Novi Comic festival held last year in September, and since 2012 works for the publishing house Bonelli Editori which also publishes Tex.
Guests of the Fourth Comics weekend are also the representatives of Belgrade publishing house “Veseli Četvrtak” (Merry Thursday), representatives of Bonelli for the local market, who will give a lecture on the history and success of the comic Tex Willer phenomenon in these areas, while Tito Faraci as one of the best experts on Tex will be given a general lecture on the cult ranger and the adventures of this comic hero for 70 years.
The Comic Weekend will begin on Thursday, February 14th at 7 pm, with the opening of the 70th anniversary Tex Willer exhibition at the lobby of Dvorana Park, where the guests from Italy will present the works. The next two days, Dvorana Park, the City Café, Nikola Đurković Square, the HSF comic workshop will hold lectures, workshops with young artists and students from Herceg Novi, all accompanied by standard drawings for fans, comic books exchange stock and famous HSF parties.
Text by CdM, on January 29th 2019, read more at CdM