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Alberto Breccia

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Alberto Breccia was an Uruguay-born Argentine comics artist and writer.

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Breccia moved with his parents to Buenos Aires, Argentina when he was three years old. After leaving school, Breccia worked in a tripe packing plant and in 1938 he got a job for the magazine El Resero, where he wrote articles and drew the covers.

In 1960 he began to work for European publishers via a Buenos Aries based art agency: for British publishing house Fleetway he drew a few westerns and war stories. This period did not last long. (His son Enrique Breccia would also draw a few war stories for Fleetway in the late 1960s, such as Spy 13.

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