Born: 1925 September 25 in Cremona, Lombardia [Lombardy], Italy
Died: 1999 May 30 in Cremona, Lombardia [Lombardy], Italy
Biography: Aldo Torchio studied painting, sculpture, set design and decoration at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts.
He attended the Leone XIII school in Milan and began drawing for Italian educational publications in 1948. Between 1951 and 1953 he worked for Cino Del Duca in Paris, and illustrated comic versions of famous novels for the French market. In Italy, he drew covers and comic stories for Domenica del Corriere and Grand Hotel.
In 1951, he took over art duties on 'Il Cavaliere Ideale' from Alvaro Mairani in Il Intrepido. He also drew covers for Bufalo Bill' (1956) and for Intrepido Sport.
In the sixties and seventies he illustrated Piccole Donne for Selezione Ragazzi. He also drew covers for Il Monello and Intrepedo. In 1984, he also started drawing comics for these two publications.