Born: 1912 July 15 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1996 August 18 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Biography: Al Bertino was an animator who wrote some Disney comic characters for the international market in the 1960s. He also teamed up with fellow animator Dick Kinney, to do comics, probably for Disney as well.
Before his time as an animator, Bertino worked as an illustrator and cartoonist, creating covers for the Los Angeles Times magazine, "Home".
Additional biographical information for Bertino can be found:
Internet Movie Database (IMDB) (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0078126/);
The Disney Wiki (https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Al_Bertino); and
Los Angeles Time, "Albert Bertino; Creator of Many Disney Favorites", by Myrna Oliver, August 22, 1996 (https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1996-08-22-mn-36673-story.html).
Notes: It is possible that the "Bert" pen name used at Pines in 1940 belongs to someone else.